James Jaillet

Firestone reenters truck market with radial line

| March 22, 2013

Firestone dropped the curtain on three new truck tires designed to offer drivers and small fleets a fuel-efficient replacement option, the company announced this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., marking its ...

Freightliner releases in-cab exercise system, Cascadia Evolution orders top 10k

| March 21, 2013

Freightliner this week announced an in-cab training system designed for installation onto already existing tether points in Freightliner Cascadia and Coronado models. The announcement came at the Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Freightliner collaborated with ...

Video: Quick walk around of Kenworth’s new truck

| March 20, 2013

Kenworth unveiled today in Louisville its new T680 with a 52-inch sleeper option. Below is a brief video walk around of the truck sitting on the show floor at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Drop a ...

Kenworth adds 52-inch option for T680

| March 20, 2013

Kenworth Trucks unveiled this morning a new T680 model with a 52-inch sleeper, made for regional and mid-range distance applications, said the truck maker. The announcement came this morning at the Mid-America Trucking Show in ...

ATA, OOIDA fight hours of service in court

| March 18, 2013

A three-judge panel heard oral arguments Friday, March 15, from ATA and FMCSA, with ATA arguing against upcoming hours of service rule changes.

Electronic log rule on the horizon, says FMCSA admin

| March 14, 2013

A new electronic log rule could be proposed by September, said Administrator Anne Ferro Thursday, March 14, at a congressional hearing, testifying to a House subcommittee.

TCA coverage round-up: Hours of service, driver shortage, EOBRs, drug testing

| March 06, 2013

Panels at speakers at TCA's convention in Las Vegas talked EOBRs, hours of service, driver shortage and drug testing policies.

Rates continued tumble in February

| March 05, 2013

Spot market rates in February continued a now three-month-long downward slide in February, save for a one-penny increase in flatbed rates.

James Jaillet

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

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