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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled June 1 against striking Teamsters drivers who walked off the job with their trucks full of wet concrete in a 2017 Washington state case.

WASHINGTON — The nation’s employers stepped up their hiring in May, adding a robust 339,000 jobs, well above expectations and evidence of strength in the economy.

General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV paid a combined $363 million in civil penalties for failing to meet U.S. fuel efficiency standards, according to filings with federal regulators.

Elon Musk is getting more firepower for his electric vehicle price war thanks to President Joe Biden’s signature climate legislation.

Negotiations were set to resume June 5 between UPS and members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents an estimated 360,000 UPS drivers and other workers.

Major logistics companies and technology providers have joined forces to alleviate a pain point hampering the industry — the making, keeping and adjusting of freight appointments.

In March and April, FedEx Express driver Roland Bolduc began gearing up for more state and National Truck Driving championships crowns. Here's the second in a series.

State competitions that determine who advances to the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships kicked off the first weekend in March. See the 2023 state-by-state schedule. 

Aurora and FedEx are doing autonomous testing in Texas

California lawmakers are moving forward with plans to restrict the deployment of self-driving trucks — a move that industry representatives say is misguided.

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NHTSA’s Advisory Panel on Underride Protection Raises Topics

A committee launched by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to study side underride protection during its inaugural meeting raised a variety of topic areas to address.

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Back-Office Job Demand Remains Steady at Fleets

With a lingering labor shortage affecting drivers for several years, fleets are finding that there’s a steady growth of job demand for operational support roles known as back-office jobs.

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With emerging technologies placing a priority on efficiency, are in-cab technologies the next big adoption trend? Which trucking companies are choosing to sign on early and what kind of results are they seeing for their operations and their drivers? And, how do opinions on in-cab cameras differ between fleet managers, drivers, and legal experts? Join us for conversations that will help shift your thinking and your operations.  

Complete coverage of the 2023 National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships, as well as the state events that served as qualifiers.

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Used Class 8 truck sales in April decreased 20% year-over-year to 17,600 units from 22,100 units, ACT Research reported.

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