Report: Air horns for four-wheeler safety?

| September 11, 2014

More and more, drivers are taking the issue of four-wheeler distraction (chiefly by cellphones) into their own hands....

Broker charged with bribing National Guard officials for freight contracts

| September 10, 2014

An Alabama-based freight broker has been charged with with two counts of bribery and two counts of fraud after investigators say he bribed two National Guard officials to steer military transport contracts to two carriers he represented.

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.

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