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Preventable or not? Driver’s U-turn goes awry

As truck driver John Doe attempted a wide U-turn from the left lane, he struck a car that had pulled up next to him in the right lane. Was this ...

Dart Network promotes Langley to president

Dart Network (CCJ Top 250, No. 58) announced that James Langley has been promoted to president of three of its companies: Dart Holding Co., Highway Sales and Logistics. Langley has more ...

Indicators: Shippers ‘feeling the pinch’ of tight truck market

Market conditions for shippers and carriers have "diverged dramatically" in recent months, says FTR, with tight truck capacity pushing rates higher and swinging the market in carriers' favor.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Disruptions loom: E-commerce, shifting freight patterns, smaller vehicles all on the way

Analysts predict economic disruptions and changing freight patterns will spur the trucking industry to lean more heavily on less-than-truckload hauls, medium-duty straight trucks and vans, shorter routes and final-mile delivery.
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Uber Freight adds advance truck posting, load searching tools

Following last August's introduction of a set of personalized features for app users, the two new features will give users more load planning functionality while working within the company freight ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker’s evasive maneuver puts doubles in the ditch

This video is an adaptation of a scenario pulled from the CCJ Preventable or Not manual. It is presented via a partnership between CCJ and Instructional Technologies. Truck driver John ...

Indicators: Truck tonnage reveals ‘really strong’ freight market

The amount of freight moved by the for-hire trucking industry in November, as measured by the  American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, jumped again, gaining 2.3 percent from October ...

Will blockchain extend or disrupt your business?

How and when the “digital ledger” technology of blockchain will make an impact in transportation and logistics remains to be seen.

Fleets to see tax bills slashed by looming tax overhaul

Carriers will likely be some of the larger beneficiaries of the tax reform bill in the works in Congress, as the bill sets a new 21 percent corporate tax rate, ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Autonomous trucking promises a leaner, safer trucking industry

In the past three years, few equipment-based technologies have garnered as much speculation as autonomy, particularly related to its viability within trucking, the timeline for which such technologies may come ...

ELD makers report spike in users as mandate goes live

A wave of new ELD users on Monday tested the systems of ELD makers, with some reporting brief outages due to the volume of users registering their e-logs for the ...

Congestion costs fleets $7.71 million per day in five most congested cities, study says

Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Seattle and San Jose are the five most traffic-congested cities in the U.S., according to TomTom Telematics research.