OOIDA lawsuit against NY’s road-use tax gets class-action certification

| September 10, 2014

New York has granted class-action certification to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's lawsuit against the state-required registration and decal fees for out-of-state trucks.

FTR, Internet Truckstop to forecast spot market activity

| September 10, 2014

FTR and Internet Truckstop announced a new strategic industry partnership to offer market analysis and specificity for both contract and spot freight segments by region and by trailer type.

Close scrutiny: Where are you most likely to be inspected?

| September 10, 2014

That distinction goes to Maryland, followed by Pennsylvania -- while both are heavy on inspections, their rate of issuing violations falls below the national average. Find a look at Maryland's program here.

Peterbilt shows off self-driving truck

| September 09, 2014

Peterbilt this week at the ITS World Congress in Detroit demonstrated its autonomous truck, a Peterbilt Model 579 concept truck.

Truck driver fights bus fire, helps rescue passengers

| September 09, 2014

Jon Wilbur of Pottle’s Transportation has been named the latest Truckload Carriers’ Association Highway Angel for his role in fighting a bus fire and helping move passengers to safety before the fire got out of control.

Photos: Modified Mack Granite ‘mast truck’ moors new Goodyear blimp

| September 09, 2014

The Granite was ordered as a three-axle model but was modified by Engineered Chassis Systems, a subsidiary of the Nuss Group, which built the body, converted it to an all-wheel-drive 8x8 and installed the twin steer axles.

Ind. truckers group NAIT creates health insurance exchange

| September 09, 2014

The National Association of Independent Truckers has partnered with ConnectedHealth to offer the Truckers Insurance Exchange Marketplace.

Indictment made in Florida-based fraud scheme that cheated truck owners

| September 09, 2014

A Florida woman has been indicted in a scheme in which the Justice Department says she cheated truck owners out of just shy of a quarter-million dollars, according to an announcement from the DOJ last week.

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