David Elfin and Eric Miller

Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Truck-Involved Crash Deaths Rise; Highest Total Since ’08, DOT Says

Fatalities in crashes involving large trucks rose 4.1% from 2014 to 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported Aug. 29.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
September 5, 2016
Business, Safety

Truck-Involved Deaths Dip

Even though large trucks traveled upward of 4 billion more miles in 2014 than in 2013, fewer of them were involved in fatal crashes and fewer people died in those accidents.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
April 25, 2016
Business, Safety

Truck-Crash Deaths Down

City of Industry

The rate and total number of fatalities involving trucks weighing at least 10,000 pounds declined in 2014 from the prior year, according to newly released federal data.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
January 18, 2016
Business

Zero-Emissions Vehicles Roll Out in California Freight Operations

Ikea

WASHINGTON — Truck manufacturer Michael Simon asserted to transportation professionals that electric trucks are something that customers will buy.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
January 18, 2016
Business, Autonomous

Truck Miles Up; Fatalities, Fatality Rate Down in 2014, ATA Analysis Shows

The rate and total number of fatalities involving trucks weighing at least 10,000 pounds declined in 2014 from the prior year, according to newly released federal data.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
January 14, 2016
Business, Fuel

Electric Trucks Already in Service in California, but Obstacles to Widespread Use Remain

The BMW Group

Those who think that electric trucks are a pie in the sky idea dreamed up by an environmentalist, meet Michael Simon.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
January 13, 2016
Government, Business

National Coalition Begins Search for Solutions to Truck Parking Problems Across the Country

John Sommers II for TT

The National Truck Parking Coalition met for the first time last month in hopes of coming up with solutions to the nationwide shortage of truck parking.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
December 7, 2015