The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finalized changes to federal safety regulations that will allow certain state-issued emergency declarations to supersede federal hours-of-service regulations.
The American Trucking Associations named this week 32 drivers as finalists in the selection process for the captains of the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 4.2 cents in the week ended Oct. 20 to $3.656, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report, marking the 16th week in a row without an increase.
How does your pay rank against the industry average? These charts should give you some idea.
As of October 20, the large majority of readers supported a travel ban from ebola-stricken countries "if that's what it takes to stop the spread of the virus," in the words of reader Terry Long.
PDI Pride & Polish winners: Rethwisch’s ‘Blood, Sweat and Gass’ picks up another win, along with other repeaters
Four more trucks punched their tickets to compete in the 2015 Pride & Polish National Championship, including Bill Rethwisch's reigning winner 'Blood, Sweat, and Gass' and two other Pride & Polish regulars.
Kenworth introduced Oct. 17 a new driver coaching system that will be available in T680 and T880 models spec’d with the Paccar MX-13 engine and an automated transmission. The Driver Performance Assistant will give immediate feedback to drivers on how their operation of the truck will impact fuel economy and wear on brakes.
Safety groups are pushing a new study that shows 80 percent of the American public wants Congress to leave the 2013 hours-of-service rule in place and to abandon efforts to suspend the rule. Trucking groups, however, say the results of the study are “misleading” and “harmful.”
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