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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

WABCO, SmartDrive Collaborate in Safety Event  Video Recording Solution Using OnLane Camera System

WABCO, SmartDrive Collaborate in Safety Event Video Recording Solution Using OnLane Camera System

| March 19, 2019

WABCO to Offer Complete Set of Active Lateral Safety, Forward Collision Mitigation and Video Safety Event Recording Solutions for Commercial Fleets  WABCO Holdings Inc. the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that it has collaborated with SmartDrive Systems, Inc. to provide […]

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BlackBerry Expands Line-Up of Asset Monitoring Solutions with BlackBerry Radar H2

BlackBerry Expands Line-Up of Asset Monitoring Solutions with BlackBerry Radar H2

| March 19, 2019

Data-driven asset monitoring device helps automate operations and improve utilization of trailers & containers BlackBerry Limited launched BlackBerry Radar® H2, a new intelligent, data-driven asset monitoring device that can help automate operations, improve utilization of trailers, containers, chassis and other remote assets, as well as ensure assets are safe and secure. Available now, BlackBerry Radar […]

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OmniSci to Present Real-time Analysis Of Massive Vehicle Telematics

OmniSci to Present Real-time Analysis Of Massive Vehicle Telematics

| March 18, 2019

Demonstration will Showcase Potential For Insight into Driver, Vehicle Behavior, Connected Car Monetization Opportunities OmniSci provider of GPU-accelerated analytics, today announced it will partner with Cambridge Mobile Telematics, the world’s leading mobile telematics and analytics company, in a demonstration titled “Interacting with Massive Mobile Telematics Datasets at Near Zero Latency.” The session is at the Gartner Data & […]

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People

Comdata Appoints Payments Veteran Justin King as Senior Vice President

Comdata Appoints Payments Veteran Justin King as Senior Vice President

| March 18, 2019

King will lead product growth initiatives for FLEETCOR’S trucking business Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation, announced the appointment of Justin King to Senior Vice President of Product and Innovation for FLEETCOR’S North America Trucking business. With 17 years of experience in the payments industry, King will be responsible for […]

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Transportation Insight Appoints Rennie Faulkner as CEO

Transportation Insight Appoints Rennie Faulkner as CEO

| March 15, 2019

Enterprise Logistics Provider’s Top Finance Executive Succeeds Retiring Leader Transportation Insight announces that Rennie Faulkner has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Transportation Insight Division of TI Holdco. He has served as Transportation Insight’s Chief Financial Officer since 2010 and will continue as TI Holdco’s CFO. Faulkner succeeds President and CEO Chris Baltz who will retire after more […]

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DENSO Announces Executive Leadership Changes in North America

DENSO Announces Executive Leadership Changes in North America

| March 8, 2019

DENSO is focused on strengthening global collaboration, overall North America functions and regional business units DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, has announced executive leadership changes and appointments across its North America organization to advance its long-term commitment to create new value for the future of mobility. These changes will enable DENSO to remain competitive, operate more […]

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Autonomous

Kroger and Nuro Launch Autonomous Delivery Service in Houston

Kroger and Nuro Launch Autonomous Delivery Service in Houston

| March 19, 2019

Successful pilot in Scottsdale leads to new program in Texas The Kroger Co America’s largest grocery retailer and Nuro, the robotics company transforming local commerce, today announced the launch of their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston. The innovative service will be available through two Houston Kroger stores, reaching customers residing in four local zip codes. Since August 2018, Kroger and […]

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OmniSci to Present Real-time Analysis Of Massive Vehicle Telematics

OmniSci to Present Real-time Analysis Of Massive Vehicle Telematics

| March 18, 2019

Demonstration will Showcase Potential For Insight into Driver, Vehicle Behavior, Connected Car Monetization Opportunities OmniSci provider of GPU-accelerated analytics, today announced it will partner with Cambridge Mobile Telematics, the world’s leading mobile telematics and analytics company, in a demonstration titled “Interacting with Massive Mobile Telematics Datasets at Near Zero Latency.” The session is at the Gartner Data & […]

