Safety
Business, Safety

New Mexico Grand Champion Is in a League of Her Own

New Mexico Grand Champion Loretta Bruyere of FedEx Freight Bruyere courtesy of FedEx Freight

Trucking isn’t just a man’s world, and Loretta Bruyere of FedEx Freight — New Mexico Grand Champion and proud owner of 2 million safety miles — is proving it.

Keegan Wiggins | Special to Transport Topics
July 3, 2018
Government, Equipment, Safety

CVSA to Conduct Brake Safety Week Sept. 16-22

Brake inspection TT file photo

Commercial vehicle inspectors will be out in force beginning Sept. 16 to conduct brake system inspections on large trucks and buses throughout the United States and Canada.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
July 3, 2018
Safety, Logistics, TCA

AAA Expects Holiday Traffic to Break Record

Ohio Department of Transportation

The AAA predicts a record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home for the Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5% compared with last year’s prediction and the highest number since AAA started tracking travel 18 years ago.

Jocelyn Brumbaugh | The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.)
July 3, 2018
Business, Safety

Indiana State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners and scenes from the 2018 Indiana Truck Driving Championships June 29-30 in Indianapolis. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
July 3, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Aviation Bill With Trucking Meal, Rest Break Language Yet to Reach Senate Floor

Love's rest stop John Sommers II for Transport Topics

An aviation policy bill that has yet to reach the floor in the U.S. Senate includes a key trucking provision, and is among the policy priorities for members of Congress returning to Washington after the July Fourth recess.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 3, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Self-Driving Shuttle Bus Test to Begin This Year in Columbus, Ohio

Navya

Self-driving shuttle buses will be hauling riders around downtown Columbus later this year, a significant move as the city begins initiatives aimed at making it a “smart city” for transportation.

Mark Williams | The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch
July 3, 2018
Business, Safety

Delaware's Louis Lockard Likes Variety in Competitions but Shows Consistency in Winning

For Delaware Grand Champion Louis Lockard of FedEx Freight, there is nothing better than being behind the wheel of a truck.

Keegan Wiggins | Special to Transport Topics
July 2, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Japanese Government Envisions Cars in the Sky by 2020s

Getty Images

In a bid to achieve the practical use of self-driving flying cars in the 2020s, the government will establish a public-private council possibly within this year to discuss safety issues, technological development and other matters, Japanese newspaper The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

Asia News Network
July 2, 2018
Business, Safety

Colorado Grand Champion Todd Flippin Is Poised to Take the Next Big Step

Todd Flippin, of FedEx Freight, Colorado’s Grand Champion and Twin Trailers victor, is the trucker-next-door very capable of returning home from the national championships with that big trophy as well.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 2, 2018
Business, Safety

For Someone With a Late Start in Trucking, Montana's James is Coming On Strong

Montana Grand Champion Tracey James Courtesy of Tracey James

Safety and hard work. For Montana Grand Champion Tracey James of Jaybird Delivery and FedEx Ground, these are not only an integral part of truck driving championships, they’re integral to trucking.

Keegan Wiggins | Special to Transport Topics
July 2, 2018

Pages