The annual Brake Safety Week inspection spree is taking place this week, Sept. 7-13. CVSA says more than 30,000 trucks and buses will be inspected.
Have you ever wondered what kind of truck you’d be if in fact you were a truck? Maybe not, but regardless, the American Independent Truckers’ Association posted this week a quiz that determines just that based ...
A recent settlement should be a warning to carriers about the contracts they have with customers and about their load-accepting practices, especially for high value cargo: A federal judge in Ohio just awarded a broker $5.9 million for losing a load in a cargo theft.
Major national carrier Tango Transport has become the latest carrier to sue Navistar-International over the truck and engine maker’s line of EGR-only MaxxForce engines, built between 2008 and 2012. Tango claims the engines were defective and Navistar concealed that information from buyers.
California’s Air Resources Board has levied two hefty fines recently for violations by truck operators to comply with its stringent emissions regulations, billing LA County for $250k and a beverage carrier for $116k.
As new medical certification processes come into play, more drivers are being asked to get sleep apnea testing. Some are asking questions, getting varied answers – and being taken off the road prematurely.
Second quarter cargo theft report: Loss value continues to climb as criminals ‘increase sophistication’
Between April and June, 179 cargo thefts were recorded in the U.S., per FreightWatch International. The average loss value per incident, however, rose 5.6 percent to $174,415. Here's a breakdown of the full report.
Navistar International announced Sept. 2 a third quarter net loss of $2 million — positive news for a company that’s seen losses of hundreds of millions of dollars in recent quarters.
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