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Increasing Demand for Safety is Driving the Autonomous Truck Market Growth

Increasing Demand for Safety is Driving the Autonomous Truck Market Growth

| March 15, 2019

The global autonomous truck market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period, 2018-2023 Occurrence of occupant and pedestrian fatalities while driving a truck has been a major concern for the automakers and governments across the globe. Human error has been a major reason for about 90% of the total […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Jacobs delivers 1 Millionth Engine Brake for HD Engines

Jacobs delivers 1 Millionth Engine Brake for HD Engines

| November 15, 2018

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announced the sale of its one millionth engine brake for Daimler Trucks’ heavy duty engine platform (HDEP). For more than 10 years, Daimler Trucks has relied on the braking performance of the “Jake Brake®”, an especially effective […]

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WABCO Inks Deal to Supply Technologies to Support Hyundai MD Truck Launch in South Korea

WABCO Inks Deal to Supply Technologies to Support Hyundai MD Truck Launch in South Korea

| November 8, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that are engineered to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced that it has entered a long-term agreement with Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles.  Under this latest supply agreement with Hyundai, WABCO […]

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WABCO Announces Vehicle Control Systems JV in China with FAW Jiefang

WABCO Announces Vehicle Control Systems JV in China with FAW Jiefang

| September 24, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC), a leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that are engineered to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced that it has signed an agreement to establish a new joint venture for vehicle control systems with FAW Jiefang Automotive Company. The goal is to advance the […]

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Fuel & Oil

Donaldson Filter Minder® Wireless Technology Uses Truck’s Existing Telematics System

Donaldson Filter Minder® Wireless Technology Uses Truck’s Existing Telematics System

| March 19, 2019

Device installs in minutes and prompts timely filter changes Donaldson Company has introduced Filter Minder®connected technology for monitoring truck engine air filters, using the vehicles’ own telematics system. Filter Minder wireless sensors and receivers send filter performance data to the cloud, and predictive analytics inform the fleet manager when filters on individual trucks are approaching […]

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Effective Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Effective Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

| March 18, 2019

Legislation would reauthorize DERA – one of the most cost-effective federal clean air programs U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee and Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) joined with EPW Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), […]

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Truckload Linehaul Costs Up for 17th Straight Month

Truckload Linehaul Costs Up for 17th Straight Month

| March 15, 2019

Truckload linehaul rates continued to increase in February for the 17th straight month Compared to last year, linehaul costs were up 5.4% (with an index value of 138.4, compared to 100 in January 2005 as the base month). Truckload linehaul costs are now Just shy of the all-time high established in December 2018. The two-year […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Trimble Expands Connectivity Capabilities through TMT ServiceConnect for Transportation

Trimble Expands Connectivity Capabilities through TMT ServiceConnect for Transportation

| March 19, 2019

Trimble Becomes First in Industry to Connect Heavy Duty Service Center Networks and Dealers Directly to Fleet Shop Operations Trimble introduced its new TMT ServiceConnect module, enabling fleet shops using Trimble’s TMT Fleet Maintenance (TMT) software to be connected to more than 4,500 medium and heavy duty service locations, including many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) […]

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Donaldson Filter Minder® Wireless Technology Uses Truck’s Existing Telematics System

Donaldson Filter Minder® Wireless Technology Uses Truck’s Existing Telematics System

| March 19, 2019

Device installs in minutes and prompts timely filter changes Donaldson Company has introduced Filter Minder®connected technology for monitoring truck engine air filters, using the vehicles’ own telematics system. Filter Minder wireless sensors and receivers send filter performance data to the cloud, and predictive analytics inform the fleet manager when filters on individual trucks are approaching […]

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Maintenance Report Finds Costs of Repairs Increasing

Maintenance Report Finds Costs of Repairs Increasing

| March 19, 2019

Benchmarking Study Also Finds Miles Between Roadside Repairs Unchanged The average cost of mechanical repairs in the trucking industry increased for the second straight quarter, while miles between unscheduled roadside maintenance remained unchanged, according to the latest benchmarking report from American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company. The Truckload […]

