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There are Two Models for Truck Platooning: Which will Win?

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Increased attention to truck platooning. In platooning, trucks are connected using direct vehicle to vehicle communication to allow trucks to tailgate each other very closely. This drafting creates. Read more...

Spot Rates for Vans, Reefers Slip in April

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April saw strong volumes and abundant capacity in spot market truckload freight, according to DAT Solutions’ monthly report..... Read more...

Confusion between automated driving and self-driving is dangerous

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The danger of calling it ‘self-driving’ is that it nullifies the training and what the drivers are doing..... Read more...

Trucking groups split on pilot program for younger drivers

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The American Trucking Associations applauded the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for taking a first step toward a new pilot program to allow non-military commercial drivers under. Read more...

Moving oversize freight strains nation’s infrastructure

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[caption caption="Wind energy projects are driving a level of rail-truck cooperation that’s rare between the over-the-road trucking and intermodal rail industries. Photo credit:. Read more...

New ‘flexible’ Hours of Service regulations set to debut in June

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The FMCSA has promised to change "certain HOS provisions to provide greater flexibility for drivers’ subject to the HOS rules without adversely affecting safety." The U.S. Department of. Read more...

Midwest States Launch Program to Address Truck Parking Issues

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A group of eight Midwestern states has launched a system to inform truckers about parking availability along interstate highways. Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and. Read more...

2019 Gas Prices Predicted to Be Volatile, but Lower Overall

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The projected $2.70 a gallon pump price for 2019 is 3 cents lower than 2018 levels, although this year’s high could reach $3 as soon as May and top $4 in some cities, according to. Read more...

Driver Turnover Falls at Large TL Carriers

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The third-quarter turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell 11 percentage points to 87%, marking its lowest point since the first quarter of 2017 when it was 74%, American Trucking Associations. Read more...

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