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CRST Expedited Boosts New Driver Pay 15%

CRST Expedited has announced a 15% pay increase for new contract student drivers, who have received commercial driver’s license training through the company’s sponsored training program.

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Peterbilt Pairs Column-Mounted Shifter with Paccar Automated Transmission

Peterbilt has announced that its ergonomically designed column-mounted shifter will be standard equipment on Model 579 and 567 trucks equipped with the new Paccar Automated Transmission.

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Why the ELD Mandate is a Problem for Temp Drivers

For drivers working for a driver service or temporary driver pool, how do they transfer their logs from one carrier to another? The short answer is, they can't.

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Women In Trucking Partners with TransConnect for Fuel Discounts

Women In Trucking has partnered with discount fuel card company TransConnect Services, offering savings for member companies.

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Out-of-Service Violation Rates Jump in CVSA Roadcheck

The rate of out-of-service violations for both vehicles and drivers increased in this year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck, according to recently released results.

ZF's ReAx steering system mounts to a truck steering column and provides steering assistance based on real-time driver needs. Photo: ZF Group

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ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market

ZF's new Reax electronic steering system reads sensors from a wide array of vehicle systems and provides drivers with augmented control automatically tailored to specific driving situations.

Articles

ELDs Can Open the Door to Big Data

Why settle for simple electronic logging when it can serve as a total fleet management solution in a box?

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Seven Drivers Aim for Top Fuel Economy in Run on Less Roadshow

Carbon War Room and the North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced the seven drivers participating in Run on Less, a fuel-economy roadshow set to kick off on Sept. 6.

The tests are tougher, but many schools are looking for loopholes now that Canada's additional mandatory training requirement is law. Photos: John G. Smith

Articles

Special Report: Canada's New Mandatory Driver Training Law

Canada has increased its mandatory requirements for entry-level driver training with mixed results so far.

UPS says its new virtual reality training technology is realistic down to the finest details. Photo: UPS

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UPS Turns to Virtual Reality to Train Drivers

UPS will begin using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to train drivers at UPS Integrad training facilities.

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