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Volvo Trucks, Mack Expand Advanced Diesel Technician Training Program

Volvo Trucks North America is expanding its focus on training skilled professional vehicle service technicians through expansion of the Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) program.

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ATA Sues Rhode Island to Block Truck-Toll Plan

Rhode Island’s controversial truck-tolling plan is now the target of a federal lawsuit filed by the American Trucking Associations and three motor carriers.

TMC Offers Online Assessment of Technician Electrical Knowledge

TMC is offering a free online assessment of technician electrical knowledge that is open to all fleet and service provider technicians through Aug. 18.

Transportation Coalition Launches Partnership to Study Impact of Self-Driving Vehicles

Uber, ATA, Daimler, Toyota, and others have formed a new partnership to study the potential impacts of self-driving vehicles on American workers and the economy.

May ATA Truck Tonnage Index Still Shows Strong Freight Market

The May Truck Tonnage Index increased slightly from the previous month and still reflects one of the best freight markets ever, according to American Trucking Associations.

Rhode Island’s Truck Tolls Remain Unpopular with Trucking Groups

National and local trucking and infrastructure interest groups have roundly rejected Rhode Island's system of interstate tolling that specifically targets commercial vehicle traffic.

Driver Turnover Rises at Large Truckload Carriers

The turnover rate at large truckload carriers increased in the first quarter of 2018, reflecting how fleets are struggling to retain and recruit new drivers as freight demand rises.

Truck Tonnage Index Shows Robust Growth in April

The April Truck Tonnage Index rebounded from a dip in March, indicating a robust freight environment, according to the American Trucking Associations.

Volvo Trucks Equips America's Road Team with New VNL 760

Volvo Trucks North America presented a new Volvo VNL 760 to representatives of the America’s Road Team program, reinforcing the truck maker’s support for the American Trucking Associations' safety outreach campaign.

House Approves Rider to Thwart State Preemption of Trucker HOS Rules

An amendment written to resolve the issue of preemption by individual states of federal hours-of-service rules for truck drivers was passed on April 26 by a solidly bipartisan vote of 222-193 as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act currently being debated by the House of Representatives.