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08/18/2017

A federal mandate requiring the use of tracking equipment, known as electronic logging devices, and a lack of parking are among the top complaints truck drivers have about their industry.

08/17/2017

Daimler Vans USA is issuing a recall for more than 43,000 Sprinter vans that are equipped with faulty front passenger airbags.

08/16/2017

As more states legalize marijuana, it's becoming a growing issue for the trucking industry.

Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado since 2014, and drug tests indicate more drivers and job applicants are using the substance.

08/16/2017

Whether you agree with him or not, there is rarely a shade of doubt as to where Chris Spear, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) trade group, stands on a particular issue.

08/15/2017

With the first total solar eclipse to reach the continental United States since 1979 taking place on Aug. 21, warnings of heavy traffic disruptions have been issued in recent weeks. 

08/14/2017

The average age of the truck driver is 52 and each year that number continues to increase, according to Leah Shaver, COO at the National Transportation Institute.

08/11/2017

America's retail giants have spent a decade ignoring signs of labor abuse in their supply chains, sometimes fighting government efforts to crack down, even as thousands of truckers were driven into debt and poverty, a USA TODAY Network investigation has found.

08/10/2017

Traditional trucking industry manufacturers could become obsolete if they don't start moving more quickly into electric drive trains.

That's the assessment of analyst Alexander Potter from Piper Jaffray in a report released Tuesday for industry investors.

08/09/2017

Heavy-duty trucks that don't need a driver behind the wheel could be on the road in as little as three years.

08/08/2017

It is pretty much a given that if you fly as a passenger on a commercial airline, at some point during the flight your plane will be guided by autopilot.