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Crime report: Another CDL fraud scheme, former trooper sentenced in bribery scheme, more

A former Texas trooper was sentenced to 15 months in prison for accepting bribes from a trucking company for clean inspections, a pair of third-party CDL examiners in Mississippi were ...

Checks to Caterpillar engine owners issued for wrong amount, court docs show; checks to be reissued

Caterpillar has said it will be reissuing checks to former ACERT engine owners who were part of a $60 million class action settlement reached with the company in 2016, after ...

Trailer orders dip from historic January and February, remain strong

“The freight growth numbers we continue to see are very impressive across all trailer segments, especially flatbeds," says FTR's Don Ake. "Fleets are ordering trailers at a record pace to ...

Daseke announces acquisition of 430-truck Canadian oil rig moving company

Daseke has announced it is acquiring oil rig moving company Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, a fleet with approximately 430 tractors, 660 trailers and 200 light-duty trucks.

Large fleet boosting pay for reefer drivers

Maverick Transportation has announced a 5 cents-per-mile increase for drivers in its OTR Temperature Control Division.

Volkswagen pumps the brakes on Navistar takeover bid talk

According to a filing sent to the SEC Wednesday, and signed by VW T&B boss Andreas Renschler, Volkswagen "is not reporting any changes to its plans or proposals" for its partnership ...

Indicators: Conditions for carriers ‘best ever’ says FTR

With capacity constrained, freight demand climbing and rates humming, FTR says market conditions for carriers "reflect a best ever environment." FTR's monthly Trucking Conditions Index reached an all-time high reading ...

Trucks-only tolls in Rhode Island delayed until end of May

The delay is a result of further testing of the systems in Richmond and Hopkinton to make sure they are working properly.

Fuel prices soar to three-year high

A 6.1-cent jump in diesel fuel prices across the country during the week ending April 16 have diesel at its highest point of 2018, and its highest since the beginning ...

Updates on Unified Carrier Registration system on docket for public meeting this week

FMCSA announced in the Federal Register this week’s meeting will be held Thursday, April 19, from noon to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Items on the agenda for the meeting include the review and ...

New law in Colorado adds human trafficking course to CDL requirements

New CDL applicants in Colorado will have to complete a 30-minute training session by Truckers Against Trafficking at no extra cost in order to obtain their license. CDL schools in ...

Hear experts talk the ‘New Era of Trucking’ at CCJ’s annual Symposium

CCJ Symposium is set this year for May 21-23 at Hilton Head Island, S.C., and will be focused around the theme of "The New Era of Trucking."