A rule to require the use of speed limiters on trucks and a rule increasing the minimum insurance requirements for carriers both were sent to the Office of the Secretary of Transportation last week. Both proposed rules are expected to be published this year.
Transport America has announced it is increasing pay for both current and new drivers. The pay increase is for drivers in solo, team, regional and owner-operator divisions, TA says. It goes into effect Sept. 1. The carrier ...
Fleet, virtual card and gift card payment system service Comdata has been sold to FleetCor Technologies from Ceridian LLC for $3.45 billion. The deal is expected to close in December.
Volvo Trucks says its 2016 VN series of on-highway tractors has better aerodynamics and a more sophisticated powertrain than current models, both of which it says will push the company’s next line of trucks to better fuel economy.
The Senate this week introduced its version of a bill to cut natural gas-powered trucks a break, as it would give them an exemption to federal truck weight standards as a means to mitigate the weight of nat gas tanks and to prevent natural gas adopters from being at a competitive disadvantage.
A two-mile demonstration project using overhead cables to power electric trucks is slated to begin in California in Jul 2015.
An truck driver has been awarded $115,000 in back wages and been reinstated at her former job after the Department of Labor deemed she was wrongfully terminated for refusing to drive.
Carrier Transicold says its new APX remote panels add convenience and efficiency for refrigerated transport operations by placing trailer refrigeration controls in locations more easily accessible to operators.
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