Volvo launches long-haul autohauler

| February 04, 2015

Adding to its lineup of Volvo Autohauler models, Volvo Trucks North America has introduced the Volvo VAH 630, a premium sleeper version for long-haul operations. The VAH family, which Volvo Trucks launched in March 2011, ...

Peterbilt launches set-forward front axle Model 567

| February 04, 2015

Peterbilt launched a new configuration for its vocational Model 567: a set-forward front axle version suited for mixer and other weight-conscious applications. “The Model 567 SFFA lets customers maximize payloads while helping meet state and federal ...

Equipment Spotlight: Aero add-ons smooth airflow, boost fuel economy

| February 04, 2015

While truck body designers had started experimenting with aerodynamics before the mid-1960s, Rudkin-Wiley Corp. took strategic curves for big rigs a bit further in 1965 when it introduced its bolt-on aero device. The Air-Shield retrofit ...

FMCSA shuts down owner-operator following alcohol-related violations

| February 03, 2015

FMCSA announced Feb. 3 it has issued a shutdown order to South Dakota-based owner-operator Lonnie Roth following the revocation of his CDL and his continuing to operate without it.

KeepTruckin enables GPS location

| February 03, 2015

With the latest update to the KeepTruckin logbook for iPhone and Android and fleet management dashboard, fleets can view drivers’ current locations on an interactive map.

Strong voices on parking

| February 03, 2015

Conversations on the situation continue in the wake of mainstream media attention to truckers' parking needs.

Diesel’s decline slows, but price still hits lowest in over 5 years

| February 03, 2015

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 3.5 cents in the week ended Feb. 2 to $2.831. That’s the lowest the U.S. average has been since the week ended Nov. 9, 2009.

Truckers get $2 million from carriers after court deems them misclassified as contractors

| February 03, 2015

A California court has ordered San Diego-based carrier Pacer Cartage to pay seven of its drivers more than $2 million in back pay for what it deemed to be wage theft by the carrier.

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