How bout a shout out to all of the truck drivers that stay well within the speed limit! I was very impressed. Moving radar. Stationary radar. Visual.
Truck drivers passing through Minnesota who need of a safe place to pull off the road will be getting help from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, which last week began installing new technology that will let them know in real time if rest areas still have parking spaces available.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation this week will begin the construction of the first two trucks-only toll gantries in the state, which are expected to begin tolling approximately a month after they are installed.
The Walmart Supercenter on Springfield’s south side has accrued about $18,000 in fines from the city for letting tractor-trailers sit in their parking lot. The store, 1100 Lejune Drive, began racking up $500-a-day fines for the zoning violation on Nov. 8.
Today’s Trucking caught up with CVSA Executive Director Collin Mooney to discuss the evolution of roadside enforcement, Roadcheck inspection blitzes, out-of-service rates, and a new U.S. mandate for Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).
Most analyses spring from the assumption that self-driving trucks will replace drivers, and then try to quantify how many jobs will be lost. Our team of engineers, computer scientists, and CDL-holding truckers are working on a different approach that we think will lead to a more optimistic outcome.
The backlog of Department of Transportation exams unable to be uploaded because of a two-month outage of an FMCSA website could be more than half a million, a certified medical examiner estimates.
A widely accepted industry estimate of U. S. heavy and tractor-trailer truck driver jobs could be over-stated by as much as 40 percent, according to an upcoming report from the federal government’s largest employment data agency.
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge are pleased to announce the 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For. These 20 for-hire trucking companies from across North America are being recognized for providing exemplary work environments for their professional truck drivers and independent contractors.
While its announcement doesn’t specifically mention President Trump’s ideas to use tolls and other privatized funding options, ATA calls tolls “a massive waste of taxpayer money.”
In the past few years, the number of tractor trailers on the Parkway has steadily increased. Rangers and dispatchers have been tracking the most common entrance and exit points for truck traffic in an attempt to reduce the number of trucks illegally accessing the Parkway.