Indiana Wants ELD Rule Delayed

In an 11th-hour request, the attorney general of Indiana has proposed that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration delay implementation of the electronic logging device rule set for Dec. 18 — less than 3 weeks away.

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FMCSA to Study 'Excessive Commuting' by Truck Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on a proposed survey of “excessive commuting” by truck drivers. The agency is defining as excessive any commuting to work that exceeds 150 minutes.

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J&R Schugel Offers $15K Signing Bonus for Experienced Drivers

Minnesota-based J&R Schugel has announced a $15,000 sign-on bonus for experienced over- the-road drivers who join the carrier before the end of the year.

Houston area driver Jim McCauley receives the keys to an International ProStar from Danny Thomas of Navistar as the winner of the OnCommand Connection Sweepstakes. (Photo courtesy of Navistar)


Houston Truck Driver Wins International ProStar

The sweepstakes, which was open to qualified truck drivers holding a CDL, celebrated the availability of OnCommand Connection Telematics.


70 Answers to Top ELD Questions

The ELD mandate has led to a lot of questions for fleets, with the government continuing to clarify and tweak the regulation weekly. We’ve endeavored to find answers to the most common questions that arise, starting with the basics.

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Arizona Installs Signs to Prevent Wrong Way Driving

The Arizona Department of Transportation has added large “Wrong Way” signs along Interstate 17 on bridges and other structures to help prevent wrong-way drivers.

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OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule

With the new electronic logging device mandate set to take effect in less than four weeks, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to issue a temporary but lengthy exemption to the new safety rule for “small-business truckers.”

Autonomous technology could offer trucking net savings between $100 billion and $125 billion, according to a report by Wall Street analysts. Photo: Jack Roberts


Report: Autonomous Vehicles Could Save Trucking $300 Billion in Labor Costs

A report by a Wall Street analyst firm says the potential savings from autonomous technology are huge, but notes that new costs will be created as it takes hold in trucking.

A new Amazon app called Relay allows drivers enter cargo information, allowing them to check in with a QR code and get through the security gate. Photo: Amazon


Amazon App Helps Get Drivers In and Out of Warehouses Faster

The new app, called Relay, is Amazon's first attempt at automating the truck delivery process.

A new new mobile platform from ITI allows employees to meet training, safety and compliance needs with the tools fleets are already providing for ELD, routing, inventory and other fleet management needs. Photo: ITI


Pro-Tread Releases Mobile Training App for Drivers

Instructional Technologies Inc., providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, has introduced the new Pro-Tread Mobile App, giving drivers options on when, where and how they can complete required training.


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