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Snow Will Again Blow Off Trailer Roofs, But Henry Thissen’s Ready

A retired driver believes rain-water runoff laws could require snow-removal machines. Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg revisits a safety problem that will return come winter.

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Ford Recalls 2018 F-650, F-750 Trucks

Ford has recalled 151 of its 2018 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks with hydraulic brake systems for an inadequate parking brake cable that could cause unintended movement.

Trucking Alliance Pushes Congress to Tighten Truck Driver Drug Testing

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, announced it will push for congressional passage of a new drug testing law to require anyone who applies for a safety-sensitive job in the trucking industry to verify no opioid addiction or illegal drug use for at least 30 days prior to employment.

Teletrac Navman Launches Telematics, Safety Solution

Teletrac Navman has launched its Driver Safety Analytics Solution that's part of the telematics vendor's Director platform. The product combines GPS tracking data and event replays, dashboard camera technology, driver scorecards, and analytics.

Q&A: KeepTruckin Co-Founder Talks ELDs, Data and More

KeepTruckin is fast-growing company that specializes in providing electronic logging and fleet management solutions for owner-operators and small carriers. It recently announced a new round of capital to fund its expansion. We spoke to KeepTruckin Co-founder and CEO Shoaib Makani about where they came from and where they're going.

Ohio Paves Way for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is opening public roads in the state to autonomous vehicle testing in a bid to make Ohio a hub for smart vehicle technology.

A Big Rig Ain't Diddly Compared To a Train

Motor vehicles are routinely torn apart by freight and passenger trains because drivers aren’t paying attention to what they're doing, or think they can beat that train to a grade crossing.

CVSA Offers Two Roadside Inspection Training Courses

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is offering two roadside inspection training courses to help trucking industry members help better understand roadside regulatory requirements.

Volvo Implements Vehicle-to-Vehicle Connectivity

Volvo cars and trucks in Sweden and Norway will now be able to share real-time data to expand coverage of connected safety technology.

Red-Light Runner Collides With Autonomous Waymo Van

A Waymo self-driving car was involved in a three-vehicle crash on May 4 in a busy shopping district of Chandler, Arizona, that was caused by a red-light runner, according to media reports.