1. DOT: Highway Trust Fund solvent longer than thought, to 3rd Q '16

    By The Trucker News Services, TheTrucker.com, September 09, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation now says there is enough money in the Highway Trust Fund to keep the Highway Account solvent through the third quarter of FY2016, which will end June 30, 2016, and to keep the Mass Transi…Read More

  2. 2015 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Wrap-up

    By Jeff Crissey, CCJ News, September 1, 2015 The 2015 Commercial Vehicle Outlook is in the books. The annual conference, hosted in Dallas by CCJ‘s parent company Randall-Reilly and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, hosted hundreds of fleet and supplier attendees as speakers and panelists d…Read More

  3. Top 10 toughest states on hours of service violations

    By Todd Dills, Etrucker News, September 01, 2015 Oregon was the 2013 leader on this list, and its percentage of issued hour infractions fell by only a point in our analysis of the 2014 data. All states are ranked according to the percentage of all violations their total number of hours of service vi…Read More

  4. Truck Freight Demand Surges at Fastest Rate Since November 2013

    By Brian Baskin, The Wall Street Journal, August 18, 2015 Trucking activity rose to its second-highest level on record in July, as a strengthening economy increased the amount of freight on the road. The amount of cargo hauled by U.S. truckers rose 2.8% in the latest reading of the American Trucking…Read More

  5. OOIDA petition warns of 'dangers' of truck speed limiters

    By American Trucker staff, August 11, 2015 Is the push for mandatory speed limiters on commercial vehicles about safety, or big business? The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) argues that the coming regulation is based on the latter, and the small-business organization is asking truck…Read More

  6. Scott Darling picked to be trucking's top regulator

    By Kevin Jones, American Trucker, August 06, 2015 Scott Darling, chief counsel for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has been nominated by President Obama to be the next agency administrator. In announcing the nomination, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx cited Darling’s perform…Read More