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Recent News

Quiet Vehicle Sounder for Electric Vehicles

Quiet Vehicle Sounder for Electric Vehicles

| March 18, 2019

Speaker system designed to reduce collisions between pedestrians and hybrid/electric vehicles Known as an AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System) across the automotive market, the Quiet Vehicle Sounder simulates an internal combustion engines sound characteristics by emitting a blend of bbs-tek® White Sound® frequencies and tonal sounds. Most hybrid/electric vehicles are virtually silent under 20kph and […]

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Michelin Introduces All-Season, Heavy-Duty Tire for Light-Truck for Commercial Demands

Michelin Introduces All-Season, Heavy-Duty Tire for Light-Truck for Commercial Demands

| March 18, 2019

Three Peak Mountain Snowflake” (3PMSF) designation from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association Michelin North America, Inc., is launching the new MICHELIN® Agilis® CrossClimate® tire for today’s small-business owners and commercial fleets. This tire was designed specifically for ¾- and 1-ton pick-up trucks and vans used in commercial applications, as well as for European van platforms […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Xpress

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Xpress

| March 18, 2019

Lawsuit Against U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 The class, in this case, has not yet been certified, and until certification occurs, you are not represented by an attorney. If you choose to take no action, you can remain an absent class member. The Schall Law Firm, a national […]

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For-Hire Trucking Index: Pricing and Productivity Indices Fall, Supply-Demand Balance Loosened Again in February

For-Hire Trucking Index: Pricing and Productivity Indices Fall, Supply-Demand Balance Loosened Again in February

| March 18, 2019

Pricing Index fell below neutral for the first time since July 2016 The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index showed a downtick in volume, pricing, and productivity, with the supply-demand balance continuing trend, loosening for the fourth consecutive month. The Volume Index returned to negative territory, reaching 47.1 in February, while pricing fell to […]

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Global Truck Transmission Market Increased Use of Aluminum to Drive Growth

Global Truck Transmission Market Increased Use of Aluminum to Drive Growth

| March 18, 2019

The global truck transmission system market will post a CAGR of nearly 6% during the period 2019-2023 North America accounted for the highest share of the market in 2018. The use of advanced technologies to improve safety and vehicle dynamics has been promoting the adoption of automatic transmission systems in pickup trucks in the region. […]

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Yokohama Tire Announces New Commercial ‘Tire Tips’ Video Series

Yokohama Tire Announces New Commercial ‘Tire Tips’ Video Series

| March 15, 2019

Six instructional videos created to help fleets and drivers understand more about tires and how to take care of them for maximum usage Truck tires are a major investment. That’s why Yokohama Tire has created a new, instructional commercial “Tire Tips” video series designed to help drivers identify and prevent tire issues before they become […]

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Meritor’s Troy Employees Raise $1 Million for Metro Detroit Charities

Meritor’s Troy Employees Raise $1 Million for Metro Detroit Charities

| March 15, 2019

Employees at Meritor world headquarters are opening their wallets Meritor, Inc. is a supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets Employees at Meritor world headquarters are opening their wallets and their hearts during jeans days fundraising events to support nonprofit organizations across southeast Michigan, raising more than $1 million since 2012.         […]

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McLeod Software Expands Native Integration with project44 to Include Truckload Visibility

McLeod Software Expands Native Integration with project44 to Include Truckload Visibility

| March 15, 2019

Third-party logistics providers, brokers, and shippers using McLeod Software’s PowerBroker can tap into project44’s multimodal capabilities to track truckload shipments in real-time project44 announced today that McLeod Software, a supplier of transportation management and trucking software for carriers, brokers, third-party logistics providers (3PLs), and shippers, has natively integrated the project44 Advanced Visibility Platform’s truckload (TL) […]

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Geowiz® ELD Now Has Full GPS Trailer Tracking & REFER Temperature Monitoring Options

Geowiz® ELD Now Has Full GPS Trailer Tracking & REFER Temperature Monitoring Options

| March 15, 2019

Product designed to assist drivers transporting temperature sensitive materials GeoSpace Labs announced today that it has launched a new set of products designed to assist drivers transporting temperature sensitive materials in a refrigerated trailer (refer). A GPS enabled tracking unit can be installed onto the refer along with a temperature gauge, and the current and […]

