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May truck orders slide for first time in seven months

Total orders for the past twelve months have totaled 211,000 units.

Court orders Werner to pay nearly $800k to driver trainees

A federal jury awarded $779,127 in damages in a class action suit against Werner Enterprises Inc. and a subsidiary after allegedly violating minimum wage laws by failing to pay driver ...

Indicators: Trucking employment flat, conditions for shippers signal swing in carriers’ favor

Total employment in the for-hire trucking industry was nearly unchanged in May from April, falling by 100 jobs in the month. Moreover, market conditions are steadily swinging in favor of ...
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International Roadcheck inspection spree begins Tuesday

Inspectors will primarily be conducting Level I inspections, but they will specifically be keying in on cargo securement throughout the 72-hour event.

Google parent company enters self-driving truck race

Last month, Waymo claimed to have reached 3 million miles of self-driving on public roads in just 7 months of testing.

FMCSA scraps rulemaking on raising liability insurance minimums for carriers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is slated Monday to officially withdraw a rulemaking intended to explore the pros and cons of increasing liability insurance minimums for motor carriers. The ...

Ritchie Bros. set to acquire online auctioneer IronPlanet

Ritchie Bros. will maintain its global headquarters and technology presence in Vancouver, and confirmed that Pleasanton, Calif., IronPlanet’s headquarters, will also be one of its key technology hubs.

CVSA out-of-service criteria relating to ELD compliance tied to duty status records requirements

Here are the ELD compliance issues CVSA will act on to place drivers out of service.

Texas sets framework for autonomous vehicle operation in the state

The Texas legislature last week passed a bill to establish a basic regulatory framework for autonomous vehicle operation in the state, including allowing vehicles without humans present in the vehicle ...

Volvo’s new regional tractor ‘well received,’ expected to drive marketshare

Volvo says 92.5 percent of all its trucks are ordered with Volvo-branded engines, and nearly 91 percent are spec'd with an I-Shift transmission.

Free CCJ webinar to focus on using technology to improve recruiting, retention

Attendees will be able to hear how fleets are employing social, digital and mobile platforms to reach new drivers, track the effectiveness of recruiting advertising and engage with their driver ...

ATRI seeking carrier input on driver pay, truck costs, fuel and more for annual Costs of Trucking study

The data collected from this research, along with previous ATRI reports, will give nine full years of trucking cost information that the group says gives carriers a benchmarking tool and ...

Entangled in a legal mess, Uber makes changes to self-driving truck venture

Levandowski's departure from the company stems from a court order issued this month by the judge overseeing a lawsuit against Uber and Otto brought by Google and its self-driving car ...

Proposed legislation would further ease military vets’ transition to trucking

Two bills recently approved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee would, if passed by both chambers of Congress, allow more VA medical professionals to conduct DOT physicals and expand ...