According to author Robert Bryce, the move away from diesel will take more than just a desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), along with the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), released a report on a three-prong electrification framework that could make electric trucks a reality in states other than just California.
With revised federal hours of service scheduled to take effect Sept. 29, ELD providers have also been planning how best to assist fleets with the changes.
Recently, UPS dipped its toes a little deeper into the electric truck market with the acquisition of a Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric Class 8 truck.
The leaders of the Federal Highway Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration lauded trucking for its work during COVID-19 and addressed safety issues such as truck parking and advanced driver assistance systems during the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's 2020 Trucking Safety Summit.
While age does have some impact on potential truck driver risk, commercial motor vehicle driving experience is more important than age when considering risk, according to a Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study.
Everything from the coronavirus outbreak to the latest and upcoming technologies seems to be the talk of the trailer manufacturing world.
Truck driver appreciation, technology, and collaborating on new safety compliance standards are all key to meeting fleet safety goals, says Phil Byrd, CEO of Bulldog Hiway Express and head of the Daseke Leadership Council.
There isn’t anything much greener than vegetables, so if that’s part of your company name, you better make sure you are, too. For Veritable Vegetable, an organic supplier and transporter based in San Francisco, it is part of how it meets its customers’ — and its community’s — needs.
In response to the increasing daily rates of COVID-19 cases in a number of states, governors from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have banded together to implement a new set of travel restrictions, but essential workers such as truck drivers are exempt.
With an ever-increasing number of states legalizing marijuana, the trucking industry has little data on how marijuana affects drivers, according to Darrin Grondel, vice president of traffic safety and government relations at the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility.
Touchless fueling options gain appeal In the time of COVID-19.
Last year, SmartDrive Systems, a provider of video-based safety and transportation intelligence, was named one of Deloitte's 2019 Technology Fast 500 for the sixth year in a row. We talked to CEO Steve Mitgang about the award, the company, and video-based safety technology in general.
Northwest Logistics Heavy Haul went from steel chains to fiber ones to reduce time, damage, and injury.
Oil prices bounced back last week, jumping to more than $30 a barrel. While some see this as a positive, there might be more to consider below the surface, both literally and metaphorically.