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USDOT releases latest version of guidance for automated vehicles
USDOT releases latest version of guidance for automated vehicles

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Thursday released new federal guidance for automated vehicles, advancing its commitment to supporting the safe integration of automation into the broad multimodal..

California gas tax repeal campaign seeks federal inquiry
California gas tax repeal campaign seeks federal inquiry

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — Leaders of a campaign to repeal California's recent gas and diesel tax increase asked the federal government this week to investigate their claims that public resources have..

NHTSA report shows truck-crash fatalities increased in 2017
NHTSA report shows truck-crash fatalities increased in 2017

WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday that people killed in crashes involving “large” trucks increased 9 percent in 2017 over 2016. However, that is somewhat misleading..

Large fleet driver turnover rate up 10 percentage points thus far in 2018
Large fleet driver turnover rate up 10 percentage points thus far in 2018

ARLINGTON, Va. — The annualized turnover rate at large truckload carriers jumped four percentage points in the second quarter to 98 percent, according to American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Activity Report...

Preliminary September Class 8 order data continue to show strong year
Preliminary September Class 8 order data continue to show strong year

Preliminary data for orders of Class 8 trucks in September didn’t set a record such as has been the case several times in 2018, but nevertheless the numbers continue to..

Bendix to acquire ProSteering, N.A. remanufacturer of all-makes steering components
Bendix to acquire ProSteering, N.A. remanufacturer of all-makes steering components

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Tuesday said it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire the ProSteering business of JM Engineered Products, a Lebanon, Tennessee-based remanufacturer of all-makes..

EROAD provides FMCSA with ELD data for HOS revision study
EROAD provides FMCSA with ELD data for HOS revision study

PORTLAND, Ore. — EROAD, a global technology provider of fleet management, electronic tax reporting and ELD compliance products for the transportation industry, said in a press release Monday that it..

ATRI report says motor carriers’ marginal cost per mile rose 6 percent in 2017
ATRI report says motor carriers’ marginal cost per mile rose 6 percent in 2017

ARLINGTON, Va. — With economic activity strengthening in 2017, the average marginal cost per mile incurred by motor carriers increased 6 percent to $1.69, according to the American Transportation Institute’s..

Kenworth’s new W990 combines modern features, driver amenities with retro design
Kenworth’s new W990 combines modern features, driver amenities with retro design

LAS VEGAS — It was just a coincidence that fighter jets out of Nellis Air Force Base were occasionally buzzing the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the early evening hours..

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