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Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Safety, Safety & Compliance
ELD Adoption Fails to Reduce Truck Accidents, Study Says

ELDs were supposed to reduce driver fatigue and make roads safer, but a recent report suggests that any benefits may have been offset by an increase in...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/324416/eld-adoption-fails-to-reduce-number-of-truck-accidents
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

Georgia-based Transit Group announced that it has negotiated a new five-year, $150 million credit facility to support its ongoing acquisition of trucking...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/85809/transit-group-negotiates-more-credit
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

Navistar has been awarded a development contract by the United States Postal Service under which Navistar will engineer a diesel powertrain replacement for...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/106455/navistar-awarded-diesel-re-power-development-contract-for-usps
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

The Nebraska legislature has indefinitely postponed a bill that would have dropped the speed limit for trucks by 10 mph

https://www.truckinginfo.com/89384/truck-speed-limit-bill-indefinitely-postponed-in-nebraska
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

A federal court last week issued a ruling against the trucking company Prime Inc. and its same-sex training program for newly hired truck drivers.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119779/judge-rules-against-prime-s-same-sex-driver-training-program
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety & Compliance

Black boxes. Onboard recorders. Data recorders. Onboard computers. Tachographs. Paperless logs. Technically, these terms do not all mean the same thing. But...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/85830/what-is-a-black-box-anyway
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts
Diesel, Gasoline Prices Retreat While Oil Moves Higher

Prices for oil and gasoline turned lower over the past week, with diesel on its sixth week of falling prices in a row. Crude oil, however, is approaching...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/112464/diesel-and-gasoline-prices-retreat-while-oil-moves-higher
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Canadian Driver Repeatedly Ignores Out-Of-Service Orders

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has prohibited Ontario, Canada-licensed truck driver Inderjit Singh Gill from operating any commercial...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/134420/canadian-driver-repeatedly-ignores-out-of-service-orders
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

Two recent press releases show that despite making great strides in pollution reduction, diesel exhaust is still being blamed cancer and other ills,...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/91177/diesel-under-attack
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Products

EBE Technologies, a developer of enterprise business process management applications for the transportation industry, has partnered with TrueNorth...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119148/two-companies-team-up-for-independent-contractor-insurance-enrollment-management
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment
Reyco Granning Suspensions' New Ownership Forms Reyco Granning LLC

Reyco Granning Suspensions has been purchased from Tuthill Corporation in a management buyout backed by the private investment group, MAT Capital, an...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/105691/reyco-granning-suspensions-new-ownership-forms-reyco-granning-llc
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Spot Freight and Rates Stronger Than Usual for September

DAT overall spot market load availability increased 2.3% September 15-21, compared to the previous seven days. This follows earlier released figures showing...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/113988/spot-freight-and-rates-stronger-than-usual-for-september
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Fleet Management

More than 200 refrigerated trucking executives will meet July 9 – 11 at Lake Tahoe for the 20th annual meeting of the Truck Carriers Assn.’s Refrigerated...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/93815/refrigerated-carriers-convene-in-tahoe
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

Electric utility Commonwealth Edison Co. (ComEd), announced it is adding a first-of-its-kind hybrid bucket truck to its fleet

https://www.truckinginfo.com/96802/comed-to-deploy-internationaleaton-hybrid-bucket-truck
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Fleet Survey Indicates Increase in Planned Order Activity

Fleets surveyed by CK Commercial Vehicle Research were increasing their planned order activity for power units in the coming three months, while planned...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/109173/fleet-survey-indicates-increase-in-planned-order-activity
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Reauthorization? Maybe Next Month

Congress is inching toward legislation to reauthorize the federal highway program, but details are scarce and the schedule remains a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/106465/reauthorization-maybe-next-month
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

The Chicago Tribune reported Thursday that Mike S. Zafirovski will resign as president of Motorola with the goal of heading another major corporation

https://www.truckinginfo.com/96145/motorola-president-resigns
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
ABF Hauls for Prime-Time TV

ABF Freight System, Inc., Fort Smith, Ark., now provides freight transportation and logistical support for ABC Television’s Extreme Makeover

https://www.truckinginfo.com/95593/abf-hauls-for-prime-time-tv
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment
Reliable Transportation Owner Ronald Lhotak Dies

Ronald Lhotak, owner and CEO of Reliable Transportation Specialists Inc., passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, at the age of 68

https://www.truckinginfo.com/107761/reliable-transportation-owner-ronald-lhotak-dies
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has developed a new Commercial Vehicle (CV) Pass System intended to support freight movement...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/103638/washingtons-new-commercial-vehicle-pass-system
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

Maddocks Systems Inc., the developers of TruckMate for Windows (TM4Win) enterprise-wide trucking software, is now offering a complete business intelligence...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/93036/maddocks-unveils-business-intelligence-solution-for-carriers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

Protesters who blocked I-70 in St. Louis during rush hour a couple weeks ago are threatening to hit another highway tomorrow

https://www.truckinginfo.com/85501/protesters-threaten-to-block-st-louis-interstate
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Con-way Freight Ships Packages to Reservists in Iraq

Some 17 National Guard reservists serving in the nation's military had their day brightened recently with the arrival of "care packages" from their...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/99342/con-way-freight-ships-packages-to-reservists-in-iraq
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

