mats 2014

Crash accountability in CSA scores, changes to DataQs higlight CSA update

| March 29, 2014

A study that evaluates both the impact of implementing crash fault weighting into CSA scores and FMCSA's ability to implement such a system is still being reviewed by the agency and peers prior to its ...

Photo gallery: Custom ’07 Pete shows its stripes at MATSImage Gallery

| March 28, 2014

The 2007 Peterbilt 379 below, on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week in Louisville, Ky., is owned by Dallas MCord.

Trucker Buddy honors 2014 ‘outstanding’ truckers

| March 28, 2014

Trucker Buddy International honored its 2014 Outstanding Trucker Buddies at a ceremony March 28 in Louisville, Ky., at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Seminar: Medical registry rule upping urgency of sleep apnea testing

| March 28, 2014

The looming deadline for truckers to be medically certified by examiners approved by FMCSA has ratcheted up the pressure for those who may be at risk for sleep apnea to be tested and treated, said ...

Photos, video: Peterbilt, Great Dane concept truck for Walmart unveiledImage Gallery

| March 27, 2014

In addition to the teardrop shaped body that’s supposed to improve aerodynamics by 20 percent over conventional models, it has a fuel-neutral turbine engine, meaning it can run on diesel, gasoline, natural gas and biofuels ...

OOIDA’s Spencer: Driver treatment a key element in ‘driver image’

| March 27, 2014

Driver image is a two-sided issue, OOIDA's Todd Spencer said: Part of image, he says, in addition to what the public and trucking outsiders think, is also what truck drivers think of themselves.

Peterbilt releases ‘Epiq’ fuel economy package, special edition anniversary truck

| March 26, 2014

Peterbilt turned 75 years old back in January. And the truck manufacturer is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary with a special edition Model 579 tractor that will be the star of a nationwide tour starting in ...

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