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Age and BMI cutoffs, California's Truck and Bus Rule, truckers off work Hours of Service regulations and heavy-duty engine emissions are among the issues featured.

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Mixed results from safety blitz

The results indicated a lower rate of out-of-service violations and citations for drivers and vehicles.

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Index at year’s highest level

The seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7 percent in November.

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Kenworth extends rebate to OOIDA members

Kenworth Truck Company announced that it will extend a rebate program with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) through 2010.

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ATC builds new Dallas complex

The Around The Clock Freightliner Group built a new 200,308-square-foot complex along Interstate 20 in south Dallas to serve its over-the-road and local fleet customers.

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Trucking-specific GPS

The 7700 PRO trucking-specific GPS navigation and routing tool features a 16-by-9-in. wide touch screen. Cobra’s partnership with ProMiles Software Development Corp. and TruckDown Info International Inc. resulted in 33,000 truck-specific points of interest such as routable travel center locations, fueling stations, restaurants, heavy duty towing, truck and trailer repair shops, truck-friendly hotels and weigh scales, plus more than 12 million general locations. The 7700 PRO uses advanced routing information based on the vehicle’s height, ...

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Employees file lawsuit against Arrow

The plaintiffs seek compensation under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

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Study: Air quality improves at Port of Long Beach

The cleaner air is due to better technology, not from a slowdown in cargo.

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Vocational automated transmissions

Three new automated transmissions are made for dump trucks, concrete mixers and other vehicles involved in vocational applications.

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Arrow Trucking closes

Arrow Trucking Co. abruptly closed Dec. 22, effectively stranding its company drivers, news sources report.

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