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Manual transmissions in Class 8 trucks once reigned among fleets and seasoned drivers, but they now represent a minority that is rapidly shrinking.

Mala Parker’s portfolio at the Federal Highway Administration will include the role of acting deputy administrator, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Aug. 15.

A nationwide economic contraction, not just a freight recession, could arrive soon, according to Cass Information Systems’ July freight report.

U.S. consumer sentiment plummeted to a seven-month low in August on growing concerns about the economy even as the labor market shows few signs of weakening from robust levels.

Convoy, a nationwide digital freight network, announced a partnership with BluJay Solutions, a leading supply chain software and service provider.

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Aug. 14 issued a long-awaited proposal to make changes to its hours-of-service rules that would increase truck drivers’ flexibility with their 30-minute rest break and with allocating time in a sleeper berth.

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Key Stakeholders Tout FMCSA’s HOS Proposal

Groups representing key segments of the freight industry had mostly positive reactions to federal regulators’ proposal to change hours-of-service rules for commercial drivers.

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