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HDT Wins National and Regional Journalism Awards

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine won a national Bronze Azbee award for its 10-part Trucking in the...

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine has won national and regional Azbee Awards of Excellence for last year’s Trucking in the 21st Century article series, online coverage of the Electronic Logging Device mandate, and online coverage of the North American Commercial Vehicle show.


Economic Watch: Industrial Production Strong; Home Building, Retail Lose Steam

New home starts fell in April from the month before. (HDT file photo)

Industrial production rose again in April for the third consecutive month, according to Federal Reserve figures issued Wednesday, while separate reports show a decline in new home sales and a smaller gain in retail sales.


Earnings Watch: C.H Robinson Worldwide, Saia Profits Move Higher

Earnings Watch: C.H Robinson Worldwide, Saia Profits Move Higher

One of the nation’s largest third-party logistics providers, C.H. Robinson grew its first quarter profit and revenue by double digits – and less-than-truckload carrier Saia reported growth by larger margins.


Trucking Alliance Pushes Congress to Tighten Truck Driver Drug Testing

J.B. Hunt found that opioid use was far more likely to be caught by hair testing than by the...

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, announced it will push for congressional passage of a new drug testing law to require anyone who applies for a safety-sensitive job in the trucking industry to verify no opioid addiction or illegal drug use for at least 30 days prior to employment.


Teletrac Navman Launches Telematics, Safety Solution

The Teletrac Navman DIRECTOR Event Viewer feature, paired with dashboard camera footage, can be...

Teletrac Navman has launched its Driver Safety Analytics Solution that's part of the telematics vendor's Director platform. The product combines GPS tracking data and event replays, dashboard camera technology, driver scorecards, and analytics.

The new vehicles will annually consume approximately 36.8 million gallons of clean propane autogas, and many will be displacing fuels with higher emissions like gasoline and diesel, according to the Propane Education & Research Council.


ROUSH CleanTech Offers Fully Electric Ford F-650

ROUSH CleanTech will offer a Ford F-650 medium-duty truck that's powered solely by a battery-electric powertrain, the vehicle modifier announced.


ATRI Seeks For-Hire Truck Fleet Cost Data

For-hire motor carriers are being encouraged to provide confidential operational cost data to...

The American Transportation Research Institute is requesting data from for-hire motor carriers for the annual update of its Operational Costs of Trucking report.


Produce Pushes Reefer Spot Rates Higher

DAT Trendlines national average spot freight rates over the past four weeks. Graphic: DAT...

The spring shipping season may be late, but it's here, especially in produce-distribution markets, according to the spot freight information reported by the DAT network of load boards.


Tyson Foods Ups Driver Pay

Tyson Foods has increased pay for its long-haul drivers to improve recruiting and...

Tyson Foods has announced a new pay package for long-haul drivers in its private fleet as an incentive to recruit and retain drivers.

Got Questions

Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

The Cummins and JAC Motors partnership will allow the two companies to produce and develop...

Cummins and Chinese manufacturer JAC Motors have announced a 50-50 joint-venture partnership after Cummins purchased Navistar’s 50% equity position in the JAC-Navistar Diesel Engine Company.


Endurant 12-Speed Now Offered on International LT and LoneStar Trucks

The Eaton Cummins Endurant 12-speed automated transmission is now available on the International...

The Endurant 12-speed automated transmission from Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is now available on International LT Series and LoneStar truck models



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