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  • ELD Mandate Featured Story
    The ELD Mandate: What Has Been the Impact So Far?
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted May 21st 2018 9:00AM
    With the rollout of any new rule, you can expect some unintended consequences. And that appears to be the case with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate that went into full effect on April 1, after about a three-month grace period. The regulation was finalized in 2015 with the best of intentions: “to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier and faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty stat...
  • Fleet Owner Conversations: Bryan Bishop
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted May 22nd 2018 3:48PM
    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...
  • Landstar Announces 10,000 Trucks Provided by Owner-Operators
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted May 17th 2018 2:58PM
    Jacksonville, Fla. (May 16, 2018) – Landstar employees commemorated the company’s latest milestone on Monday, May 14 – 10,000 trucks provided by...
  • Duck! There's a drone overhead!
    By Dorothy Cox - The Trucker Staff
    Posted May 16th 2018 12:57PM
    Coming soon to a state Department of Transportation near you — drones. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao May 9 announced the first 10 partic...
  • Expedite Expo 2018
    Mapping Your Road to Success: What to Expect at Expedite Expo 2018
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted May 14th 2018 11:06AM
    “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” This quote by Benjamin Franklin captures the essence of what you can expect by attending Exp...
  • V3 Transportation Opens New Chicago-Area Office
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted May 10th 2018 11:41AM
    SEVILLE, Ohio (May 10, 2018) – V3 Transportation, a leading innovator in expedited transportation solutions, is pleased to announce that the company...
  • CVSA Offers Two Roadside Inspection Training Courses
    Posted May 7th 2018 3:52PM
    The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is offering two roadside inspection training courses to help trucking industry members help better understand r...
  • Anheuser-Busch orders 800 Nikola hydrogen-electric tractors
    By Jason Cannon -
    Posted May 7th 2018 2:18PM
    Anheuser-Busch, the largest beer manufacturer in the U.S., has placed an order for up to 800 hydrogen-electric tractors, Nikola Motor Company announce...
  • Economic Watch: Unemployment Lowest Since 2000, Factory Activity Mixed
    By Evan Lockridge -
    Posted May 4th 2018 3:06PM
      Unemployment in the U.S. hit a post Great Recession landmark, according to figures released Friday, while a separate report showed increased factor...
  • Nikola Sues Tesla, Alleging Electric Truck Patent Infringement
    By HDT Staff -
    Posted May 4th 2018 3:00PM
      The bad blood between Nikola and Tesla has escalated. Last month, Nikola Motors raised eyebrows by taking a swipe at Elon Musk’s electric Semi tr...
  • DHS initiative seeks to increase human smuggling awareness through Operation Big Rig
    By The Trucker News Services
    Posted May 1st 2018 11:46AM
    SOUTH TEXAS — Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor (JTF-W South Texas Corridor) of the Customs and Border Protection is working to increase aw...