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National Safety Council Reports Vehicle Death Rate Down

According to the nonprofit National Safety Council, motor vehicle deaths in the U.S. fell during the first six months of 2019.The group said in a stat... Read More

TRUCKING GROUPS PUSH LAWMAKERS TO REJECT CRASH SCORE PROPOSAL

U.S. trucking companies and 3PLs are urging Senate lawmakers to ignore a proposal by their colleagues in the House chamber to make crash safety scores... Read More

BlueParrott Launches Headset At GATS

BlueParrott, a maker of wireless headsets, launched a new version of its noise-cancelling Bluetooth headset at the Great American Trucking Show.The ne... Read More

DRUG AND ALCOHOL TRUCKING REGS ARE STRICTER THAN MOST KNOW

Even the most responsible drivers can violate trucking regulations for controlled substances simply because they don’t know the law. Check out s... Read More

OPP Lay First Charge for Drug Impairment using DRAGER Drug Test 5000

New to the OPP's arsenal in its efforts to keep Ontario's roads safe, is the DRAGER Drug Test 5000.This unit detects the presence of cannabis and/or c... Read More

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped in July

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) for-hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 6.6% in July after falling 1.2% in June, t... Read More

FTC Orders DOTAuthority.com to refund Small Business Owners

Small business owners who may have been duped by deceptive advertising by DOTAuthority.com may get some small relief. The Federal Trade Commission has... Read More

Hours-of-service plan opens for public inspection, scheduled to publish Aug. 22

The plan for hours-of-service reform has reached the Federal Register for public inspection and is scheduled to publish today, Aug. 22.The notice of p... Read More

Volvo Trucks introduces higher-efficiency D13TC engine in VNL models

Through its improved turbo compound technology, Volvo Trucks North America says it has improved fuel efficiency of its 13-liter turbo-compound diesel... Read More

UPS Invests in TuSimple

UPS recently announced its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company, TuSimple, to test self-dri... Read More