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  • Senate Advances DOT Funding Bill with No Trucking Riders
    By David Cullen -
    Posted Jun 12th 2018 1:51PM
    The Senate Appropriations Committee on June 7 advanced to the full chamber the FY2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related (THUD...
  • 3 Smart Tips for Financing Fleet Expansion
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jun 12th 2018 12:41PM
      Tony Freeland became an expedite owner-operator in 2003 and about a year later he purchased his second truck to become a fleet owner. Today, Freela...
  • Explosion damages UPS freight hub
    By The Associated Press
    Posted Jun 7th 2018 12:30PM
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — An explosion damaged a UPS freight hub Wednesday morning in Kentucky’s second-largest city, sending multiple people to the hospit...
  • 7 ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz
    By Deborah Lockridge -
    Posted Jun 4th 2018 3:58PM
    The top driver-related violation from last year’s Roadcheck, the annual commercial vehicle inspection blitz, was for hours of service (32.3%), so th...
  • The extent of expanded paid parking reservations after the ELD mandate
    By Todd Dills & James Jaillet -
    Posted Jun 4th 2018 3:45PM
    Of TA/Petro’s 47,021 spaces nationwide, about 5,600, or 12 percent, are reservation-only. The company’s current reservation program began in 2012 ...
  • Robo Trucks
    3 Big Hurdles to Robo Trucks Ruling the Roads
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jun 4th 2018 10:17AM
    So much has happened in autonomous vehicle development since Google put its first self-driving Prius on the roads in 2008. And industry consensus is ...
  • Fleet Owner Conversations: Bryan Bishop
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted May 29th 2018 9:00AM
    Meet Bryan Bishop. Bryan is a former corporate pilot, who got into the expedited trucking business in 2008 as a part-time fleet owner while keeping h...
  • XPO Logistics Advances to Number 67 on Ranking of Largest U.S. Employers
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted May 25th 2018 12:36PM
      Company takes spot 186 on 2018 Fortune 500 list GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and log...
  • SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking Announces Kevin Rutherford as its Midday Host
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted May 25th 2018 11:44AM
    SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking announced today that trucking business expert Kevin Rutherford will be the channel’s midday host. As the host of Tru...
  • Truckers support ELD exemption bills for small-business motor carriers
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted May 25th 2018 11:37AM
    (Grain Valley, Mo.) – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, the nation’s only organization exclusively representing professional and...