The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model

The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model

New guidance from the Department of Labor issued in July could pose a threat to the trucking industry's use of owner-operator drivers as independent contractors, with the...
NYT Op-Ed Attacks Trucking Industry – From the Inside

NYT Op-Ed Attacks Trucking Industry – From the Inside

"The Trucks are Killing Us." The latest diatribe from an anti-truck group? No, it's an op-ed piece in the New York Times by a longtime former trucking editor. Deborah...
OnGuard Active to Sense Stationary Objects in Lane Ahead

OnGuard Active to Sense Stationary Objects in Lane Ahead

Meritor Wabco’s OnGuard radar-based collision mitigation system will react to stationary objects as well as slower moving objects in an enhanced version that will be...
Kenworth Execs Talk Trucks and Trucking

Kenworth Execs Talk Trucks and Trucking

In a wide-ranging discussion with trucking journalists at its headquarters Tuesday, Kenworth executives shared their insights on topics ranging from autonomous trucks to...

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Seven Governors Push for Long-Term Highway Bill

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Navistar Posts $28 Million Loss in Most Recent Quarter

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Class 8 Truck Orders Near 2-Year Lows in August

Preliminary numbers for Class 8 truck orders show near two-year lows in August, per the latest...

Brake Safety Week Starts Sept. 6

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week will run run Sept. 6–12, with...

 

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