James Jaillet

Is trucking ready for more freight? ATA says so, despite infrastructure hazards

| April 11, 2013

The expanded Panama Canal is expected to bring with it an abundance of freight for the U.S. trucking industry. Is it prepared for it?

Navistar brings back International 9900i with Cummins ISX15

| April 11, 2013

The International 9900i and the PayStar 5900 SBA models are back, Navistar announced this week at the ExpoCam show in Montreal.

President’s budget includes $77 billion for transportation, criticized by ATA

| April 10, 2013

The President's budget includes $50 million for immediate infrastructure improvement and full support of the MAP-21 highway bill.

Tennessee troopers jump in trucks to catch texters

| April 09, 2013

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has taken to trucks to spot car, pickup and minivan drivers violating day-to-day rules like not wearing a seatbelt and texting while driving.

Two Mexican carriers fail entrance audit for U.S. authority

| April 05, 2013

Two carriers who applied for participation in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico were denied entrance due to a failed safety audit.

Spot market rates jump in March

| April 04, 2013

The end of winter brought with it a much needed end to another cold spell: Per mile spot market rates for van, reefer and flatbed loads.

Carriers watching you, and why that might not be the worst thing

| April 01, 2013

Video monitoring is a trickier subject than it originally appears, especially when truck drivers are exonerated for accidents they would otherwise would be blamed for. However, is the constant presence of video monitoring worth the ...

Photos: Best of the show trucks at Mid-AmericaImage Gallery

| March 22, 2013

Though it's the second day of spring, the clouds, brisk wind and 40-degree weather in Louisville, Ky., would have you convinced otherwise. That didn't stop dozens of show truck owners from showing and thousands of Mid-America ...

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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