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California start-up completes first final-mile autonomous deliveries

udelv's distinctive orange fully electric vehicle features 18 secure cargo compartments with automatic doors.

Daimler gets exemption to allow lower windshield mounting of lane departure cameras

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in its decision to grant the exemption, states there is no indication the camera would obstruct drivers’ views of the highway, signs or traffic. ...

Comments due Thursday on OOIDA’s request to exempt small carriers from ELD mandate

The exemption, if granted, would apply to small businesses (those with up to $27.5 million a year in revenue) who have no at-fault crashes on their record and who have ...

Nikola Motor Company elects to manufacture its trucks in Arizona

Nikola Motor Company plans to begin begin transferring the company's research and development division and headquarters from Utah to Arizona immediately.
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20 fleets recognized as 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For

The carriers in the program must have at least 10 trucks and be nominated by a company driver or owner-operator. TCA says the fleets are being recognized “for providing exemplary ...

Natural gas truck sales inch upward

Electric vehicle technology continues to make strides as it further penetrates the various commercial vehicle classifications.

Diesel prices jumped 4.5 cents last week

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $3.070 – the highest point since the week ending Jan. 5, 2015.

FMCSA leaves questions swirling around hack of medical examiner site

Though FMCSA said earlier this month that it appears carriers', drivers' and examiners' information is safe in the hack, the agency has remained silent about key questions surrounding the hack ...

2017 saw record-low cargo theft numbers, report says

Cargo thefts incidents dropped by approximately 12 percent in 2017 when compared to 2016. CargoNet attributes much of the decline to successful law enforcement investigations the year prior, 2016.

KLLM announces pay increases for company drivers, independent contractors

KLLM Transport Services (CCJ Top 250, No. 35), a Jackson, Miss.-based refrigerated carrier, announced the largest pay increase in the company's 53-year history for both company drivers and independent contractors. Depending ...

CRST says drivers’s suit over in-cab pet without merit

The driver in the case claims CRST denied him employment because of the use of a service dog. CRST, however, says the dog was not a service animal and was ...

FMCSA’s carrier registration board to talk carrier fees, more at public meeting

During the meeting, the UCR board will talk about the finalization of 2018’s registration fees, consider vendor selection for the new national registration system and more. The meeting is open to ...

ATRI unveils U.S.’ top 10 freight bottlenecks

ATRI bases its list on average speeds, compiled using GPS data from more than 800,000 trucks at 300 congested locations across the country. Here are the top 10 freight bottlenecks ...

ELD compliance delay sought by Sikh, Punjabi trucker groups

SikhsPAC and the North American Punjabiz Trucker Association are requesting the delay for their “fresh produce shipper and small truck business members,” the exemption request states, who the groups say ...