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July 22, 2021    Uber Freight announces blockbuster $2.25 billion acquisition and ‘a new era of logistics management’ Read article


July 22, 2021    Feds release $200 million in COVID money for timber haulers Read article


July 21, 2021    Knight-Swift raises outlook; cost challenges to persist Read article


July 19, 2021    Over 1,100 trucks placed out of service in one-day brake inspection Read article


July 19, 2021    Five good things that happened in trucking Read article


July 5, 2021    Five good things that happened in trucking Read article


July 3, 2021    Hurricane Elsa still eyeing US landfall next week Read article


July 2, 2021    Trailers on the Road to Becoming Smart Partners in Freight Hauls Read article


July 1, 2021    Daimler recalls 122,056 heavy-duty trucks for possible loss of electric power Read article


June 30, 2021    Feds award $275 million to ease truck congestion Read article


May 29, 2021    ‘Excellence’ earns veterans fully loaded Kenworths Read article


May 28, 2021    FMCSA priorities outlined in Biden’s 2022 budget Read article


May 28, 2021    FMCSA reminds truckers of possible problems with use of CBD Read article


May 27, 2021    Legislation mandating speed limiters resurfaces in House Read article


May 27, 2021    Camera monitoring systems gain fleet favor as adoption grows Read article


April 16, 2021    Shipments up, freight spend way up — Cass reports Read article


April 16, 2021    Report ranks the top 10 most stressful roads for drivers in the U.S. Read article


April 15, 2021    White House infrastructure report cards reveal states with the worst roads and bridges Read article


April 13, 2021    Over 1,400 International trucks covered by two separate recalls Read article


April 5, 2021    Report: Trucking jobs account for 20% of Biden’s infrastructure plan Read article


April 5, 2021    This list of the worst Texas bottlenecks probably won’t surprise you Read article


April 3, 2021    A Fresh Look at the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies Read article


April 2, 2021    How to prepare for the 2021 International Roadcheck Read article


April 2, 2021    Trucking job numbers: Stronger but tempered Read article


March 30, 2021    Truck Parking Legislation Introduced in US House Read article


March 30, 2021    Prices for a weigh and a reweigh went up at CAT Scale Read article


March 29, 2021    U.S. lawmakers seek $755M to boost truck parking on highways Read article


March 25, 2021    Infrastructure Plan Coming March 31, Biden Says Read article


March 24, 2021    Cab amenities: The growing popularity of comfort and convenience Read article


March 18, 2021    XPO Logistics Unveils GXO as New Company Name for Planned Spin-off of Logistics Business Read article


March 18, 2021    Spot Market Surges Amid Capacity Constraints, Bad Weather Read article


March 17, 2021    Will speed limiters be legislated under Biden? Read article


March 16, 2021    Skateboard superstar Tony Hawk shouts out truckers as the true heroes of the pandemic Read article


March 12, 2021    Former auto hauler sentenced to 30 months for faking FMCSA records Read article


February 24, 2021    The top 10 worst spots for truck bottlenecks compiled into one revealing list Read article


February 24, 2021    Biden orders review of transportation sector Read article


February 24, 2021    Fuel card provider WEX sees ‘slow and steady’ recovery in 2021 Read article


February 23, 2021    With New Administration, Regulatory Policy Changes Could Be Coming Read article


February 23, 2021    Fleets Fight Increase in Cargo Theft With High- and Low-Tech Solutions Read article


February 16, 2021    MATS postponed again; new date is March 24-26, 2022 Read article


February 16, 2021    FMCSA Extends Emergency Declaration Through May 31 Read article


February 16, 2021    Five good things that happened in trucking Read article


February 15, 2021    If drones can deliver Starbucks, what’s taking so long for packages? Read article


February 12, 2021    Top five health concerns for women truckers Read article


February 8, 2021    Increase in Online Shopping Spurs Innovation for Shipping Packaging Read article


February 8, 2021    Tips to prepare for 2021 International Roadcheck Read article


February 6, 2021    Turning truck stops into vaccination centers Read article


February 5, 2021    The newest version of the Tesla semi-truck is ready for its close-up Read article


February 4, 2021    Peterbilt Introduces Redesigned Model 579 Flagship Read article


February 2, 2021    New 7/3 Split Sleeper Berth Rule Appears Slow to Gain Popularity Read article


January 29, 2021    View from the cab: How truckers saw 2020 Read article


January 27, 2021    Battery constraints a drag on the Tesla Semi Read article


January 27, 2021    Driver detention review considered likely in Biden’s FMCSA Read article


January 25, 2021    TFI International buys UPS Freight in $800M blockbuster deal Read article


January 21, 2021    Buttigieg: Raising gas tax ‘on the table’ to pay for infrastructure Read article


January 20, 2021    Troopers are focusing on truckers during Human Trafficking Awareness Month Read article


January 19, 2021    Truck tonnage spikes in December, but down overall on the year Read article


January 19, 2021    First Lady thanks truck drivers who are ‘working to save lives’ amid pandemic Read article


January 19, 2021    How to crack down on cargo crime Read article


January 16, 2021    Consumer spending drove freight growth in 2020 Read article


January 15, 2021    Nearly half of truck drivers are prone to sleep apnea, study reveals Read article


January 12, 2021    Nearly 49% of CMV Drivers Could Be at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says Read article


January 11, 2021    Auto parts, electronics will lead cross-border freight in 2021 Read article


January 11, 2021    Canada Cartage acquires Stalco, marks second deal of 2021 Read article


January 8, 2021    Chao acknowledges COVID-19 challenges for transportation sector Read article


January 5, 2021    Trucking Industry Experts Optimistic About 2021, Once COVID Is Over Read article


January 4, 2021    U.S. considers annual underride guard inspections Read article


January 4, 2021     Weekly diesel price increase marks longest run in almost 3 years Read article


January 4, 2021     5 predictions for retail supply chains in 2021 Read article


January 1, 2021     Getting 2021 rolling with a twist — some good news Read article


December 30, 2020    Drivers tell which truck stops are ‘Doing it right’ Read article


December 17, 2020    Love’s opens four new truck stops in three states, including biggest-ever store Read article


December 1, 2020    DOT Makes Preparations Ahead of COVID-19 Vaccine Transport Read article


November 30, 2020    Truck Drivers Could Be Among Earliest to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Read article


November 30, 2020    5 days later, Rand McNally says ELD system back online Read article


November 30, 2020    Diesel Climbs 4¢ to $2.502 Amid Stronger Demand Read article


November 16, 2020    FMCSA rules Washington state can no longer enforce meal/rest break laws Read article


November 16, 2020    Adoption of workflow automation solutions spikes after COVID-19. Read article


November 10, 2020    Covid-19 affecting cargo theft trends. Read article


October 17, 2020    TIA Names New President, CEO. Read article


Setember 25, 2020    Trucking’s Trade Shows Go Virtual. Read article


September 2, 2020    Transportation capacity near 2-year low; pricing surges. Read article


August 10, 2020    Roads shut down after widespread civil unrest in Chicago. Read article


August 10, 2020    Nearly 150 trucking jobs hang in the balance. Read article


August 6, 2020    NY takes aim on speeders. Read article