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Super Service raises driver pay

Super Service announced it is increasing driver pay by 4 cents-per-mile for OTR drivers and by 2 cents-per-mile for students and regional drivers.

Truck orders top 30K for three straight months, close 2017 at 290K units

The North American equipment market continues to show strength entering 2018, with Class 8 orders for the past 12 months totaling 290,000 units.

FMCSA to study truck drivers’ commuting habits, safety impacts

The agency says it intends to study the ramifications of “excessive commuting on safety and driver fatigue” after surveying drivers.

Congress sends human trafficking bills with CDL ban to Trump

The No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act will permanently disqualify anyone convicted of a human trafficking violation involving a commercial vehicle from holding a CDL. Its sister bill, the ...

Indicators: Dry van market closes 2017 with record-high rates, load availability; trucking employment dips

The load-to-truck ratio on the spot market in the dry van segment closed December with a record-high 9-to-1 load-to-truck ratio, according to DAT Solutions -- the most tilted load-to-truck ...
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Trucker shut down after two serious crashes, failed drug test

During a post-crash drug test, Robert Schefflmaer tested positive for a Schedule 1 controlled substance. The post-crash investigation also revealed Schefflmaer had multiple hours-of-service violations in the two weeks leading ...

Oilfield operators, trash haulers petition FMCSA for ELD exemption

Trash hauling and recycling fleet American Disposal Services, oilfield service fleet Cudd Energy Services, the Agricultural Retailers Association and the Association of Energy Service Companies, which includes well service rig ...

Winter storm slams East Coast, states suspend hours regs for some drivers

Governors in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New York and New Jersey have issued emergency declarations for all or portions of their respective states, triggering the suspension of hours-of-service regulations ...

Preventable or not? Trucker’s rig mauled by mall maniac

As trucker John Doe prepared to turn, a four-wheeler rocketed out of a shopping mall and crashed into his truck’s right fender. Was this a preventable accident?

Major fleet launches $40,000 bonus program for teams

Covenant Transport's $40,000 Teaming Bonus program, which goes into effect Feb. 1, will pay $2,000 in bonus money to teams each time the team runs 60,000 paid miles together.

OOIDA’s petition for ELD exemption for small carriers open for comment

OOIDA has asked FMCSA to exempt small businesses who have no at-fault crashes on their record and who have a “Satisfactory” or “Conditional” from the ELD mandate.

Congress set to take up trucking reforms, confirmation of FMCSA chief and infrastructure spending this session

Lawmakers in the House and Senate return to Washington this week for the start of the first Congressional session of 2018, and a few hot issues related to trucking could ...

GM commercial truck segment soars to company’s largest for fleet deliveries

Sales of Chevy's reintroduced cabovers have been "progressive" to-date as customers increasingly realize GM has re-entered the segment. 

Diesel prices start 2018 near $3 a gallon mark

The country's average diesel price starts 2018 near the $3 a gallon mark, putting diesel at its highest point in nearly three years. Diesel last topped $3 per gallon in ...