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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

USDOT APPOINTS MALA PARKER ACTING DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR OF FHWA

On August 15, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Mala Parker was appointed the Acting Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Ad... Read More

Diesel Prices Lower Six Straight Weeks

A drop of another 1.7 cents brought the U.S.  average price for a gallon of diesel fuel below $3, according to the weekly report issued for Monda... Read More

Peterbilt Opens Fifth Technician Institute

Peterbilt recently opened the fifth Peterbilt Technician Institute campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California. “The PTI program helps meet the... Read More