Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Bendix CVS to sponsor Grand Champion Award at ATA truck driving championships

Bendix CVS to sponsor Grand Champion Award at ATA truck driving championships

ELYRIA, Ohio — For the seventh consecutive year, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems will sponsor of the Grand Champion Award at the American Trucking Associations National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC).

Some Texas trailer survivors held in same lockup as driver

Some Texas trailer survivors held in same lockup as driver

HOUSTON — Federal authorities have detained some survivors of a deadly human smuggling operation in the same facility as the driver of the truck in which they were smuggled, concerning advocates who are worried that they could be further traumatized.

Ready or not, the ELD mandate’s coming soon. So, what if too many are not ready?

Ready or not, the ELD mandate’s coming soon. So, what if too many are not ready?

What will the run-up to the ELD mandate deadline is going to be like — how many carriers still need ELDs? Will there be an eleventh-hour stampede for ELDs? Will ELD providers be able to meet the last-minute demand?

Maverick Transportation institutes $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers

Maverick Transportation institutes $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas-based Maverick Transportation LLC, recently announced its new $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers.

Diesel continues upswing, increases 2.4 cents a gallon to $2.531

Diesel continues upswing, increases 2.4 cents a gallon to $2.531

Diesel prices are on the upswing again, with on-highway diesel increasing 2.4 cents a gallon today and edging above the $2.50-a-gallon mark to $2.531, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. It was $2.507 the week prior.

Deadly crashes spur calls for tractor-trailer side guards

Deadly crashes spur calls for tractor-trailer side guards

ALBANY, N.Y. — Fifty years after actress Jayne Mansfield died in a Buick that slammed underneath a tractor-trailer, auto safety advocates say regulations inspired by that gruesome crash need updating to prevent hundreds of similar deaths annually.

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