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March truck order levels rank in Top 3 all-time

Orders for the first quarter of 2018 were the largest totals of any quarter in history.

ATRI highlights CDL testing, autonomous tech, marijuana policy as 2018 top research priorities

The American Transportation Research Institute has identified six trucking-related topics as its top research priorities in 2018. These topics include state-by-state CDL testing requirements, the impact of autonomous technologies on ...

Missouri-based fleet seeks ELD waiver for certain government loads

In order to haul these loads for the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory, electronic tracking of shipments, including ELDs, must be disabled “in order to limit identification of the ...

Celadon, facing SEC investigation, says $200-$250M discrepancy in income reported for recent years

The company acknowledged Tuesday it likely will not meet the May 2 deadline set by the SEC for reissuing the forms to prevent being delisted. Trading of Celadon stock was ...

Indicators: Flatbed rates soar as spring freight season comes on, reefer and van hold strong

Rates on the spot market remained strong in March, with flatbed soaring to its highest per-mile average in at least even years, according to monthly rates data from Truckstop.com, likely ...
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Spring brings higher diesel prices

During the most recent week, ending April 2, the price of a gallon of diesel across the U.S. increased by 3.2 cents to $3.042, the highest fuel prices have been ...

William England, who helped build C.R. England into trucking giant, passes at 95

One of the family members who helped make C.R. England a leading U.S. trucking company has passed. William Knight England, 95, died on March 28.

Crime report: Illegal hazmat transport, CDL fraud, illegal gasoline dumping

A propane company owner was sentenced after illegally transporting hazmat in interstate commerce without a CDL, a Louisiana trucker was charged with dumping between 20 and 30 barrels of gasoline ...

Carrier and driver info safe in recent attempt to compromise examiner registry, FMCSA says

The agency said in December there had been "unauthorized access" to the system, prompting the site's outage. The agency has not provided further details, nor has it provided a timeline ...

ATA: Driver pay up 15 percent since 2013

ATA's findings are in line with the myriad of fleets who have announced driver pay increases in recent years, as well as findings from the American Transportation Research Institute, who's ...

FMCSA seeking input on regs to help deployment of autonomous trucks

The effort to evaluate regulations that could affect the deployment of autonomous trucks is part of a larger U.S. Department of Transportation initiative to clear a regulatory path for autonomous ...

Recall issued for certain Autocar, Hino tractors

The Autocar recall affects approximately 1,320 model year 2014-2018 Xpeditor trucks equipped with a factory-installed methane detection system. Hino also announced a recall that affects approximately 45 model year 2018-2019 ...

Drivers for Big G Express, WEL Companies named 2017’s top drivers, win $25,000 each

Big G Express driver Stephen Richardson and WEL Companies owner-operator Philip Keith have been named the top truckers of 2017, earning them $25,000 cash each. The announcement came Tuesday night ...

The art of the deal: fleet execs talk acquisitions at TCA event

At the annual Truckload Carriers Association member conference on Mar. 27 in Kissimmee, Fla., fleet executives shared their thoughts on what it takes to successfully close deals.