Todd Dills

Volvo hosting worldwide ‘magical hour’ with truck launch

Following slackliner Faith Dickey's wire walk between two moving Volvo rigs, the truck maker is hosting a live worldwide unveiling of the European-model FH Wed., Sept. 5.

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PHOTO: Montana Peterbilt breaks new ground

And just who is that guy standing next to the Pete? The new facility is set to open in May 2013.

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Regulatory review: FMCSA wants you

At this week's MCSAC meeting, discussions of driver involvement in regulatory review processes dominated the second day.

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Option for crowd-sourcing weigh-station status

New Scalechek app provides a directory and alerts for open/closed status of weigh stations across the U.S. and Canada.

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Much to change, much to talk about: CSA

The August 2012 MCSAC meeting saw a robust debate centered around the CSA programs flaws and ways to correct them. Here find a few bright (and in some cases dark) moments from the dialogue.

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VIDEO: Story of Trucker Charity’s new rig

A couple scenes from GATS -- an interview with Tony Hamilton, driver of the recently rolling Trucker Charity rig, and a scene with the father and son behind the Cubby Buddy toolbox.

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CSA: DataQs reform, more debated by MCSAC

Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.

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How American cars got air bags

The long and circuitous process toward the final codification of a regulation.

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Mexican carriers’ EOBRs flag hours ‘violations’

FMCSA Associate Administrator Bill Quade updated the MCSAC August 27 on progress in the U.S. Mexican cross-border trucking program.

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EOBR mandate, CSA rating proposals coming early 2013

FMCSA looks to have electronic log rule in place by October 2013.

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