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New Group Lobbies for Blockchain Adoption by Trucking

The Blockchain in Trucking Alliance is a new group of transportation partners aimed at advancing the adoption of blockchain technology by trucking.

Photo: Magellan

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Magellan Self-Certifies its ELD Solution

GPS navigation firm Magellan has announced self-certifying its electronic logging device tracking solution in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration guidelines.

Products

Truck-Lite Offers Trailer Telematics Through Road Ready

Truck-Lite has released product for the Road Ready trailer monitoring and communication designed for trailer telematics.

Photo courtesy of Colorado DOT

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Colo. DOT Debuts Self-Driving Work Zone Vehicle

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) unveiled the world's first self-driving work zone vehicle designed to improve safety for road maintenance crews. The vehicle is positioned behind road construction crews to protect workers from the traveling public.

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.

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Nominations Open for Influential Woman in Trucking Award

Women In Trucking Association and Freightliner Trucks are seeking candidates for the 2017 Influential Woman in Trucking award.

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?

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: Over-Regulation and Idiotic Enforcement

Sure, our trucks can do damage in a bunch of ways, but the regulations outweigh the risk we represent by alot -and they’re driving people away from trucking, argues Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

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How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect Fleets

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse will bring total or partial darkness to much of the continental U.S. – and with it, a potential traffic nightmare for drivers across the country.

ATA's Chris Spear

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ATA's Spear Cites Washington Policy Gains

Chris Spear, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, says Washington is hearing the voice of the trucking industry. In a keynote address that offered praise for the Trump administration, Spear told the 2017 In.Sight user conference about several policy wins that have been secured.

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The FMCSA ELD Rule: What Every Commercial Motor Vehicle Carrier and Driver Needs to Know
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Voice of the Driver 2: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention
For the past decade and a half, those who predicted the driver shortage have offered their advice on curbing the shortage. While an abundance of information like this exists, it lacks one of the main insights companies can use to overcome the shortage and high turnover – the voice of truck drivers. In this report, you’ll learn how driver surveys, exit interviews, and conversations with current drivers, can improve recruiting and retention strategies in today’s labor market.
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