TransCore announced the spot freight market continued a strong showing, with a 122 percent increase in spot market freight availability in July compared to a year earlier.
July’s North American load volume, however, was 14 percent lower than June.
In other month-over-month comparisons, spot freight loads for dry vans and refrigerated vans each dipped 8 percent in July compared to June, while flatbed load availability declined 17 percent.
Affected trucks include model year 2008-2018 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700 and 6900 trucks. DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.