Final audit of FMCSA’s cross-border program begins as it enters final month

| August 27, 2014

The Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General has begun its final audit of the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico. Here's what it's looking to find.

I-495 Christina River Bridge reopened to all traffic

| August 26, 2014

Delaware DOT quietly reopened the northbound lanes of the formerly tilting I-495 bridge over the Christina River on Saturday, August 23.

Coercion rule comments: Hours still the problem, ‘coercion’ needs definition

| August 26, 2014

Common themes of regulatory criticism popped up often in the public comments offered on DOT's proposed driver coercion prohibition rule, like the new pressures and restrictions caused by the agency’s 2013 hours-of-service rule and holding shippers, receivers and brokers accountable.

Kenworth T880 promotes literacy

| August 26, 2014

This Kenworth T880 features a 52-inch sleeper and a special Seattle Mariners theme -- Aug. 26, it plays a part in a Paccar fund-raising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program in Seattle.

FuelQuest acquired by Veeder-Root

| August 26, 2014

FuelQuest, a software provider for commercial fueling, was acquired by Veeder-Root Company, per an Aug. 26 announcement. Veeder-Root says the acquisition will help improve “operational efficiencies” for commercial fueling customers. FuelQuest brings its Software as a Service ...

Celadon buying 1,500 new tractors

| August 26, 2014

Celadon Trucking this month announced it will be buying 1,500 new tractors, consisting of Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar, along with some LoneStar and ProStar models from International. Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar as well as ...

Coalition of trucking groups calls for removal of public CSA scores

| August 26, 2014

Ten trucking groups sent a letter to the DOT pleading for the public scores in the CSA program to be removed from public view, pointing to research that says the scores are not a reliable predictor of safety.

The ‘Real life trucking hero’

| August 26, 2014

To recognize truckers, Progressive brings back its third annual contest, having launched at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas; anyone can now nominate a trucker through September 30.

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