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Platooning, Electrified Cascadia in the Works at Daimler Trucks North America
Platooning, Electrified Cascadia in the Works at Daimler Trucks North America

October 23, 2017
ORLANDO – Advanced technology, from platooning to electric trucks – both of which you'll be seeing soon from the nation's biggest truck maker – was a key...

Trump Administration Supports Apprenticeship Program Expansion
Trump Administration Supports Apprenticeship Program Expansion

October 23, 2017
The Trump Administration will make it easier for groups such as the ATA and the trucking industry to put in place apprentice programs to cross the job...

Driver Shortage Could Hit All Time High This Year
Driver Shortage Could Hit All Time High This Year

October 22, 2017
ORLANDO - The trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017, warned American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello Sunday...

Autonomous Technologies Could Mean 'Transformational' Change in Trucking
Autonomous Technologies Could Mean 'Transformational' Change in Trucking

October 22, 2017
ORLANDO - Automated vehicle technologies, vehicle electrification, and the rise of transportation as a service (think ride-share services like Uber and...

ELD Mandate Enforcement Highlights ATA Educational Session
ELD Mandate Enforcement Highlights ATA Educational Session

October 21, 2017
ORLANDO — In a sometimes-lively educational session at the American Trucking Associations 2017 Management Conference & Exhibition Saturday, a panel of...

Is the Right Oil Getting Into Your Engines?
Is the Right Oil Getting Into Your Engines?

October 19, 2017
You can spend a lot of time choosing the right oil, only to lose out on the benefits by not policing what actually goes into your tanks and trucks.

Commentary: A Whirlwind of Last-Minute ELD Preparations
Commentary: A Whirlwind of Last-Minute ELD Preparations

October 16, 2017
The ELD mandate requiring electronic logging devices to track driver hours goes into effect Dec. 18. Yet a surprising number of fleets have not yet adopted...

Oilfield Company No Renegade When it Comes to ELDs
Oilfield Company No Renegade When it Comes to ELDs

October 12, 2017
Todd Caughey was a state trooper for 25 years who retired and took on a new career as HSE/DOT Compliance Supervisor for Renegade Wire Line Services. The...

Moving From Paper to ELDs Saves Time for Midwest Carrier
Moving From Paper to ELDs Saves Time for Midwest Carrier

October 11, 2017
Moving from paper to electronic hours of service tracking has made it easier for everyone from drivers to dispatchers to operations at R&M Trucking, which...

Q&A: Bruce Stockton Talks Maintenance Challenges
Q&A: Bruce Stockton Talks Maintenance Challenges

October 9, 2017
What are fleets' biggest maintenance headaches today and some ways to address them? We talk to Bruce Stockton, who has headed up equipment and maintenance...