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Greyhound Opens Discussion About Women In Transportation

Greyhound Opens Discussion About Women In Transportation

| March 14, 2019

Company spotlights women employees via weekly video series for Women’s History Month Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in America, is shining a spotlight on women in the transportation industry and celebrating women in the company through a weekly video series for Women’s History Month. New videos will post each Friday on Greyhound’s […]

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Company Driver Pay Increased at Barr-Nunn Transportation

Company Driver Pay Increased at Barr-Nunn Transportation

| March 14, 2019

Raises are in addition to the raises drivers earn through safe mile milestone achievements Barr-Nunn Transportation, the 14 year Certified Top Pay Carrier, is at it again with more pay raises for their drivers.  So far in 2019 Barr-Nunn has already raised pay in 4 of their fleets and they are not done yet.  These […]

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I.D. Systems to Acquire Pointer Telocation Company for $140 Million in Cash and Stock

I.D. Systems to Acquire Pointer Telocation Company for $140 Million in Cash and Stock

| March 14, 2019

Global IoT Telematics Software and Solutions Company to be Re-branded PowerFleet I.D. Systems, Inc. provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology, and Pointer Telocation Ltd. provider of telematics and mobile IoT solutions, have entered into a definitive agreement whereby I.D. Systems will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Pointer […]

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Fourth Quarter Truck Driver Turnover Rate Shows Muddled Picture

Fourth Quarter Truck Driver Turnover Rate Shows Muddled Picture

| March 14, 2019

Churn at Large Truckload Fleets Sunk, but Rate Rose at Smaller Carriers The American Trucking Associations released its figures on truck driver turnover in the fourth quarter, showing a continued downward trend in the churn rate. “The driver market continues to be tight, but not quite as much as the middle of 2018. The overall […]

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February Freight Rates Slip Seasonally

February Freight Rates Slip Seasonally

| March 14, 2019

New report reveals trends in spot market and contract freight volumes Truckload freight volumes typically decline on the spot market in February, but the 12 percent drop from January was sharper than usual this year, according to the DAT Freight Index. Extreme winter weather in many parts of the country contributed to the drop in […]

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5 GREAT REASONS TO ADD A VIDEO-BASED SAFETY PROGRAM TO YOUR FLEET

5 GREAT REASONS TO ADD A VIDEO-BASED SAFETY PROGRAM TO YOUR FLEET

| March 13, 2019

You just received word that one of your most seasoned drivers was in a collision while driving a tank filled with hazardous materials… Immediately, you are bombarded by questions – What will this cost in repairs? What about the car that was involved? How did my driver react? What could have been done differently to […]

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Stertil B.V., Part of the Worldwide Stertil Group B.V. Agree to Provide Vehicle Service Group (VSG) Global License for a Scissor Lift Patent

Stertil B.V., Part of the Worldwide Stertil Group B.V. Agree to Provide Vehicle Service Group (VSG) Global License for a Scissor Lift Patent

| March 13, 2019

Amicable agreement has been reached between the Stertil Group B.V. and the Vehicle Service Group Stertil B.V. part of the worldwide Stertil Group B.V. Kootstertille, The Netherlands, and Vehicle Service Group (VSG) with its operative companies Ravaglioli S.p.a., Italy and BlitzRotary GmbH, Germany have entered into a Settlement Agreement which ends a number of lawsuits related […]

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Casey’s Fleet Mastercard

Casey’s Fleet Mastercard

| March 13, 2019

A Fuel Program for Small and Large Fleets Casey’s General Stores has launched the Casey’s Business Mastercard® – a fleet management and fuel incentive program for fleets of two or more vehicles. The announcement was made by Nathaniel Doddridge, Casey’s Director of Fuels. “We designed the Casey’s Business Mastercard as more of a fuel management […]

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Roadrunner Transportation Systems Reports Full Year 2018 Operating Results

