Chicago Truck Crash Triggers Scrutiny of Logbooks, Coercion
A Chicago-area truck crash that killed four has led to local attention to federal hours-of-service rules, the mandatory electronic logs proposal, and federal ef...
Commentary: Hours of Service Insanity
Combine a truck crash, a celebrity, and an election year, and what do you get? An HOS rules feeding frenzy on Capitol Hill and in the media.
7 Things Drivers Need to Do at the Scene of an Accident
SCHAUMBURG, IL — Fleets should prepare for and practice what to do in the event of a serious accident just like they do for fire drills – from top management to...
Carriers in the Driver's Seat for Shippers Looking for Preferred Status
Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge says her inbox delivered a sure sign that there's a capacity crunch -- advice to help shippers get "preferred" status at motor...
Oil Viscosity: How Low Can You Go?
To meet expected greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency standards, oil companies and engine makers have been busy developing a new standard for engine oils that will pr...
President Touts Smart Highways and Vehicles in Infrastructure Push
Tuesday, President Obama took a quick trip across the Potomac to visit the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, a facility in McLean, Virginia, that focuses...
Q&A: Environmental Defense Fund's Jason Mathers
Environmental groups working hand in hand with trucking? "One of the key priorities for our organization over the coming years is to advance strong fuel efficie...
The Growth of Rail Intermodal
An article in DC Velocity says domestic intermodal "appears to have come of age." Deborah Lockridge looks at the issue in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
How Superior Bulk Logistics Saved Hundreds of Thousands on Warranty Costs
When Superior Bulk Logistics implemented the warranty management function of its fleet maintenance software, it was expecting to save $500,000 in the first year...
A Chat with Chinese Truckers at a Shell Roadshow Near Shanghai
Chinese truckers talk about how trucks have changed in their country over the past two decades during Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge's visit to a "truck park...