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Help Inc. Debuts Eyes on the Road Trucking Podcast Series

Help Inc., which offers PrePass weigh station bypass and toll payment services, has debuted a new podcast series emphasizing truck safety and compliance.

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Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans Recalled for Transmission Support

Daimler Vans USA, LLC is recalling approximately 7,433 2015 to 2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris midsize vans because the transmission support may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle body during production.

7 ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz

A former law enforcement official gives his tips on how fleets can stay compliant with the ELD mandate during this year’s CVSA Roadcheck which will focus on hours of service violations.

Get Your Brakes Ready for Roadcheck

CVSA's National Roadcheck June 5-7 may be focusing on hours of service, but you can bet that lots of trucks will be put out of service for brakes. To help you out, here’s a refresher course on inspecting your truck’s air brakes and what to do if you discover you’re not in compliance.

New Personal Conveyance Guidance Gives Flexibility to Find Truck Parking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration just announced regulatory guidance that gives drivers a way to deal with one of the most vexing problems with the electronic logging device mandate – finding a safe place to park for the night – as well as clarification for ag haulers on the 150-air-mile exemption.

Sprinter Vans Recalled for Structural Issues

Daimler Vans USA, LLC is recalling approximately 153 2017 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans because they may have structural problems, according to federal records.

BettsHD Conspicuity Tape Can Improve Vehicle Visibility

BettsHD’s reflective conspicuity tape is designed with a prismatic surface to improve visibility from long distances.

Q&A: Lane Kidd Explains the Aims of the Trucking Alliance

We spoke at length with Lane Kidd, managing director of the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. the Trucking Alliance) about which issues the carrier-driven and safety-focused lobbying group is most engaged with this year.

FCA Recalls 4.8M Vehicles for Cruise Control

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling roughly 4.8 million vehicles due to a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging, the company has announced.

CEI Regional Manager Joins NPTC Board of Directors

The CEI Group’s northeast regional manager was elected to the board of directors of the National Private Truck Council (NPTC).