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Reports Full Year 2018 Operating Results

| March 13, 2019

Positive financial outlook for 2019 and beyond Curt Stoelting, CEO commented.  “Overall we made good progress in 2018 on a number of fronts. Operationally, over two-thirds of our businesses are now stable and growing. Ascent Global Logistics and Active On-Demand have led the way followed by our temperature controlled, intermodal services and flatbed businesses, all […]

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Spot Van, Reefer Rates Stabilize After 8 Weeks of Declines

Spot Van, Reefer Rates Stabilize After 8 Weeks of Declines

| March 13, 2019

After eight weeks of declines, national average spot van and refrigerated freight rates stabilized during the week ending March 9 An increase in spot rates is a sign that demand from shippers and freight brokers is picking up. However, the market is still looking for traction: van and reefer load-to-truck ratios declined last week and […]

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Alberta Motor Transport Association Opens Safety Training Facility for Commercial Drivers

Alberta Motor Transport Association Opens Safety Training Facility for Commercial Drivers

| March 13, 2019

The Alberta Motor Transport Association is a not-for-profit, advocacy and safety training group Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) hosted the grand opening of its state-of-the-art safety training facility at the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) Airport City site today. The facility will function as a commercial transportation hub for safety training development and delivery, research and technology innovation […]

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DENSO Takes a Stake in Airbiquity to Advance Connected Vehicle Technology

DENSO Takes a Stake in Airbiquity to Advance Connected Vehicle Technology

| March 13, 2019

Investment will accelerate the development of over-the-air systems, a critical component for connected vehicles DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, today announced it has taken a $5M stake in Seattle-based Airbiquity Inc., a global leader in connected vehicle services and a pioneer in the development of automotive telematics technology. The investment will accelerate the development of over-the-air […]

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Fuel Marketers Oppose EPA’s RIN Market Proposal

Fuel Marketers Oppose EPA’s RIN Market Proposal

| March 13, 2019

EPA admits that it has not seen any “data based evidence” of RIN market manipulation that would necessitate these reforms NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) today criticized the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations […]

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Labelmaster Outlines Impact of New Lithium Battery Transport Rules

Labelmaster Outlines Impact of New Lithium Battery Transport Rules

| March 13, 2019

New Rule Harmonizes Lithium Battery Transport Regulations and Adds Marking/Labeling Requirements for Ground and Air Shipments New safety provisions for transporting lithium batteries became official in the U.S. on March 6, 2019, adding additional marking and labeling requirements for lithium battery shipments transported by road, rail and air. The long-awaited Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline […]

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Teamster School Bus Workers Lobby For Unemployment Insurance In St. Paul

Teamster School Bus Workers Lobby For Unemployment Insurance In St. Paul

| March 13, 2019

Legislation Would Reduce Turnover, Improve Equity in School Bus Industry School bus drivers represented by Teamsters Local 120 and Teamsters Local 638 spoke at a hearing today at the Minnesota House of Representatives about the importance of passing H.F. 988, legislation that would extend unemployment insurance (UI) to school bus workers employed by private contractors. Minnesota is one of […]

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Neste Set to Unveil the First Commercial Renewable Diesel Fueling Site in California

Neste Set to Unveil the First Commercial Renewable Diesel Fueling Site in California

| March 12, 2019

Clean, Low-Carbon Fuel Becomes More Accessible for Fleet Vehicles Renewable diesel fuel is soon to be much more accessible to fleet drivers looking to fuel up in northern and central California, thanks to four cardlock locations that will be offering Neste MY Renewable Diesel, made by the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel fuel. Cardlock […]

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BorgWarner’s Intelligent Cam Torque Actuation Improves Fuel Economy and Reduces Emissions

BorgWarner’s Intelligent Cam Torque Actuation Improves Fuel Economy and Reduces Emissions

| March 12, 2019

Technology performs well across all engine architectures and the full range of engine speed BorgWarner introduces its next generation of cam torque actuators – intelligent cam torque actuation (iCTA) – delivering better fuel economy and reduced emissions with its innovative technology. Leading the industry in the future of hydraulic cam phasing, iCTA blends the best […]

