Matt Cole

Show trucks shine at MATS

Check out some of the show trucks in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship at MATS.

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Progressive Insurance offering customers free ELDs

Brett Stalnaker, product manager for Progressive, said the company will give its insurance customers a free ELD and pay the monthly service fee for as long as the driver is with Progressive.

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Cooper launches new Roadmaster long haul drive tire

The Roadmaster RM852(EM) is available in a variety of sizes with 30/32nds of tread.

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AppWeigh Bluetooth scale sensors allow scale-free truck weighing

A standard truck and trailer combination would need just two sensors – on the drive axles and the trailer axles.

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Certain regs suspended for wildfire relief haulers in Kansas, Oklahoma

Kansas and Oklahoma have suspended certain regulations for truckers hauling hay and other wildfire relief supplies in the states.

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New truck parking app looks to give drivers more options

The goal, the company says, is to build a community of truckers to rate the parking locations, add new locations if they aren't already in the app and help other drivers by adding information regarding parking availability.

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Drivers, fleet execs to meet with Trump Thursday

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told the press Monday the meeting with trucking executives and drivers will focus on “healthcare and its negative impacts on their industry and livelihood, which just happens to be the largest employer in 29 states.”

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Safety technologies in the eye of Senate hearing

Safety observers and one fleet representative testified before a Senate subcommittee about what can be done to increase safety in trucking -- various technologies were the principle subject of the discussion.

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Oversized freight hauler Kevin Kocmich a finalist for Owner-Operator of the Year

Kevin Kocmich, 55, of Litchfield, Minnesota, averages 115,000 miles a year -- pretty good, he says, considering he’s hauling mostly oversized loads with curfew restrictions.

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Trump’s budget plan cuts infrastructure improvements

President Donald Trump unveiled an outline for his "America First" proposed budget for 2018, which cuts the Department of Transportation's funding by $2.4 billion, or 13 percent.

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