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2018 Kentucky Truck Driving Championships

From pre-trip inspections to on-course maneuvering — including during a downpour — get a taste of what state truck driving championships are like with this video from Kentucky's 2018 event.

Transport Topics
May 21, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Gov. John Kasich Opens Ohio Roads to Autonomous Testing

Ohio smart corridor A truck travels along Ohio's smart corridor. (Ohio Department of Transportation)

Ohio’s public roads and highways are open to autonomous vehicle testing as mandated in an executive order recently signed by Gov. John Kasich.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2018
Business, Safety

2018 Rhode Island Truck Driving Championship

Mohamed Karimi, a driver for FedEx Freight, maneuvers the course during the 2018 Rhode Island Truck Driving Championship on May 12.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Safety

Louisiana State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners from the 2018 Louisiana Truck Driving Championships on March 23-24 in Baton Rouge, La.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Jacobs Launches Less Complex Engine Brake

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announced its 1.5 Stroke HPD, a new variation of the innovative high power density engine brake that the company introduced on a demonstration truck in 2016.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Meritor Tire Inflation System Available on Vanguard, CIMC Trailers

Meritor Inc. John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Meritor Inc. announced its tire inflation system with ThermALERT is a standard/preferred option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC refrigerated trailers.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

FedEx Express Driver Mark Brundage Takes Home Top Prize in Virginia Championships

Virginia is for lovers, and Mark Brundage loves the 4-axle. Finishing first in the class, Brundage earned the best-in-show trophy at the state’s annual truck driving championships.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 18, 2018
Business, Safety

Arizona State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners from the 2018 Arizona Truck Driving Championships on April 14 in Tempe, Ariz., at Diablo Stadium.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Industry Leaders Lament Infrastructure Delays at Roundtable

Minnesota roadwork Roadwork in Minnesota by bobex_pics/Flickr

WASHINGTON — If the prevailing wisdom seems to be in favor of getting on with repairing old and building new U.S. infrastructure, why does the nation seem to be in a state of inertia in getting the job done?

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Municipalities Tasked With Climate-Resilient Infrastructure, FEMA Says

Superstorm Sandy A man walks through floodwaters in Hoboken, N.J., on Oct. 30, 2012, after Superstorm Sandy. (Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg)

WASHINGTON — Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said although the agency takes into account rising seas when preparing for disasters, advancing resilient infrastructure projects begins at municipalities.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2018

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