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Trucking Groups Disavow Plans for Washington Protest
Trucking Groups Disavow Plans for Washington Protest

October 9, 2013
Several trucking groups have issued statements disavowing Internet-fueled plans for a trucking protest on Washington, D.C., this weekend, as spokespeople...

DTNA Goes Beyond Trucks and Components with New Detroit Telematics Suite
DTNA Goes Beyond Trucks and Components with New Detroit Telematics Suite

September 18, 2013
Building on the success of its Virtual Technician product, Daimler Trucks North America is going full-bore ahead with telematics. It unveiled the Detroit...

7 Ways to Cut Idling Costs
7 Ways to Cut Idling Costs

July 8, 2013
Royal Jones, president and CEO of Mesilla Valley Transportation, is known for his near-obsessive attention to saving fuel. Yet eight or nine years ago, the...

Five Trends Affecting Today's Owner-Operators
Five Trends Affecting Today's Owner-Operators

May 7, 2013
Owner-operators are far from dead, but the population is experiencing some changes, according to Todd Spencer, vice president of the Owner-Operator...

CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse
CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse

March 25, 2013
In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck...

Bendix Warns About Friction and Shorter Stopping Distance Technology
Bendix Warns About Friction and Shorter Stopping Distance Technology

March 20, 2013
Bendix engineers are warning truck owners that if they aren't careful about the choice of replacement friction new trucks designed to meet the latest...

7 Trends in axles and suspensions
7 Trends in axles and suspensions

February 26, 2013
When it come to trends in axles and suspensions, it's all about efficiency. Fleets are constantly looking for ways to become more operationally efficient,...

Spot Freight Index Shows Unusual Strength in January
Spot Freight Index Shows Unusual Strength in January

February 15, 2013
Reaching the highest-ever volume for the month of January, the DAT North American Freight Index increased 42% last month compared to January 2012. Freight...