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FedEx Drivers Take Top Honors at National Truck Driving Championships

FedEx Drivers Take Top Honors at National Truck Driving Championships

| August 21, 2018

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced that 10 of its drivers were recognized with top honors at the 2018 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships (NTDC/NSVDC). Seven were crowned National Champions in their respective driving classes and Scott Woodrome of FedEx Freight was recognized as the recipient of the Bendix Grand Champion […]

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Group Helps Build Industry Awareness for National Driver Appreciation Week 

Group Helps Build Industry Awareness for National Driver Appreciation Week 

| August 20, 2018

It’s nearly National Driver Appreciation Week — September 9 -15 — and one company is rolling with a special program. Meet Pilot Flying J, the largest network of travel centers in North America, which is partnering with the American Trucking Association (ATA) on an educational outreach program. The move comes in light of the immense […]

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Building Public Trust Key to Advancing Autonomous Vehicles

Building Public Trust Key to Advancing Autonomous Vehicles

| August 20, 2018

For self-driving vehicles to really roll, a study by Cox Automotive shows that a large segment of the public agrees that autonomous vehicle testing is necessary. However, most people do not want it happening in their own backyards. Most respondents also said they would not give up complete control of a vehicle to a computer […]

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SmartDrive SmartIQ Snapshot Shows Hard Data on Risks and Costs of Speeding

SmartDrive SmartIQ Snapshot Shows Hard Data on Risks and Costs of Speeding

| August 18, 2018

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video safety and transportation intelligence, published new insights on the effects of speeding in its latest SmartIQ® Snapshot. The SmartDrive SmartIQ Speeding Drivers Snapshot for Truckers, which aggregates and anonymizes data from the SmartDrive database of more than 220 million analyzed and scored driving events, helps fleets understand the inherent risks […]

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Class 8 Net Orders Roll Strong

Class 8 Net Orders Roll Strong

| August 17, 2018

North American Class 8 net orders totaled 52,629 units in July, marking the fifth time in seven months in which industry orders cracked 40,000 units, according to ACT Research. “Making July’s order intake more impressive is the fact that the month is typically the weakest of the year,” said Kenny Vieth, president and senior analyst. […]

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Truckload Linehaul Index Speeds Up, 10% YoY Gain: Inflation Ahead?

Truckload Linehaul Index Speeds Up, 10% YoY Gain: Inflation Ahead?

| August 16, 2018

With a hint of inflation in the air, July’s Cass Truckload Linehaul Index continued the increasing rate of acceleration that began in 2017 by posting a 10.2% YoY increase to 138.1, the first double-digit YoY percentage increase in this index to date (the base year is 2005).   After signaling an industrial recession in the U.S. […]

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