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CVSA's Operation Safe Driver…

GREENBELT, Md. — Starting Monday, as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week law enforcement personnel will be on roadways throughout..

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FMCSA to concentrate on…

In what appears to be an effort to make a substantive change to the CSA safety evaluation program rather than a piecemeal fix, the Federal..

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EROAD to offer ELD…

PORTLAND, Ore. — Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Office of Enforcement and Compliance for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be a featured presenter..

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Trucking: A community addressing…

Editor’s Note: A critical issue facing the trucking industry is the driver and technician shortage. Gary Smith, professional driver and Trucking Moves America Forward member, discussed..

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Carrier increases service interval…

ATHENS, Ga. — The latest generation of ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units from Carrier Transicold includes upgrades that improve reliability, reduce maintenance and double the..

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Truck-Lite releases 2018 full-line…

FALCONER, N.Y.   ---    Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide provider of heavy-duty lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has released its 2018 full-line catalog...

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Walcott Truckers Jamboree dishes…

WALCOTT, Iowa — What better way to spend a July day than at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree? And that is exactly what 42,812 drivers and..

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INRIX develops self-driving vehicle…

KIRKLAND, Wash.-- Highly automated vehicles (HAV) are currently testing on public roads in fewer than 50 cities around the world, but more markets are interested..

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Daimler sets new standard…

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Daimler Trucks North America on Wednesday revealed what the OEM called “several significant updates that will positively impact the customer experience.” Enhanced..

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Trucking Alliance says ELDs…

The Trucking Alliance today issued a policy statement calling for the federal government to require ELDs in all CMVs regardless of commodity type or length..

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Truck driving ranks as…

Trucking is still a dangerous occupation, with data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) listing truck drivers and sales drivers as having the country’s..

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Oregon DOT director: ‘It’s…

SPOKANE, Wash. — Technology is rapidly changing all aspects of public and private sector operations, according to Matthew Garrett, director of the Oregon Department of..

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Semi dangles off bridge…

A semi-truck ended up dangling from a bridge over the Manatee River south of Tampa. The truck was traveling in the center lane of I-75..

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On-highway diesel average dips…

The national average on-highway diesel price Monday went down for the second week in a row to $3.220, 1.9 cents a gallon less than the..

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index…

ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.4 percent in June after rising 0.4 percent in May...

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WABCO opens first North…

ROCHESTER HILL, Mich. — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, has opened its first..

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Trailer orders down 3…

COLUMBUS, Ind. — While orders have been extremely strong, the industry’s long string of year-over-year net order gains came to an end in June. According..

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Dump truck takes out…

We have all had those rough days at work. However, a dump truck driver in Henrietta New York recently took it to another level.   That..

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Average price of used…

COLUMBUS, Ind.  — The average price of total used Class 8 trucks in June was flat on a month-over-month basis, but fared better, rising 15..

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3 whats and a…

ELYRIA, Ohio — Every day, the global commercial vehicle industry makes new technological strides toward improving truck, driver, and roadway safety – and none of..

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ArcBest, Teamsters reach all…

FORT SMITH, Ark. — ArcBest, a logistics company, said all supplemental agreements to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters..

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EIA says distillate supplies…

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says supplies of distillate (including both diesel and home heating oil) are the lowest end-of-June level since 2004, largely..

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Dupré Logistics opens new…

SACRAMENTO, Calf. —  Dupré Logistics has opened a new branch in the Sacramento area and named David Joiner as manager of the new office. “The..

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Ruan selects Glenn Combs…

DES MOINES, Iowa — Ruan has named Glenn Combs as its 2017 Driver of the Year and its Yuma, Arizona, operation as 2017 Operation of..

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Toyota doubles down on…

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Toyota Monday said the company took “the next great leap” toward the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the second iteration of..

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ATRI releases update to…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Tuesday released the update to its Crash Predictor Model that statistically quantifies the likelihood of future..

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State law enforcement checking…

GREENBELT, Md. — During the week of August 27-31, each state’s commercial motor vehicle law enforcement department will choose one day of that week to..

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Uber closes autonomous truck…

Uber officials said July 30 it is closing its autonomous trucks segment to concentrate on its self-driving cars. Uber told CNN, NBC and other news..

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EPA says Cummins Inc.…

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today said Cummins Inc. is voluntarily recalling some 500,000 model year 2010-2015 medium- and heavy-duty trucks for a faulty..

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Pilot Flying J strengthens…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J, the largest North American operator of travel centers and the fourth-largest tanker fleet in the U.S., said it has..

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HELP, Alinda partner to…

PHOENIX — HELP Inc., owner and provider of PrePass weigh station bypassing and other advanced truck safety and toll payment technologies, and Alinda Capital Partners,..

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ACT Research: Class 8…

COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research reports that preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 52,400 units in July, setting a..

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U.S. Senate passes more…

The U.S. Senate August 1 approved more than $154 billion for fiscal year 2019 transportation spending, including $667 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety..

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Tennessee's Builders Transportation Co.…

ADDISON, Texas — Daseke Inc., the largest flatbed, specialized transportation and logistics solutions company in North America, is being joined by Builders Transportation Co., a..

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Major retail container ports…

WASHINGTON — With retail sales rising and retailers rushing to bring merchandise into the country ahead of proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports..

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DAT Freight Index: July…

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot market freight availability dropped sharply in July, returning to typical seasonal levels after an all-time peak in June, according to DAT..

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Kenworth names finalists for…

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program to..

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July sees slight slide…

Class 8 truck sales in the United States in July decreased slightly from June but were considerably above July 2017, according to information released by..

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Peterbilt graduates 50th technician…

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. has certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute’s (PTI) 50th graduating class. Since PTI opened its doors in..

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Group says Chicago area…

CHICAGO — A new analysis shows the Chicago region has grown more car dependent since 1980, and that a different approach is needed to create..

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