Agency proposes eliminating zero-defect vehicle reports

| May 14, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hopes to stop requiring that the industry submit and retain driver vehicle inspection reports when zero defects are indicated.

More ‘loads 2.0′

| May 13, 2013

Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.

Hands on review of Caterpillar’s B15 Android smartphone

| May 13, 2013

Hands on with Caterpillar's latest piece of equipment — an Android-powered smartphone.

Trucking oasis: Vegas show offers show trucks, educational opportunities

| May 10, 2013

The Great West Truck show offers drivers and owner-operators a chance to check out some of the hottest show trucks in the country, see the latest in equipment and learn business advice from experts.

Crashes and interventions: Crackdown!

| May 10, 2013

FMCSA is putting extra muscle into shutting down truck and bus fleets. Often lacking robust back-office resources to deal with interventions, small carriers can be considered most vulnerable.

Congress proposes both freezing, expanding truck size and weight limits

| May 09, 2013

While the Department of Transportation has scheduled its first truck size and weight outreach session May 29, Congress has reintroduced opposing legislation — one bill would freeze the limits, another would expand them.

Diesel price drops, projected to keep falling

| May 08, 2013

The national average diesel price has fallen ten straight weeks and is projected to continue to drop.

Crashes and interventions: Wreck frequency varies widely by state

| May 08, 2013

Where is a collision with a heavy-duty truck most likely to happen? That dubious distinction goes to New Jersey. Find full state rankings in this first installment in our May 2013 Part 3 CSA's Data Trail coverage.

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