Legislation giving Trump more tariff authority on shaky ground

A month before U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods are scheduled to jump to 25% on March 1, freight interests outside the Beltway […]

Research reveals mixed ELD safety effects

Mandating the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) was aimed ultimately at reducing accidents and improving safety, but new research shows mixed results toward that goal […]

Serious wrecks, travel bans during wicked winter weather

The ongoing nasty winter weather is showing no mercy in the Northeast. Besides brutally cold temperatures the past few days, with wind chills as low as […]

Truck safety groups push Congress for speed limiter mandate that will slow trucks to 65 mph.

After failing to get two previous presidential administrations to require trucks to set their speed limiter devices to 65 mph, safety lobbyists are bypassing regulators and […]

Trucker busted in Idaho with 6,700 pounds of suspected marijuana

A truck driver was busted in Idaho Jan. 24 hauling more than 6,700 pounds of marijuana – the largest pot bust in Idaho State Police history. […]

New York bans semi trucks from some highways and interstates due to extreme weather

Last night January 29 at 8 p.m. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued travel ban for all semi trucks on some of New York Highways. […]

Today Chicago will be one of the Coldest Places in US !

Chicago and the Midwestern US will freeze today to unprecedented temperatures as the polar vortex tightens its grip on the Midwest!  Temperatures will drop to  -25° […]

Automation in trucking is inevitable but will not displace driver jobs

Many industry thought leaders refuse to buy into the prospect of truck drivers being displaced entirely; they contend that automation could never mature to a level […]

Snow, bitter cold prompt expansion of HOS suspensions in Midwest, Northeast

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has expanded its regional emergency declaration from Jan. 18 to now include 22 states ahead of a winter storm expected to impact […]

Waiting to load means danger on the road

Driver detention has been causing headaches and lost wages for years, but the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has shone a spotlight on the issue like […]

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