Aaron Huff

Fleet to raise pay for owner-operators who adopt dashcham video recorders

American Central Transport (ACT) announced this week it will raise pay for owner-operators who have Lytx Drivecam systems installed in their trucks. The company will install the systems free of charge to the operators.

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House defeats transportation bill spending cap motion

The House has defeated a motion to instruct conferees on the transportation reauthoriziation bill that would have limited spending for 2013.

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Navistar realigns management, working with EPA on EGR

Navistar announced a management realignment and acknowledged that discussions with the EPA for its EGR are ongoing.

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OMB wraps up work on intermodal equipment rule

The White House Office of Management and Budget has completed work on the FMCSA's amended final rule concerning intermodal equipment.

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Preliminary Class 8 orders still sluggish

May orders were up 5 percent from a weak April and down a hefty 24 percent from the same month last year.

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Ohio becomes 39th state to ban texting while driving

Ohio on Friday, June 1, became the 39th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel by all drivers.

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New orders accelerate in May, production slows

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 34th consecutive month.

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Symposium panel discusses surcharges, driver pay

Panelists at the 2012 CCJ Spring Symposium noted the importance of educating shippers about the need to increase driver pay.

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Ari Fleischer: Romney win would have ‘profound’ effect

Political analyst Ari Fleischer says a Mitt Romney victory would encourage businesses to invest.

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Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor in Las Vegas

The 4700 tractor incorporates a high-visibility hood and a wide variety of fifth-wheel and wheelbase selections.

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