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ELD Buyers’ Guide: How drivers, ELDs track duty status

From CCJ's comprehensive ELD guide: While electronic logs generally automate parts of logkeeping and in some ways simplify the rest, they still require direct driver involvement in most duty status ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker spurned by merge in downtown delivery

While trucker John Doe attempted to merge into downtown traffic, a four-wheeler zipped around him and Doe's rig clipped the car's rear fender. Could Doe have prevented this accident?

The two ELD options: Smartphone-based platforms vs. dedicated devices

Though there are plenty of variations, two types of ELDs have emerged: Dedicated units and so-called BYOD ("bring your own device") systems. More here in CCJ's comprehensive ELD buyers' guide. ...

TCA urges Congress to forgo any increases to 80,000-pound limit

Responding to an apparent push by legislators eyeing an increase to a 91,000-pound, six-axle limit, TCA told lawmakers in the letter that an 11,000-pound increase in the country’s truck weight ...
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Famed political strategist Karl Rove to talk politics and trucking at CCJ Spring Symposium

These topics will be discussed in detail by Symposium's keynote speakers – political strategist Karl Rove, Fast Company magazine editor and managing director Robert Safian and economist William Strauss.

Indicators: Conditions for carriers appear stronger, trucking employment continues to grow

Recent trucking indicators: Market conditions for carriers saw positive momentum in February, though rate growth could be sluggish for the next few months. Also, the for-hire trucking industry added 4,700 ...

Schneider begins trading on NYSE, raises estimated $550M

Schneider National began trading on the New York Stock Exchange's NASDAQ market Thursday, April 6, with an initial public offering price of $19 a share. With the company's initial offering ...

Supreme Court won’t hear driver’s sleep apnea screening lawsuit against Crete

The Supreme Court has ruled it will not hear a truck driver’s lawsuit against Crete Carrier Corp., leaving in place a lower court ruling in favor of Crete and its ...

Court rules against CRST in case involving sexual harassment claims brought by driver

A federal appeals court has ruled against CRST International in a case regarding a female truck operator and her allegations against the company that it allowed a hostile work environment ...

CCJ Symposium panels to focus on autonomous tech, e-commerce

Two panels will be held during CCJ's Spring Symposium to discuss autonomous technology in trucking, as well as e-commerce and the changing freight landscape.

Rates in and out of Atlanta likely won’t be affected by I-85 closure

“I-85 is not a major truck lane through Atlanta,” says DAT's Ken Harper. “The impact is going to be minimal to negligable.”

Flatbed rates soared, reefer rates drove in March

Flatbed rates hit their highest mark in a year and a half. Reefer rates, however, sank to their second lowest point since early 2013.

ATBS hosting webinar for fleets on 2016 owner-operator miles, earnings

American Truck Business Services (ATBS) his holding a webinar this week for fleets to detail what 2016 looked like for owner-operators, what the ELD will do to the owner-operator population ...

Video: Preventable or not — Dry van hauler no match for midnight snow, fallen tree

Could the truck driver have prevented this crash? Watch the video to find out.