Daily Archives: September 12, 2018

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5 states awarded grants…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the third consecutive year, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) are awarding grants..

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ALK Technologies launches new…

PRINCETON, N.J. —  ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company and global provider of transportation technology and mobility solutions, has launched a trip planning driver app—MileOn by..

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One good toll deserves…

WASHINGTON — The Journal of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) reports that following Maryland’s plans to add toll lanes to..

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DTNA adds 2 connectivity…

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced two new connectivity services into its Detroit Connect portfolio — Detroit Connect Direct and a..

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Wabash names Brent Yeagy…

LAFAYETTE, Ind. —  Wabash National Corp., a producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, said that Brent L. Yeagy, president and chief operating officer of..

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NATSO launches Alternative Fuels…

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – NATSO, the national association representing the travel plaza and help fuel retailers leverage the resources necessary to learn about and incorporate alternative..

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Pilot Flying J opens…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J will open four Pilot Travel Centers in Bunkie, Louisiana, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Monument, Colorado and Hempstead, Texas, throughout the..

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California meets greenhouse gas…

LOS ANGELES  — California greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels, meeting an early target years ahead of schedule and putting the state well on..

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June U.S. Class 8…

Sales of Class 8 truck in the United States in June scored a triple crown, topping the previous month, the same month last year and..

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CFI raises pay for…

JOPLIN, Mo. — CFI, a North American full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of TFI International, is increasing mileage pay for experienced over-the-road long-haul drivers, as well..

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ATA advises truckers, driving…

With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Southeastern United States, the American Trucking Associations advised truck drivers, as well as the motoring public, to take..

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Volvo Trucks presents 'future…

Volvo Trucks is now presenting a new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation,..

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U.S. likely surpassed Russia,…

The United States has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest crude oil producer earlier this year, says the U.S. Energy..

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FMCSA includes Kentucky, Tennessee…

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has added Kentucky and Tennessee to the states where it is suspending size and weight, and hours regulations for..

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3.9% of drivers placed…

GREENBELT, Md. — Of the total inspections conducted this past June 5-7 by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) as part of its annual International..

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Cha-ching. We called it…

If only it had been the lottery. You may recall that in the November 1-15 issue, we made a prediction that when the American Transportation..

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October U.S. Class 8…

While the sales of Class 8 trucks in the United States increased in October over September's total, the big news continues to be the year-over-year..

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TCA, FreightWaves form partnership…

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association and FreightWave have formed an exclusive partnership whose first initiative — Truckload Indexes — will be a “unique”..

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DAT Freight Index: Hurricanes…

PORTLAND, Ore. — Severe weather in Asia and the U.S. Eastern seaboard slowed seasonal freight flows in October, leading to truckload transportation delays at U.S...

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In this episode we cover:
- Insane U-turn by semi
- Cargo thieves get smarter
- Personal conveyance questions answered
Plus more news at https://t.co/l2LTQOYLDg

The EPA wants to place stricter emissions standards on heavy-duty truck engines: https://t.co/iRhBNePIHn

WINTER TRUCKING SAFETY: Look before you step! Make sure you place your foot where there is traction to support your weight. Be especially careful on uneven ground. Hold onto the vehicle as you transfer your weight. Be careful as steps may freeze up and not look slippery.

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