A trucking company is accusing the contractors of the Salt Lake City Interstate 15 construction project of shortchanging truckers and extorting gifts from...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/88132/suit-claims-truckers-were-extorted-ripped-off-on-i-15-project
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has filed a national charge against Overnite Transportation on behalf of Teamster locals. The union claims...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/88162/teamsters-file-national-charge-against-overnite
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment
DeLorme Introduces New Product Suite for 2004

Mapmaker DeLorme, Yarmouth, Me., has released the complete Street Atlas USA 2004 software suite

https://www.truckinginfo.com/94106/delorme-introduces-new-product-suite-for-2004
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

Marten Transport Ltd., Mondavi, Wis., said that for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2003, operating revenue increased 14.9% to $85.9 million from $74.7 million...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/94356/revenue-up-nearly-15-at-marten-transportation
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., announced that Darren Hawkins has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing, effective Jan. 14.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/109457/yrc-freight-appoints-darren-hawkins-senior-vice-president-of-sales-and-marketing
Categories: Drivers
Trucking Firms Pledge Support for Guard, Reserve Employees

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Scores of trucking company representatives joined counterparts from associations and service providers in affirming their backing of the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/134490/trucking-firms-pledge-support-for-guard-reserve-employees
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

LTL carrier New Penn Motor Express of Lebanon, Pa., has announced several enhancements to its web site, www.newpenn.com.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/89049/new-penn-upgrades-web-site-2
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance

Drivewyze Inc., creators of the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service, and PeopleNet, a provider of mobile fleet management solutions, announced...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/110281/peoplenet-and-drivewyze-join-forces
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Fleet Management

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems is continuing its series of ride-n-drive vehicle demonstrations at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., on Sept. 14

https://www.truckinginfo.com/106697/meritor-wabco-announces-safety-system-ride-n-drive
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Fuel Smarts
Fuel Tax Holiday Proposed in New York State

New York Assembly Republican Leader James Tedisco and the Assembly Republican Conference Wednesday called for relieving some of the pain at the pump by...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/100386/fuel-tax-holiday-proposed-in-new-york-state
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

The NATSO Foundation has announced Bill Moon Scholarship Award winners for 2004

https://www.truckinginfo.com/95180/bill-moon-scholarship-winners-announced
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

USF Holland Inc., an operating company of USF Corp., was recently named a Choice Carrier Partner by the ITW Construction Products Group Logistics Council of...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/94269/usf-holland-named-choice-carrier
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety & Compliance

Congress should eliminate redundant rules and ensure uniformity across jurisdictions in the regulation of transportation of hazardous materials, Con-way...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/102107/ata-calls-for-improvement-of-hazardous-material-regulations
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment, Maintenance, Operations, Products, Safety
Can LEDs Clean Your Truck?

Optronics International has developed a new LED technology that it claims can sanitize the air and material surfaces in vehicle interiors wherever the light...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/323446/can-leds-clean-your-truck
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., recently received an award for its new LoadMaster Enterprise software documentation from the Society for Technical...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/91722/mcleod-wins-award-for-software-documentation
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Turnover Increases; Still Historically Low

The turnover rate at U.S. truckload fleets increased during the first three months of 2017 while remaining at historically low levels, according to the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/141133/turnover-increases-still-historically-low
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

TMTsoftware, Durham, N.C., has announced a new customer support department, new versions of its Transman fleet management software and access to that...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/88156/tmt-upgrades-and-expands
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

The Teamsters union has its financial act together and is considering democratic reforms intended to broaden its appeal to would-be members, said union...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/89834/state-of-the-union-is-healthy-says-hoffa
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

Hyundai Translead announced its acceptance into the Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Transport Partnership Program as a producer of an EPA...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/100406/hyundai-translead-earns-smartway-certification
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety & Compliance

A long-awaited proposal to reform truck driver hours-of-service appears to be nearing publication

https://www.truckinginfo.com/85616/hours-of-service-proposal-getting-closer
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

Consolidated Freightways' right to monitor company restrooms for illegal drug use will be decided in a case that went to trial in Pasadena, CA, last week

https://www.truckinginfo.com/86556/cf-bathroom-surveillance-case-goes-to-trial
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety & Compliance

The Federal Highway Administration says it does not intend to propose a retrofitting requirement for rear impact protection on older trailers, but it has...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/85624/fhwa-wont-ask-for-rear-guard-retrofits
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety & Compliance

Based on the latest information available from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the federal rulemaking process on household goods...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/93151/household-goods-rulemaking-reviewed
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

The Haldex Brake Systems division of the Haldex Group has reorganized its sales organization

https://www.truckinginfo.com/89037/haldex-forms-single-north-american-sales-unit
Categories: Drivers
Driver Strike Planned for California Port Truckers

Port truck drivers plan to strike on Oct. 1 to protest the practice of employing truck drivers as independent contractors instead of as full employees at...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/314489/driver-strike-planned-for-california-port-truckers
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

Insurance premium rates either decreased slightly or flattened out during the first quarter of 2009 for the trucking, intermodal, bulk transportation...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/102142/trucking-sees-little-or-no-change-in-insurance-premiums
Categories: Aftermarket, Drivers, Equipment

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb., is the first company to take delivery of a high-tech, motion-based Truck Driver Trainer system from Lockheed Martin

https://www.truckinginfo.com/89758/werner-gets-high-tech-training-system


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