As Department of Transportation leaders discussed roadway safety Thursday, a key topic was mandating automated emergency braking systems — mostly related to passenger vehicles but also possibly to commercial vehicles.
Transport and logistics company Geodis has acquired Southern Companies, a drayage provider that handles all phases of the import and export process. Geodis said the acquisition enhances its end-to-end supply chain capabilities across the U.S.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a new human trafficking awareness campaign, “Your Roads, Their Freedom.”
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse now notifies employers if there is a change to a driver’s Clearinghouse record for up to 12 months after a pre-employment query of the system.
Law enforcement officers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico will be on the lookout for commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in unsafe driving behaviors July 9-15.
Ease Logistics said it will soon be the first in the U.S. to deploy connected and automated truck platooning technology on revenue-generating routes.
Reyco Granning Electric Vehicle Solutions has developed a new high-capacity variant of its customizable suspension option for Class 5-8 electric trucks.
Mitsubishi Fuso and Hino will merge under a new deal struck by the two companies and their parent corporations, Daimler Truck and Toyota Motor Corp., respectively. The goal? Accelerate the development of advanced technologies such as zero-emissions and connected vehicles.