!TODAY! TT Newsmakers: Elevating Truck Safety: The Rise of ADAS Technology

 Jeff Loftus, chief of the advanced technology division at FMCSA’s office of research and registration, joins TT’s Seth Clevenger to discuss the current outlook on ADAS technology and the plans for phase 2 of the TechCelerate Now initiative.

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The national average diesel price edged up for the second consecutive week, a 3.4-cent bump to $3.769, according to Energy Information Administration data released June 24.

UPS Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its asset-light freight brokerage business, Coyote Logistics, to RXO Inc., the company announced June 23.

One of my guiding principles, both personally and professionally, is to fix the problem; don’t place blame. The commercial truck industry definitely has a problem to fix.

A huge train bridge collapsed into the Big Sioux River near Sioux City, Iowa, late June 23, an emergency manager said.

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn.— Brian Singelais, a former NTDC class champion, has received an outpouring of support from the New England trucking community as he recovers from a heart transplant. 

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed to consider reviving a critical approval for a railroad project that would carry crude oil and boost fossil fuel production in rural eastern Utah.

TFI International acquired Entreposage Marco Inc. for an undisclosed sum, its fifth takeover in 2024 and second of a food-grade liquids hauler, the company announced in a LinkedIn post.

A new bridge and land port of entry between Maine and Canada has opened, the culmination of a $97.5 million project to build a larger structure to replace a 104-year-old span.

The trucking industry experienced its first increase in tonnage this year during May, a 1.5% bump, American Trucking Associations reported June 18.

Cellcentric hydrogen fuel cell production

Cellcentric began pilot production of hydrogen fuel cells June 20 at its Esslingen plant in Germany, the joint venture between Daimler Truck and Volvo Group said.

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Fleets Persevere Through Down Market With Care and Creativity

The largest for-hire carriers have persevered through a down market with care for their customers and close attention to controlling costs.

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Dali Cargo Ship Leaves Baltimore for Virginia

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