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Do you manage your truck/trucks’ ECM data?

Do you download and examine data recorded by your truck's electronic control module? Hard brake events, last-stop information, speed and fuel economy data are all among the parameters measured.

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Photos, video: Freightliner’s introduction of U.S.’ first autonomous truck

Photos and video of Freightliner's self-driving truck, unveiled this week.

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Geographically undesirable: Q&A with Indiana, S.C. enforcement reps

Efficacy and fairness of the federal CSA program questioned given broad geographical differences in approaches to enforcement. More from this candid talk at TCA's Safety/Security Division meet.

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Clear the cache: Managing truck, device data effectively to assist in, prevent litigation

Audio and more from attorney Rob Moseley: Failure to manage data routinely could lead to situations not at all uncommon that put the trucker at a distinct disadvantage when accused of fault after a crash.

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Striking port truckers return to work following deal with carriers

Southern California truckers demanding to be reclassified as company employees have quit striking at three of the four non-union drayage firms they began picketing last Monday.

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Heads up, there’s ‘bears everywhere': Thursday enforcement round-up

'Roadcheck effect' follow-up: Midwest Truckers spar with Will County, Ill., law enforcement and the state DOT; reports in Washington emphasis priority patrols from truck enforcement statewide.

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Infographic: Electronic logging device maker PeopleNet pushes driver pay, convenience as e-log benfits

Major electronic logging device provider PeopleNet this week unveiled an infographic detailing stats that the company says show use of ELDs can boost a driver's annual pay by about $1,500 and save about 30 minutes a day.

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California truckers continue strike over misclassification claims

California truckers serving the ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach continue to strike, picketing their drayage company employers and demanding to be reclassified as employees instead of contractors.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Restart rollback: Congress could take further action on hours regs, block insurance increase rule

A bill introduced in the U.S. House this week would is passed further entrench the suspension of certain 2013 hours-of-service rules and block the DOT from proceeding with a rule to increase the minimum amount of liability insurance required of motor carriers.

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The search is on for North America’s best truck dealer

Overdrive sister site Successful Dealer is now taking nomination for its Third Annual Successful Dealer Award, which honors North America's top heavy truck dealer.

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