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U.S. trailer orders in September skyrocketed to an all-time high, surpassing the previous record by more than 10,000 units, ACT Research Co. reported.

Heartland Express Inc. is getting back to its old self. The North Liberty, Iowa-based truckload carrier has been battling to restore its historically rich profit margins after the acquisition of Interstate Distributor Co. in July 2017.

Volvo Group said it could not yet determine the impact of a faulty component on its North American trucks as it was still evaluating the scope of the problem.

Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, the ranking member of the transportation committee, is one of several Democrats on the midterm ballot. Here's how transportation Democrats may fare.

With potentially big changes coming to the federal Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, insurance companies are hoping for a better way to identify unsafe motor carriers in an environment where insurers may be paying out much higher claims under the current system while some carriers are battling skyrocketing premiums.

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