Idaho ups truck weight limit to 129,000 pounds

| April 08, 2013

In deciding to permanently adopt a recent pilot program, Idaho is implementing July 1 a law that will allow trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on some roads.

U.S. pilot program will pre-inspect trucks in Canada

| April 08, 2013

U.S. and Canadian officials have agreed to create a truck cargo pre-inspection pilot project on Canadian soil.

Navistar sued for allegedly misleading shareholders

| April 08, 2013

Three separate lawsuits have been filed against Navistar alleging the company misled shareholders during its time pursuing an EGR-only approach to meeting emissions regs.

Two Mexican carriers fail entrance audit for U.S. authority

| April 05, 2013

Two carriers who applied for participation in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico were denied entrance due to a failed safety audit.

Homeland Security busts 28 for shamming $1.7 million from trucking companies

| April 05, 2013

Following a two-year probe, 28 people have been indicted for allegedly swindling $1.7 million from multiple U.S. trucking companies, says the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

Spot market rates jump in March

| April 04, 2013

The end of winter brought with it a much needed end to another cold spell: Per mile spot market rates for van, reefer and flatbed loads.

Report: Traffic gridlock increases, but points to strengthening economy

| April 04, 2013

Though Inrix's Gridlock Index showed steady traffic in December, that could mean good things for the economy, the firm says.

Number of cargo thefts falls 20 percent in early 2013

| April 03, 2013

In December, February and January, a total of 199 cargo thefts occurred, according to FreightWatch International.

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