FMCSA admits challenges to under-21 driver pilot program

“The federal government’s primary trucking regulator conceded to lawmakers that it may be difficult to get enough qualified participants in its pilot project for drivers under […]

Truck-involved fatalities increased in 2018, estimates show

“The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that when 2018 driving fatality numbers are finalized later this year, fatalities in accidents involving at least one large […]

Brake Safety Week inspection blitz set for Sept. 15-22

“The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week has been scheduled for Sept. 15-22 with a focus on brake hoses and tubing.” – According to […]

Trucks moved 63 percent of trans-border freight in March, up nearly $1 billion

“Trans-border freight totaled $107.2 billion in March, with trucks moving 63 percent of all freight by value with United States trading partners Canada and Mexico, according […]
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Former trucking executive pleads guilty to wire fraud

“A former executive of a Florida-based trucking company pleaded guilty in federal court on June 12 to two counts of wire fraud related to mail contracts […]

Used truck sales dropped 14 percent in May, down 22 percent from a year earlier

“Preliminary used truck sales in the heaviest weight segment – Class 8 – dropped 22 percent in May compared with the May 2018.” – According to […]

U.S. trucks will need Canadian-certifed ELDs

“When Canada’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate takes effect in 2021, U.S. trucks will need to use ELDs certified to operate in the country.” -According to the […]

Pilot files lawsuit against shuttered Falcon Transport over $800,000 in unpaid fuel bills

“Pilot Flying J has filed a civil lawsuit against Falcon Transport of Youngstown, Ohio, and its private equity owners, alleging the now-defunct carrier owes the truck […]

A drunk driver was arrested for driving a tank in a small town in Poland

A drunk “tank driver” was arrested in a small town in Poland for driving Soviet-era T-55 war tank through the city. The intoxicated “tanker” was stopped […]