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Navistar posts second straight positive quarter, closes year in the black for first time in 6 years

The fourth quarter this year – Navistar's second consecutive profitable quarter – represents a swing of $169 million dollars compared to 2016.

Stevens Transport driver, Army vet wins new Kenworth

Gregg Softy was recognized Friday at a ceremony at the Chamber’s Washington headquarters as part of the contest, which is supported by Kenworth and FASTPORT.

Trailer orders grow in November

Annualized trailer order number are now 295,000 for the past twelve months. 

Congestion costs fleets $7.71 million per day in five most congested cities, study says

Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Seattle and San Jose are the five most traffic-congested cities in the U.S., according to TomTom Telematics research.

Flatbed fleet Hornady offering drivers a $6,000 sign-on bonus

The bonus pays out over 18 months in three-month increments to company drivers signing on with the company before the end of January.

With ELD mandate here, FMCSA looks to clarify personal use of trucks

The changes are mostly geared toward straight truck drivers. FMCSA appears to envision drivers of tractor-trailer combination vehicles dropping their trailer before using the truck as a personal conveyance vehicle. The ...

OOIDA, FMCSA offer oral arguments in case over sleep apnea guidance

Attorneys for OOIDA and the DOT went head to head in court last month, with OOIDA claiming the DOT violated federal law by tucking a sleep apnea provision into a ...

Judge delays trial between tech giants Uber, Google involving self-driving truck tech

Waymo, a company dedicated to developing autonomous car technology, claims ride-sharing company Uber orchestrated efforts to raid thousands of its confidential files. Newly discovered evidence in the case spurred the ...

Polls: ELD compliance among fleets hovering around 70 percent as deadline looms

With just days remaining for carriers and drivers to transition from paper logs to electronic logging devices to comply with the federal government’s mandate, adoption of the devices remains well ...

Online registry of DOT-approved med examiners down due to technical issues

The online tool that truck drivers use to find a U.S. DOT-certified examiner to obtain their medical certification is indefinitely down, according to a memo posted to the Federal Motor ...

New research shows experienced drivers less satisfied with pay in 2017

A study by Stay Metrics found the retention advantage of experienced drivers is eroding due to dissatisfaction with pay.

Bill in Congress would require side underride guards on trailers, bolster rear guards

The lawmakers introducing the legislation say a side underride guard mandate would save hundreds of lives a year. ATA contends that, while the guards could improve safety, the focus should ...