Regular preventive maintenance improves uptime and reduces the risk of CSA violations. More
On-board technology allows motor carriers to improve safety, operate efficiently, improve customer service and increase profits. More
The NHTSA is expected to issue industry guidelines on the deployment of autonomous vehicles this year. More
Apps are making life easier for drivers out on the road. More
The diesel technician shortage is expected to worsen throughout the trucking industry. More
Tires, cooling and electrical systems, air conditioning systems, refrigeration units and batteries can benefit from preventive maintenance. More
Live diagnostic reporting systems can help reduce, and even prevent, delays and breakdowns. More
Summer temperatures call for extra attention to Class 8 trucks. More
Proper brake system management and maintenance is emphasized. More
The new rule requires food facilities to complete and maintain a written food defense plan to assess contamination vulnerabilities. More
Trucking and travel plaza industries have joined together to help professional drivers find available truck parking via a new mobile app. More
The DOT is nearing completion of the proposed regulations regarding the CDL Clearinghouse, speed limiters and fuel efficiency. More
The new rule addresses foods that require time and temperature control for safety and to prevent spoilage. More
Under the current program, the agency doesn’t differentiate between preventable and nonpreventable crashes, affecting private fleet’s CSA percentile rankings. More
New commercial trucks to be equipped with electronic stability control systems in 2017. More
Federal law requires professional truck drivers to buckle up, yet one in six still fails to use a seat belt. More
Extra preparation is warranted for cold weather operation. More
The low price of fuel has helped reduce transportation costs, which grew only 1.3 percent in 2015. More
EPA and DPT have announced Phase 2 federal greenhouse gas and fuel economy regulations. More
Non-petroleum fuel usage is at its highest level since the mid-1950s. More
The standards will improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution, as well as bolster energy security and spur manufacturing innovation. More
Elite level category for 53-foot dry van or refrigerated trailers is added to EPA’s SmartWay program. More
Pre- and post-trip inspections, routine truck service and repair, and properly secured loads. More
Healthier truck drivers can improve safety on our highways. More
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