The Trucker News Staff
1 comment

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..

Read More
0 comment

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..

Read More
0 comment

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..

Read More
0 comment

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..

Read More
0 comment

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..

Read More
0 comment

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..

Read More
0 comment

Preliminary May trailer orders…

Both industry analysts that tractor commercial vehicle orders and sales say that preliminary trailer orders continued at a good pace. ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for..

Read More
0 comment

Bill requiring examination, reform…

WASHINGTON — Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Tuesday introduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act, bipartisan legislation they said is designed to reform..

Read More
0 comment

Bendix CVS names Michael…

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne president and CEO, as well as a member of its executive board. Hawthorne will..

Read More
0 comment

55 likely illegal immigrants…

SAN ANTONIO  — Dozens of people, including some children, were discovered in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, The Associated Press reported. KSAT-TV reported that authorities..

Read More
0 comment

May Class 8 truck…

May Class 8 truck sales in the United States were up 1.3 percent over April, according to WardsAuto. Wards said 19,195 Class 8 units were..

Read More
1 comment

Bill introduced in Senate…

WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., on Tuesday introduced SB3052, a bill that would repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax (FET) on the sale..

Read More
0 comment

Trading begins on U.S.…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises Wednesday said the pricing of its initial public offering of 18,056,000 shares of Class A common stock at $16..

Read More
0 comment

Mack offers new 13-liter…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — To help customers realize maximum fuel efficiency, Mack Trucks Thursday introduced the Mack MP8HE 13-liter engine and the Mack HE+ package for..

Read More
0 comment

Detroit celebrates 80th anniversary…

REDFORD, Mich. — As Detroit Diesel observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America is marking another important achievement — the..

Read More
0 comment

Album featuring Mack-inspired tribute…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — , a new album from country music singer/songwriter , has been released via all digital streaming services. The title track, which grew..

Read More
0 comment

Retail group official says…

WASHINGTON — An official with the National Retail Federation today warned that President Donald Trump’s tariff plans will unravel the good done by tax reform..

Read More
0 comment

EIA says oil to…

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts Brent Crude oil prices to average $71 a barrel for the rest of this year and to stay..

Read More
0 comment

OOIDA: OSHA's Whistleblower Protection…

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said Friday it had presented input to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) earlier this..

Read More
0 comment

Wyoming DOT exec says…

WASHINGTON — The implications for changes in highway infrastructure driven by the wider deployment of connected and automated vehicles must be “recognized and addressed,” Wyoming..

Read More
0 comment

5 dead as SUV…

BIG WELLS, Texas  — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during..

Read More
0 comment

CVSA's Brake Safety Week…

GREENBELT, Md. — Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance-certified enforcement personnel will conduct roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles as part of the CVSA’s Brake Safety Week..

Read More
0 comment

FMCSA issues interim final…

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration chief Ray Martinez wasn’t kidding when he told The Trucker News Organization Thursday that it’s imperative FMCSA gets its computer..

Read More
2 comments

Georgia driver wins Best…

RAPHINE, Va. — Eric Turner Sr. of Ellenwood, Georgia, won Best of Show honors with his 2015 Peterbilt 389 with a 2018 Wally-Mo 8 car..

Read More
0 comment

Price of gallon of…

WASHINGTON  — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel fuel dropped 2.2 cents to $3.244 for the week ending June 18, the Energy..

Read More
0 comment

U.S. Xpress closes stock…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Monday that it has closed its initial public offering of 18,056,000 shares of its Class A common stock..

Read More
0 comment

Tonnage up in what…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.7 percent in May after rising 2.7 percent in..

Read More
0 comment

Goodyear unveils high-mileage, long-haul…

AKRON, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced Wednesday that it has added another product to its Endurance line of high-mileage, long-haul tires...

Read More
0 comment

Bi-partisan bill would train,…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Forty-two trade associations ranging from grocers to distributors and restaurants released a letter urging Congressman Bill Shuster, Chair and Ranking Member of..

Read More
0 comment

Spot Truckload Rates Poised…

Spot truckload rates on the DAT network of load boards rose again during the week ending June 16 and are on track to achieve the..

Read More
0 comment

FTR index reflects strong…

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for April at a reading of 11.5 reflects strong freight demand and continued tightness in capacity, FTR..

Read More
0 comment

TransLand paints Mack green…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — TransLand, a truckload and logistics services provider based in Springfield, Missouri, recently added a bright green Mack Anthem model to its fleet..

Read More
0 comment

Dana launching new Spicer…

MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana is launching new Spicer Select drivetrain products, a new line of all-makes coverage for the North American commercial-vehicle aftermarket. Ideally suited..

Read More
0 comment

Bill introduced to provide…

WASHINGTON — A bill introduced Thursday in the U.S. House would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to provide narrow relief from the Hours..

Read More
0 comment

Iowa DOT seeking input…

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Transportation is seeking your input about a draft plan outlining a path forward in managing our rest areas..

Read More
0 comment

4 states seek grant…

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Transportation is joining departments of transportation from Texas, New Mexico and California in seeking a federal grant to develop..

Read More
0 comment

OMB plan would put…

WASHINGTON — A 132-page reorganization plan for key federal agencies released by the Office of Management and Budget on June 21 calls for, among other..

Read More
0 comment

Under plan, DOT would…

WASHINGTON — As part of the 132-page reorganization plan proposed by the Office of Management and Budget to reorganize the federal government's structure, the Department..

Read More
0 comment

CDL holder put out-of-service…

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Georgia-licensed commercial driver Steven F. Hoppenbrouwer to be an imminent hazard to public safety and..

Read More
0 comment

Zonar offering ABORD to…

SEATTLE — As of June 2018, carriers using automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) will have less than 18 months to transition from their current solution..

Read More
News On Calendar
December 2018
M T W T F S S
« Nov    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  
Facebook