Economic Watch: New Home Sales Drop in June

Economic Watch: New Home Sales Drop in June

New home sales dropped in June and the Commerce Department revised the extraordinarily strong May figures downward.
7 Things Drivers Need to Do at the Scene of an Accident

7 Things Drivers Need to Do at the Scene of an Accident

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Fleets should prepare for and practice what to do in the event of a serious accident just like they do for fire drills – from top management to...
Carriers in the Driver's Seat for Shippers Looking for Preferred Status

Carriers in the Driver's Seat for Shippers Looking for Preferred Status

Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge says her inbox delivered a sure sign that there's a capacity crunch -- advice to help shippers get "preferred" status at motor carriers.
The Benefits of Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires Explained

The Benefits of Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires Explained

There's little doubt left that tires formulated for lower rolling resistance work as advertised, but it's still tough to give up at few thousandths of an inch of tread....

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FMCSA Plans Upgrades to CSA Safety Data Website

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is implementing a number of changes designed to...

Federal Agencies Coordinate Against Retaliation

Two federal agencies will work together to prevent retaliation against drivers who report safety or...

Trailer Net Orders Up 45% for First Half of 2014

Net orders for trailers are up 45% for the first half of the year, despite June net orders dropping...

Covenant Profit Doubles During Second Quarter

Tennessee-based Covenant Transportation Group said net income totaled $3.8 million, or 25 cents per...

 

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