Jeff Crissey

Daimler debuts advanced aero truck and trailer

| September 19, 2012

Daimler Trucks announced an Aerodynamics Truck & Trailer initiative that it says provides a more fuel-efficient design between tractor and trailer.

Detroit gives sneak peek of DT12 transmission

Steve Sturgess | August 14, 2012

The DT12 will be available in the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution starting in May 2013.

Avondale outlook: regionalization changing equipment choices

| August 24, 2011

Fleet executives say regionalization is affecting equipment spec'ing and fleet management operations.

Hours comment period extended to March 4

| February 15, 2011

FMCSA extended comment period from Feb. 28 and made corrections to proposal notice.

Cross-border Mexican trucking plan unveiled

| January 06, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood offered Congress and Mexico an initial concept for a long haul cross-border Mexican trucking program.

Speeding tops safety violations

| December 30, 2010

Top three reasons warnings and citations were issued to commercial vehicle drivers included speeding, failing to use a safety belt and failure to obey traffic control devices.

Study links strict cell phone use to safety

| November 17, 2010

Motor carriers with the highest safety performance records also are likely to have stringent cell phone use policies.

Firms offer sleep apnea monitoring program

| May 27, 2010

The program is aimed at carriers looking to monitor driver usage of sleep apnea devices.

Jeff Crissey

Jeff Crissey is the Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. In his role, Crissey is responsible for maintaining the excellent print editorial product, improving online audience development and increasing CCJ readers' knowledge of business and safety-related industry issues. Crissey holds a Bachelor's Degree from Auburn University and has been a member of Randall-Reilly Publishing's editorial staff for 14 years, where his coverage of industry topics has earned numerous regional and national awards over the years.

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