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Global Automotive Telematics Market to Expand at 28.5% CAGR Till 2022

Global Automotive Telematics Market to Expand at 28.5% CAGR Till 2022

| March 12, 2019

Performance and safety of vehicles have emerged as the key focus for automotive companies A new report published by Research on Global Markets titled ‘Global Automotive Telematics Market (2017–2022)’ studies the performance of the global automotive telematics market over a five-year assessment period, from 2017 to 2022. The report presents the forecasted value of the global […]

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Weed Advisor partners with INKAS for Secure Cannabis Transport

Weed Advisor partners with INKAS for Secure Cannabis Transport

| March 12, 2019

Partnership with safeguarded delivery adds to strength of Weed Advisor vertical capabilities Weed Advisor™, a platform service that supplies the latest globally compliant access to products, information, business solutions and consumer insights to the cannabis industry, has partnered with INKAS® Security Services Ltd., a safe and secure specialist in cannabis transport, to ensure careful, legal […]

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The Lion Electric Co Launches All-Electric Class 8 Urban Truck

The Lion Electric Co Launches All-Electric Class 8 Urban Truck

| March 12, 2019

The Lion8 is manufactured to be electric and has a range of up to 250 miles on a single charge The Lion Electric Co. (Lion) unveiled its first all-electric Class 8 urban truck. The Lion8 will be commercialized this Fall and the first vehicle will be delivered to Société des Alcools du Québec (SAQ).  Lion’s […]

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Pilot Flying J Truck Care Launches Real-Time Virtual Maintenance System for Fleets

Pilot Flying J Truck Care Launches Real-Time Virtual Maintenance System for Fleets

| March 12, 2019

Fleet Center to help get drivers back on the road more quickly and easier than ever before Pilot Flying J, the largest travel center network in North America have launched of its new virtual maintenance system, Fleet Center, as part of the company’s Truck Care service platform. Available in April, Pilot Flying J’s Fleet Center allows […]

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Geotab Launches New GO9 Device

Geotab Launches New GO9 Device

| March 11, 2019

Solution provides customers with more power and speed than ever before Geotab announced the availability of its new GO9 telematics device. Joining the company’s award-winning suite of fleet management products, the GO9 is Geotab’s newest product designed to help businesses better manage their fleets. With better acceleration tracking, a more accurate GPS, better support for […]

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CargoX partners with dexFreight

CargoX partners with dexFreight

| March 11, 2019

The two blockchain companies will collaborate in offering Smart Bill of Lading solutions and cost-effective logistics operations CargoX, the provider of the first blockchain based Smart B/L™ solution, has partnered with the blockchain-based logistics platform dexFreight. The dexFreight platform will integrate CargoX’s Smart B/L™ service to provide shippers, carriers, consignees, and other supply chain stakeholders […]

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Fuel Prices Inching Up

Fuel Prices Inching Up

| March 11, 2019

According to the latest Fleet News, fuel prices moved slightly up. This week, the price of regular nationwide was $2.476 vs. $2.278 one Month ago but up from $2.527 last year at this time. The news in fuel prices for Diesel was similar.  One gallon of Diesel stands at $3.006 vs. $2.925 last week and […]

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Truckers Oppose Multi-Billion Dollar Underride Mandate Proposal

Truckers Oppose Multi-Billion Dollar Underride Mandate Proposal

| March 11, 2019

OOIDA Association more fully outlined its practical concerns in these letters sent to elected officials The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association opposes legislation to mandate underride guards on all sides of commercial motor vehicles over 10,000 pounds. OOIDA says such requirements cannot be accommodated on most trucking equipment and would yield little if any safety benefit, […]

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Continental Awarded for ContiConnect® Yard Reader

Continental Awarded for ContiConnect® Yard Reader

| March 11, 2019

Continental Awarded for ContiConnect® Yard Reader Technology giant Continental been awarded for its ContiConnect® Yard Reader digital tire monitoring platform, which was selected as one of the 2018 Construction Equipment Top 100 New Products. The yard reader wirelessly reads all Continental tire sensors in a 65-foot radius, delivering tire pressure and temperature information to a […]

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