Is the driver in the next lane impaired by opioid use?
US - Following on from the disruption caused by Hurricane Harvey, which has resulted in 44 fatalities, the
Cummins Inc., one of the world's major truck engine developers and a giant in the heavy-duty diesel arena, is looking to electric power as it plans strategy for the future.
Truckers are threatening to quit the industry when a federal mandate requiring digital tracking of driving hours with electronic logging devices starts in December.
With forecasts calling for several more days of heavy rains for the Gulf Coast of Texas, the full extent of the damage from Hurricane Harvey will not be known for some time.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) next month plans to unveil an electric big-rig truck with a working range of 200 to 300 miles, Reuters has learned, a sign that the electric car maker is targeting regional hauling for its entry into the commercial freight market.
New drivers reporting to work at a United Parcel Service training facility in Atlanta next month will strap on a virtual reality headset as part of their basic safety exercises.
U.S. Border Patrol agents seized over 1,500 pounds of marijuana at a checkpoint on Interstate 35 in Texas earlier this month.The truck driver arrested in connection with pot seizure told authorities he was unaware he was transporting narcotics.
The results are in from June's massive inspection blitz of commercial vehicles across North America and they show 12,030 commercial vehicles, or 19.4 percent of those 62,013 inspected, were placed out of service, 2,940 drivers, o