Sunday, May 27, 2018

30 members of U.S. Senate asking for HOS improvements

WASHINGTON — Thirty members of the U.S. Senate have sent a letter to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Administrator Ray Martinez asking the agency to “explore improvements” in the Hours of Service regulations that would ensure drivers across differing businesses and operations can safely and efficiently comply with such requirements.

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FTR’s March Shippers Condition Index reflects continuing tough environment for shippers

FTR’s March Shippers Condition Index reflects continuing tough environment for shippers

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The March Shippers Conditions Index reading from FTR released Thursday remained in double digit negative territory at -10.5 reflecting the continued tough environment facing shippers.

ATA tonnage index increases 2.2 percent

ATA tonnage index increases 2.2 percent

HELP brings PrePass to 8 new locations around U.S.

HELP brings PrePass to 8 new locations around U.S.

   Volvo rolls out online configurator virtually design, spec new trucks

  Volvo rolls out online configurator virtually design, spec new trucks

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks is bringing the thousands of configurations of the new Volvo VNR and VNL series to your fingertips of fleets and independent contractors with a new online configurator tool for building and customizing the innovative new models.

Navistar to offer Eaton Cummins Endurant transmission for International LT Series and LoneStar

Navistar to offer Eaton Cummins Endurant transmission for International LT Series and LoneStar

Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features APX control system

Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features APX control system

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AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right

DETROIT — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week.

Vigillo receives NPTC's Allied Member of the Year award

Vigillo receives NPTC's Allied Member of the Year award

TMW begins Integration with Decisiv to provide a complete solution for fleet maintenance

TMW begins Integration with Decisiv to provide a complete solution for fleet maintenance

Trucker David Brace got taste of trucking in the Army, now he loves driving OTR

Trucker David Brace got taste of trucking in the Army, now he loves driving OTR

“The Army offers training in more than 150 different career paths,” says the official U.S. Army recruiting website, “and as an active duty soldier you will have access to all of them. Choose from jobs in art, science, intelligence, combat, aviation, engineering, law and more. There is no limit to what you can achieve.”

Trucker, songwriter Paul Marhoefer keeping it between the lines despite record deal

Trucker, songwriter Paul Marhoefer keeping it between the lines despite record deal

Taking the long way: Former farm girl Kari Paulson loves pulling doubles, triples, combos

Taking the long way: Former farm girl Kari Paulson loves pulling doubles, triples, combos

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