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Diesel prices fall to nearly $3 flat

Diesel fuel prices tumbled for the second week in a row, resulting in a nearly 6-cent decrease over the last two weeks after starting the year with six weeks of ...

Indicators: Tonnage ticked up in January, jumps year over year

“Last month’s gain in tonnage fit with the anecdotal reports we have been hearing from fleets – that freight was solid in what is typically a softer month,” said ATA ...

Goodyear names three finalists for Highway Hero award

One finalist helped end a high-speed police chase in Ohio, another driver helped an injured motorcyclist by blocking traffic and providing aid until paramedics could arrive, and the other finalist ...

Cargo theft risk remains high despite falling number of reports, firm says

For the first time in eight years, food and drinks did not top the list of most-stolen items in 2017. Instead, home and garden products took the top spot, accounting ...
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Videos: Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft Walk-Around

Check out the new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft spec as Peterbilt Motor Company's Scott Newhouse, chief engineer, and Wesley Slavin,on-highway marketing manager, provide exterior and interior walk-arounds and discuss the ...

Trailer orders top 40K for third consecutive month

FTR says overall business confidence is surging due to tax reform and is making "a hot market even hotter.”

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood convicted of fraud charges in diesel rebate scheme

Mark Hazelwood, the former president who helmed truck stop giant Pilot Flying J when the company allegedly systemically defrauded trucking companies out of millions of dollars in owed fuel rebate ...

Another trade group seeks ELD exemption for drivers

The National Electrical Contractors Association, which represents 4,000 members who install, repair and maintain the infrastructure of electrical utilities, says these companies drive commercial utility vehicles as a secondary responsibility ...

Peterbilt GM: Truck market poised for further growth in 2018

The Class 8 truck market in the United States and Canada in 2018 is setting up to be one of the strongest sales years on record, said Kyle Quinn, general ...

Peterbilt introduces UltraLoft intergral cab spec for Model 579

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced the UltraLoft, a new 80-inch sleeper configuration for its Model 579 tractor that brings an integral cab design to the product range to enhance ergonomics and ...

OOIDA presses FMCSA to institute hours overhaul, add 14-hour flexibility

Under OOIDA’s proposal, drivers would not be required to take the 30-minute break and would be allowed to take a rest break of up to three consecutive hours and “effectively ...

TrailerTail aero devices can now be mounted higher on trailers

In the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s decision to grant the exemption, the agency says rear identification lamps and clearance lamps can be moved from the top of trailers and ...

Uber: Trucking to become more localized, driver jobs should be safe

Uber’s Feb. 1 report comes amid growing concerns among drivers and regulators about the impact that a sudden uptake of autonomous truck tech would have on the millions of workers ...