WASHINGTON — After reviewing public comments, including a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao from 62 national and regional organizations of motor carriers asking for withdrawal of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Carrier Safety Fitness Determination, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has done just that.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Roger Nielsen has been appointed president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America and its affiliated companies — Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. and Detroit Diesel Corp. — effective April 1.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Peterbilt officials Wednesday outlined enhancements to the Model 579 EPIQ package that they said deliver an 8 percent fuel economy improvement for the 2018 model year.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Technology on, in and around trucks is growing by leaps and bounds, and while detractors abound, so too, are those who say technology is advancing safety by leaps and bounds, and making drivers’ lives easier and increasing business owners’ bottom lines.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A CMV inspector in Florida told a group of drivers recently that even if the shipper doesn’t fasten down a load securely, once the carrier and driver accept the load, it’s on them to make sure it’s safe. And that’s one of the things 18-year career driver Steve Huddleston likes about being a flatbedder: being in charge of his own load.