Infographic: Where truckers rank on obesity compared to other occupations

| December 21, 2014

The Wall Street Journal published the infographic below this week, showing truck drivers, according to the American Journal of Medicine, rank on the obesity scale compared to other occupations. Click here to see the WSJ ...

POLL: What’s your view of the Obama administration’s move to normalize relations with Cuba?

| December 19, 2014

With the President moving to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba with the long-established embargo in effect, what's your view of the move? Tell us here.

Here are the 10 most congested intersections for truck freight

| December 18, 2014

ATRI analyzed 250 locations in the country and came away with the top 10 points in the U.S. for truck freight congestion. Here they are.

2015 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar available for order

| December 17, 2014

Shell Rotella announced today the 2015 edition of its SuperRigs calendar is available for order. The calendar features 12 working trucks and drivers.

Say goodbye to no-defect inspection reports — FMCSA’s officially eliminated them

| December 17, 2014

FMCSA will publish Thursday, Dec. 18, a Final Rule that will eliminate the requirement that truck drivers keep and submit Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports when no defects have been found. The rule takes effect immediately.

‘Truck of the year’ goes severe-duty, vocational in 2015

| December 17, 2014

ATD's program this year recognizes these nominees: the International WorkStar 7600, Kenworth T880 with Paccar MX-13 engine and the Peterbilt Model 567.

Pilot CEO asks court to toss lawsuits against him in fuel scam cases

| December 17, 2014

Just a month after two carriers amended their lawsuits against Pilot to accuse the company’s head man Jimmy Haslam of leading the scheme to defraud carriers, Haslam has asked the court to dismiss the complaints against him.

Equipment regulator NHTSA gets new boss following Senate confirmation

| December 17, 2014

NHTSA — a regulatory agency under the Department of Transportation responsible for some trucking-related regulations — has a new head man, coming after nearly a year-long vacancy at the top of the agency.

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