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09/21/2017

Doft announces $50M ICO to its user community in its strive to innovate the inefficient trucking industry. Pre-ICO starts September 29 on Doft’s official website.

09/21/2017

A panel of owner-operators and drivers on the final day of the Great American Trucking Show in part illustrated a shift that’s been noted by many carriers and drivers in the past who’ve made the switch from paper logs to today’s e-log platforms for hours of service recording.

09/20/2017

This is the 100th blog I have written since Jim Mele first asked me to be one of the “experts” in Fleet Owner’s IdeaXchange.  So, I have compiled a list of 100 fuel efficiency facts, tips and best practices.  Here we go!

09/20/2017

The future of trucking and transportation will involve three main elements: connectivity, electromobility and automation. Each one is evolving in its own right, but the forthcoming convergence of the three is what will create a paradigm shift in the world of transportation.

09/20/2017

Many cities around the world are sketching new roadmaps for moving citizens and commuters around streets and neighborhoods, driven in large part by concerns over unmanageable traffic congestion and vehicle emissions.

09/19/2017

The former head of a Tucson truck-driving school is facing 16 felony counts, accused of embezzling nearly $1 million from students and his ex-employer.

09/18/2017

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a petition Tuesday with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration pointing out that 26 states have not yet incorporated an electronic logging regulation into state law and are not authorized to enforce the rule until they do so. 

09/18/2017

A U.S. Senate committee is considering whether legislation dealing with the future of self-driving cars should also pave the way to self-driving trucks, considering the impact such technology could have on millions of workers.

09/18/2017

Spot rates for shipping goods are on the rise as efforts begin to rebuild the areas of Texas and Florida that were hit by the recent hurricanes.

09/13/2017

Nearly 60 years ago, a twist of fate detoured James 'Jim' Haslam from a football coaching career into running filling stations. And that detour sparked the rise of what is today the Pilot Flying J truck stop network.