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Oilfield operators, trash haulers petition FMCSA for ELD exemption

Trash hauling and recycling fleet American Disposal Services, oilfield service fleet Cudd Energy Services, the Agricultural Retailers Association and the Association of Energy Service Companies, which includes well service rig ...

Winter storm slams East Coast, states suspend hours regs for some drivers

Governors in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New York and New Jersey have issued emergency declarations for all or portions of their respective states, triggering the suspension of hours-of-service regulations ...

Preventable or not? Trucker’s rig mauled by mall maniac

As trucker John Doe prepared to turn, a four-wheeler rocketed out of a shopping mall and crashed into his truck’s right fender. Was this a preventable accident?

Major fleet launches $40,000 bonus program for teams

Covenant Transport's $40,000 Teaming Bonus program, which goes into effect Feb. 1, will pay $2,000 in bonus money to teams each time the team runs 60,000 paid miles together.

OOIDA’s petition for ELD exemption for small carriers open for comment

OOIDA has asked FMCSA to exempt small businesses who have no at-fault crashes on their record and who have a “Satisfactory” or “Conditional” from the ELD mandate.
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Congress set to take up trucking reforms, confirmation of FMCSA chief and infrastructure spending this session

Lawmakers in the House and Senate return to Washington this week for the start of the first Congressional session of 2018, and a few hot issues related to trucking could ...

GM commercial truck segment soars to company’s largest for fleet deliveries

Sales of Chevy's reintroduced cabovers have been "progressive" to-date as customers increasingly realize GM has re-entered the segment. 

Diesel prices start 2018 near $3 a gallon mark

The country's average diesel price starts 2018 near the $3 a gallon mark, putting diesel at its highest point in nearly three years. Diesel last topped $3 per gallon in ...

Dart Network promotes Langley to president

Dart Network (CCJ Top 250, No. 58) announced that James Langley has been promoted to president of three of its companies: Dart Holding Co., Highway Sales and Logistics. Langley has more ...

Indicators: Shippers ‘feeling the pinch’ of tight truck market

Market conditions for shippers and carriers have "diverged dramatically" in recent months, says FTR, with tight truck capacity pushing rates higher and swinging the market in carriers' favor.

Used truck sales improving but values still lag 2016 levels

Class 8 same dealer used truck sales dropped 17 percent last month according to ACT Research.

Class 8 truck backlog growing as inventories fall for second time this year

While build dates grew, inventory contracted in November contracted for the first time since January.

XPO Logistics drivers in New York file to join Teamster union

John Bulgaro, President of Local 294 in Albany, says XPO workers in Albany reached out to the union "because they are tired of having no say on the job."