FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers
October 20, 2017
Having decided to grant part of a United Parcel Service request for a limited 5-year exemption from some provisions of the electronic logging device...
Why Some Fleets Still Like Natural Gas
September 19, 2017
Some fleets opt to run on natural gas instead of diesel, a decision fueled by one or more key influences.
NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash
September 12, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s “inattention due to...
House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures
September 6, 2017
Late in the evening of Sept. 6, the amendment sponsored by Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX)-- which sought to prevent funding of the electronic logging device rule...
House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status
August 2, 2017
A bill newly proposed in the House would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to change the classification of employers and employees. “Currently, it is...
Daimler Accused of Tampering with Diesel Emissions
July 13, 2017
Germany’s federal minister of transport is investigating whether Daimler's exhaust-gas treatment systems of certain diesel-powered cars and vans have been...
Global Self-Driving Market Expected to Grow 40% by 2027
July 11, 2017
The global autonomous vehicle market revenue is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate of 39.6% over the next 10 years - resulting in a $126.8...
Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept
June 14, 2017
Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held...
DOT’s Chao Wants Public to Help Cut Infrastructure Red Tape
June 9, 2017
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has asked the public to comment “on ways to identify and reduce unnecessary regulatory obstacles that too often...
UPS Inks Joint Venture with a Top Chinese Courier
June 1, 2017
UPS has announced that it will join with one of the leading courier delivery services in China to develop and provide international delivery services...