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Roadway Fatalities Remained Steady in 2018

Roadway fatalities in the U.S. dipped slightly in 2018 to approximately 40,000, representing just a 1% decrease from 2017 and 2016, when 40,231 and 40,327 people were killed in motor vehicles crashes, respectively.

Telematics Market Expected to See Explosive Near-Term Growth

Commercial fleet adoption of telematics systems is expected to continue its torrid growth trajectory and increase to 20 million units in three years from the current 13 million units due to the increasing popularity of video-based driver management products and other solutions, according to a leading industry analyst.

Where Are We in the Business Cycle?

Stock market volatility, rising interest rates, trade wars and other factors have some wondering if we’re standing on the precipice of the next recession. But company managements echo clear sailing ahead.

Distracted Driving Crashes Spike on Highways

Distracted driving-related collisions are up to 49% more severe when they occur on a highway system, indicating that modifying roadway design could improve safety in distracted driving crashes.

Medium Duty Orders Rise in June, Class 8 Above 40K

Preliminary orders of Class 4-8 trucks increased in June, with Class 8 trucks crossing the 40,000-unit level for the fourth time in six months and medium-duty orders increasing to 26,400 units in a month that's typically weak for Class 5-7 vehicles, according to ACT Research.

Report: Mediocre 2016 for U.S. 3PL Activity

Third-party logistics in the U.S. experienced “a mediocre year” in 2016, according to a new report prepared by market-research and consultancy firm Armstrong & Associates Inc.