ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 2.5 percent in April, following a 1.1 percent decline during March.
The news is mixed with respect to sales of Class 8 trucks in April.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Strong underride guards on the rear of tractor-trailers have proven effective in preventing underride in crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
It was the writing on the wall, or as Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said in 2014, “the icing on the cake.” After Uber’s stated mission of “reinventing transportation” in 2016, the official launch of Uber Freight recently should come as no surprise.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Derrick Givens is a modern trucker. A member of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), Givens, a 17-plus-year veteran of the road, already knew about the latest Department of Transportation action on the restart portion of the current Hours of Service. He had read an -mail from the drivers’ organization earlier in the day, before we caught up with him at the TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Center here at the Galloway exit off Interstate 40.