James Jaillet

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 Administration and others, is scheduled for next week.

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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 negligent in the oversight of its equipment.

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Photos: Beauty shots of the Best of Show winners from Dynaflex Pride & Polish

The Golden State was treated to its first Pride & Polish event in several seasons on Memorial Day weekend, in the second stop of 2015's Pride & Polish circuit. Here are photos of the show's four Best of Show winners.

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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 decisions. The bill was introduced in the House earlier this year.

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Full winners list and more photos from California-held Pride & Polish show

The full list of winners from the weekend's Pride & Polish competition, along with a gallery of photos of some of the competitors.

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Euro team wins California-held ChampTruck races this weekend, ’88 Mike’ the runner-up (with photos)

In the second race weekend of the ChampTruck World Series' inaugural season, Hungarian racer Kristzian Szabo won the points-earning race, with Nashville-based Mack technician Mike Morgan placing second and four-wheeler racer Corry Weller earning third.

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Rodriguez, Poulsen score another Pride & Polish Best of Show victory each at Dynaflex show

The four Best of Show winners from 2015's second Pride & Polish stop.

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‘Anything that pays’: Owner-op’s KW workhorse

Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based owner-operator Darrell Hepker says he hauls "anything that pays" with his 1999 Kenworth W900L.

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Cargo theft data firms warn of potential uptick in theft activity during holiday weekend

Carriers and truck operators are being warned about the increased risk of cargo theft during the holiday weekend, as thieves become more active and loads go unattended.

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Rollover system mandate set for publication as OMB clears rule

A federal rule to require all new trucks to be equipped with electronic stability control systems has been cleared by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, meaning the rule likely will be published in the coming weeks.

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