Jeff Crissey

Daimler debuts advanced aero truck and trailer

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

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Detroit gives sneak peek of DT12 transmission

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

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Avondale outlook: regionalization changing equipment choices

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

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Hours comment period extended to March 4

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

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Cross-border Mexican trucking plan unveiled

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

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Speeding tops safety violations

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.

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Study links strict cell phone use to safety

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

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Firms offer sleep apnea monitoring program

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

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