News

Driver Admits to Drug Use A Month Before Causing Crash

The U.S. Department of Transportation has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Christopher Speyrer an imminent hazard for instances of drug use and an alcohol-related accident.

One ELD provider, Eroad, is using a third-party verification program to help give customers peace of mind. Photo: Eroad

Articles

ELD Certification: What Does it Really Mean?

Motor carriers beware: FMCSA does NOT “certify” ELDs. What you need to understand about the electronic logging device mandate's "self-certification" process and how to help make sure you have a compliant device.

News

Trucking Company Faces EEOC Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Service Dog

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against CRST Expedited for allegedly failing to accommodate a veteran with a service dog and then retaliating against the man.

Photo: Shell Rotella

News

Titans of Tulsa-Themed SuperRigs Contest Set for May

The 35th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs meet will be held May 18-20 at the Exchange Center Expo Square in Tulsa Okla., with the theme of "Titans of Tulsa."

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News

Doft Launches On-Demand Truck Sharing Service

Targeting a market worth $80 billion, Doft - which stands for “do freight transportation” - has set its sights on being the first Uber-like service for trucks

Products

ERoad ELD Commercially Available

ERoad says it will be the first company to be registered with the FMCSA's ELD compliance program to provide a permanent in-cab hardware as part of a comprehensive ELD solution.

Photo: UPS

News

UPS Tests Drone Launched From Atop Truck

UPS has successfully tested a drone that launches from atop one of its package cars, the company announced. The system is designed to autonomously deliver a package while the truck is driven on a route.

J.B Hunt is among the member companies of the Trucking Alliance seeking an exemption to let them conduct hair-testing for pre-employment drug testing of driver applicants. Photo: Drivewyze

News

Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. “Trucking Alliance”) has submitted a set of comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to support a petition calling for motor carriers to be exempt from having to use urinalysis to test for drug use by CDL driver applicants.

Articles

A New Frontier in Driver Health

Very soon, integrated and automated vehicle systems will work together to keep drivers alert and healthy. But that technology will come at a cost.

Last year's Goodyear Highway Hero Award winner, Julian Kaczor. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

News

Goodyear Announces Highway Hero Award Finalists

Goodyear Tire& Rubber has announced the finalists for its 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award, honoring truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.

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