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FDA Reveals Final Rule for Hauling Food Safely
FDA Reveals Final Rule for Hauling Food Safely

April 5, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration announced on Feb. 5 that it has finalized a rule that will require certain shippers, loaders, carriers by motor or rail...

Daimler Blueprints the Connected Truck
Daimler Blueprints the Connected Truck

March 21, 2016
Daimler Trucks sees connectivity as the means to leverage the data generated and shared by trucks to radically transform transportation logistics. Executive...

Latest Aviation Bill Ditches Pro-Trucking Reform
Latest Aviation Bill Ditches Pro-Trucking Reform

March 11, 2016
The effort to inject a reform proposal widely viewed as favorable to trucking into an aviation bill has crashed and burned. At least for now.

Eye-Opener Report: FMCSA Should Boost Driver-Fatigue Research
Eye-Opener Report: FMCSA Should Boost Driver-Fatigue Research

March 10, 2016
A new report prepared by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine advises the FMCSA to improve data and research methods “to support a...

DOT Seeking Sleep Apnea Input
DOT Seeking Sleep Apnea Input

March 8, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration jointly announced on March 8 that the agencies are seeking public...

FMCSA Report on Life-Saving Impact of Safety Enforcement Challenged
FMCSA Report on Life-Saving Impact of Safety Enforcement Challenged

March 1, 2016
A supplier of safety/compliance services and, separately, the American Trucking Associations have taken issue with what the agency contends the report...

CBO Marks 3 Paths to Smarter Highway Funding
CBO Marks 3 Paths to Smarter Highway Funding

February 22, 2016
Contending that “spending on highways does not correspond very well with how the roads are used and valued,” the Congressional Budget Office has issued a...

Gauging Trucking’s Digital Disruptors
Gauging Trucking’s Digital Disruptors

February 11, 2016
No fewer than five technology-based “disruptors” to freight transportation were identified in a recent survey of carrier/3PL/broker, shipper and trucking...

NTSB: Trucker, Carrier, FMCSA at Fault in Fatal Truck Crash
NTSB: Trucker, Carrier, FMCSA at Fault in Fatal Truck Crash

February 10, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board determined the probable cause of a fatal truck crash two year ago was a trucker's fatigue – but it said a carrier's...

Cosmo and the Woman Trucker
Cosmo and the Woman Trucker

February 9, 2016
Cosmopolitan is not where most would-be truckers will turn for advice on launching a career behind the wheel.