safety

National Fleet Safety Awards divisional winners named by TCA

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced the divisional winners of its annual National Fleet Safety Awards.

Read More

Action on driver fatigue, health, distractions among NTSB’s 2016 most wanted regulations

The National Transportation Safety Board released its annual Most Wanted List of safety regulations this week, and six of the 10 items on the list could have an impact on the trucking industry and truckers.

Read More

Trailer underride guard mandate proposed by NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing to require rear impact guards on the back of trailers.

Read More

NTSB to FMCSA: Consider drug testing for synthetic marijuana

The NTSB made two recommendations to the FMCSA after a crash investigation revealed a driver's use of synthetic marijuana.

Read More

ATRI to release report on CSA and crash accountability

The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for carrier and driver input for an upcoming report on crash accountability.

Read More

Navistar recalls in some Cummins-equipped ProStars; Cummins recalls some nat gas engines

There have been several recalls issued recently from equipment manufacturers.

Read More

Georgia trucker shut down for hiding medical history

A Georgia truck driver has been issued a shutdown order by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for being “medically unqualified” to drive in interstate commerce.

Read More

Nearly 11,000 trucks being recalled in Fontaine fifth wheel recall

All major North American truck manufacturers have issued recalls for certain trucks equipped with Fontaine Ultra LT Fifth Wheel connectors, which were recalled by Fontaine in September.

Read More

Con-way Freight’s Day reaches 3 million safe miles

Dennis Day, a driver sales representative for Con-way Freight, recently became the less-than-truckload company’s ninth driver in its 33-year-history to surpass three million consecutive accident-free miles. Day joined Con-way Freight in 1987 and has been a professional truck driver for more than 34 years. He has received Con-way’s Quarterly Leadership Award four times. Day is a former Georgia Truck Driver of the Year and a captain of the American Trucking Associations’ Road Team. He is a nine-time ...

Read More

Recall issued for more than 2,800 Volvo VNL, VNM models

Volvo Trucks North America has issued a recall affecting 2,863 VNL and VNM models manufactured between 2012 and 2015.

Read More