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February 2, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Truck Driver Training School Offers Online Training

Diesel Truck Driver Training School, Sun Prairie, Wis., offers a new online training for students who wish to acquire their Commercial Driver's License. The program is considered a stepping stone to Diesel Truck Driver Training School's hands-on commercial driving classes

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

Questions Arise About Study Used to Justify 34-Hour Restart Change

Truck drivers were not among the subjects studied in research used to justify requiring two midnight-to-6-a.m. rest period in the 34-hour restart in the FMCSA's new hours of service proposal. (Photo by Jim Park)

Some of the scientific evidence used to justify changes in the 34-hour restart provision is being questioned by the trucking industry. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is relying in part on a two-part study conducted at Washington State University to say that the 34-hour restart should include two nights of rest

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

Q1 2011 Fleet Sentiment Report Buying Index Surges to New Highs

The quarterly Fleet Sentiment Report Buying Index as reported by CK Commercial Vehicle Research rose to a new high of 102.3 for the first quarter of 2011

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Nashville Location Reopens

TravelCenters of America will reopen a Nashville travel center this week that was ravaged by floods last May

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Driver Named Highway Angel

Bill G. Poulos, a professional truck driver for FedEx Freight of Portland, Ore., has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for looking after the best interests of a small child caught in a bad situation

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

FTR's Trucking Condition Index Increases to New High

FTR's Trucking Condition Index rose to 7.1 in December, the highest level yet recorded during the current recovery

Tags: Economy

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

Dupre Logistics Establishes Supply Chain Division

Dupre Logistics, Lafayette, La., has opened the Supply Chain Excellence Division to help clients solve complex supply chain needs

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

Landstar Reports 35 Percent Increase in Fourth Quarter Earnings Per Share

Landstar System reported 2010 fourth quarter net income of $24.1 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared to net income of$18.6 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the 2009 fourth quarter

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

Bridgestone Bandag Announces Price Increase

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions announced a 12 percent price increase on its Bridgestone and Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires, effective immediately

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

November NAFTA Surface Trade Up 15.5 Percent From Previous Year

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 15.5 percent higher in November 2010 than in November 2009, reaching $68.1 billion

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

FFE Opens Driving School

FFE has opened an FFE Driver Academy in Fort Worth, Texas

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

Cummins Reports Best Year in Company History

Cummins Inc. reported record profits for all of 2010, as well as record quarterly sales and profits for the fourth quarter, on the strength of significant growth in key international markets and improved productivity in its global manufacturing operations

February 1, 2011 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Reports Financial Results, Sees Strengthening in Global Truck Markets

ArvinMeritor, which announced it will change its name back to Meritor, reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010, with sales and EBITDA up, but negative cash flow and a greater net loss

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

New Proposal Would Greatly Expand EOBR Use

The proposed rule would require electronic onboard recorders for all of the approximately 500,000 carriers now required to maintain driver logbooks.

The new proposal on electronic onboard reporters vastly expands the rule the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration put out less than a year ago

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Rise for Ninth Week

The national average price of a gallon of diesel rose by just under a penny to $3.438 per gallon, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Department of Energy

Tags: Fuel and Oil

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

Interstate Transport Opens Dedicated Asset Division

On the heels of its partnership announcement with DHL Global Forwarding, Interstate Transport Inc. announced the formation of Interstate Dedicated Inc

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

Work Truck Show to Feature Green Truck Ride-and-Drive

The Green Truck Ride-and-Drive at The Work Truck Show 2011 will be the largest in the event's history, with 22 hybrid, alternative fuel (including pure electric), and high-efficiency diesel work trucks available for attendees to drive

Tags: Events

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

Bosselman Opens Six New Boss Shop Locations

The Bosselman Family of Companies and Bosselman Boss Shops announced six new Boss Shop locations: five former Q Fix Truck Service Shops with locations in Kentucky and southern Indiana, and a former Flying J Shop location in Smithton, Pa

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

Vipar Heavy Duty to Distribute Noregon's JPro

Noregon Systems, a developer of diagnostic tools for the transportation industry, has teamed up with select distributors of the Vipar Heavy Duty Network to be resellers of the Noregon JPro product line

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

Trucks Carry the Most Freight in Almost All States, BTS Reports

Trucking is the predominant mode used by businesses to ship freight in almost all states, according to the Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

TransCore's Weekly Truckload Rate Trend: Van Rates Rising

Truckload freight rates started to rebound on the spot market from a mid-January low, according to this week's TransCore Trendlines report

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

ODOT sees improvement in commercial vehicle driver inspections

Inspectors with the Oregon Department of Transportation Motor Carrier Transportation Division are seeing small improvements in commercial vehicle driver inspections

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

FedEx Expands LTL Offerings

FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., launched its new unified less-than-truckload network, offering customers the choice of two levels of service from a single company

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Proposes EOBR Mandate for All Interstate Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing that all interstate trucks and buses be equipped with electronic onboard recorders to track driver hours

January 31, 2011 - Industry News

Commercial Vehicle Group Announces Acquisition of Bostrom Seating

Commercial Vehicle Group has acquired substantially all of the assets of Bostrom Seatin

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