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Driver who saved crash victim named 2018 Goodyear Highway Hero

Frank Vieira, a driver for Connell Transport out of Hamilton, Ontario, says he was “put in the right place at the right time” last year when he was driving on ...

Congress clears bill exempting livestock haulers from ELD mandate through September

Both chambers of Congress on Thursday passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill that allows livestock haulers to run without electronic logging devices through the end of September. The bill has ...

Driver shortage: It’s a good time to be an owner-operator

Owner-operators are reaping the benefits of a hot freight market, where spot rates jumped more than 20 percent at the end of last year.

BFGoodrich debuts two severe duty tires

BFGoodrich introduced two all-terrain tires for the severe service market Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The new BFGoodrich Cross Control S (steer) and Cross Control D (drive) ...

Congress’ budget deal extends ELD waiver for livestockers, separate bill pushes for under-21 truckers

Livestock haulers would have until the end of September to adopt an ELD under Congress' Wednesday-released spending package. However, the bill skips, at least for now, reforms on driver pay ...
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Driver Deficit: Drivers tell it like it is

It's no surprise that three out of four respondents to a recent survey of drivers and leased owner-operators cited low pay as the reason fleets have a hard time recruiting ...

States ban trucks from interstates due to severe winter storm

Winter Storm Toby is expected to dump as much as 18-24 inches of snow along the I-95 corridor through Thursday. Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York have banned trucks from ...

Indicators: Truck tonnage dipped in February

“Despite a softer February than January, freight remains robust as exhibited in the year-over-year increase,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “The drivers of truck freight – personal consumption, factory ...

Uber Freight debuts discount program for active carriers

The Uber Freight Plus program includes fuel and maintenance discounts, discounts on cell phone plans, as well as rebates on the acquisition of additional equipment.

Diesel prices drop for sixth straight week

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.972 following a four-tenths of a cent decrease during the most recent week.

CCJ Economic Outlook: Fleets plan to put tax cuts to work

The new tax reform legislation enacted at the end of last year certainly is a reason Trump’s pro-business policy received high marks from flee survey respondents. According to the survey ...

Knight-Swift acquires 400-truck Abilene Motor Express

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, the truckload giant formed via the merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation last year, has acquired the 400-truck fleet Abilene Motor Express, according to documents filed ...

Indicators: Driver turnover rate eased in fourth quarter

“Despite this dip in turnover, the driver market remains tight and the driver shortage remains a real concern for fleets and the industry,” said ATA Chief Economist Costello said. “If ...

Small number of 2018 Macks being recalled

The recall affects approximately 135 model year 2018 Anthem, Granite and Pinnacle tractors manufactured between April 18, 2017, and Dec. 18, 2017. If the light control module fails, the trucks ...