Safety & Compliance

The special commemorative awards given to each XPO 3MM distinguished driver. Photo: XPO Logistics

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XPO LTL Drivers Rack Up 1 Billion Accident-Free Miles

XPO Logistics has announced that its 12,575 less-than-truckload drivers have surpassed one billion miles with no preventable accidents since the company began tracking the statistic.

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Fleetmatics Announces LogBook App to Meet ELD Mandate

Fleetmatics says its new LogBook for iOS is a one-stop approach to hours of service management and meeting the electronic logging device mandate that goes into effect in December.

Photo: Tom Berg

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FTR: The Economics of 33' Trailers Only Benefit a Few Markets

FTR released a new report detailing the economics of using twin 33-foot trailers, showing that only in specific cases would the extra capacity lead to a benefit. However, for those fleets, the increase would be worth it.

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CVSA Brake Safety Day Scheduled for September

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced that Brake Safety Day is taking place on Sept. 7 this year across North America.

Image: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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FMCSA Committee Tasked with Picking Rules to Cut

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun to take specific action to comply with President Trump’s Executive Order 13771 requiring agencies relieve businesses of burdensome regulations.

Among other benefits, video proved to be a high-value piece of evidence to exonerate Kroger drivers. Photo: Lytx

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Kroger Cuts Collision Rate in Half with Video Telematics

The Kroger Co. has begun rolling out video telematics to its fleet of more than 1,200 tractor-trailers, and has already seen a significant reduction in collisions, handheld phone use, and unbelted drivers.

Photo: International Trucks

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International LT to Come Standard with Truck-Lite Mirrors, Lights

Truck-Lite announced that three of its components will be standard equipment on International Truck’s 2018 LT Series heavy-duty truck.

The Highway Trust Fund will again run out of money in 2020 if no long-term solutions are found. Photo: HDT file photo

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House Members Push for Long-Term Fix for Highway Trust Fund

More than 250 members of the U.S. House of Representatives Monday sent a letter to Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady, calling for a long-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund.

OOIDA claims ELDs aren't any more effective at preventing crashes than paper logs. Photo: Roehl

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OOIDA Vows to Continue Fight Against Mandatory ELDs

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says it’s not giving up on its battle against mandatory electronic logging devices, despite its failure to get the Supreme Court to review the constitutionality of the ELD mandate that goes into effect this December.

The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to the ELD mandate. Photo: Public domain

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Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear ELD Challenge

Those who were waiting to adopt electronic logging devices hoping the Supreme Court would overturn the ELD mandate as unconstitutional will be disappointed to learn the court has rejected the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's petition.

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