Trucking Headlines

  • Roadcheck 2015 inspection spree set for next week, here’s CVSA’s checklists for drivers, carriers

    Roadcheck, the annual inspection blitz done by a joint effort of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...
  • Lighting plug and socket PM tips

    The Phillips company's latest Qwik Tech Tips newsletter details plug and socket preventive maintenance steps in trademark quick-and-simple format.
  • Truck platooning viable and could improve fuel efficiency in long-haul operations, study finds

    In addition to fuel economy benefits, ATRI concluded platooning could improve traffic flow. The next phase of testing will center ...
  • Walmart, Tracy Morgan reach settlement from crash that ignited national hours-of-service debate

    The details of the settlement were not disclosed in the lawsuit that claimed Walmart routinely violates hours-of-service rules and was ...
  • Following March price-fixing guilty plea, bunk heater manufacturer faces class action complaint

    The complaint seeks "damages to businesses and property in an amount to be determined at trial" for purchasers in ...
  • DOT highway bill that would require detention time pay filed in U.S. House

    House transportation committee members last week reintroduced the White House's Grow America Act, a six-year highway bill that would designate ...
  • Love’s Travel Stops launches full-service tire inflation system

    Love’s Travel Stops announced it now offers a tire inflation system that automatically inflates tires while drivers fuel their trucks. ...
  • Fleet Focus: Gordon Trucking, Bay & Bay, Con-way Freight

    It’s one thing to be recognized by your family and next-door neighbors for doing good things, but when you’re honored ...
  • Broker group gets CSA-related carrier hiring standards bill introduced in Senate

    Introduced last week in the Senate is a bill aimed at mitigating CSA’s role in brokers’ and shippers’ carrier hiring ...
  • Diesel prices up for sixth consecutive week

    The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel nationwide made a slight jump in the week ending May 25, ...
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