Autonomous
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Diesel Average Jumps to $3 a Gallon

The average cost of U.S. retail diesel climbed 4.9 cents last week to $3 a gallon, the first time trucking’s main fuel has reached that level in more than four months, the Department of Energy reported.

October 11, 2010
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Letters: Truck Deaths Down, Broker’s Bond, CVSA & Zero Fatalities, Another Step-Van Fan

I just read the great news in your well-written article in Transport Topics, headlined “Truck Deaths Plunge 20%; NHTSA Says 2009 Was Safest Year on Record.”

October 4, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Five Trucking Companies Endorse Bill Requiring EOBRs

Five major trucking companies said Wednesday they have endorsed legislation by two U.S. senators that would require electronic onboard recorders in all trucks to verify drivers’ duty status.

Transport Topics
September 29, 2010
Business, Autonomous

Opinion: Unincorporated Truckers Beware

Many of those involved in trucking — particularly the over-the-road interstate variety — appear to believe an unincorporated trucking firm escapes multistate taxation.

September 29, 2010
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Government, Logistics, Autonomous

Letters: Keep the Step Vans, Calling it Quits, Natural Gas, Background Reports

Please keep step-van drivers in the National Truck Driving Championships. I attended my first truck-driving rodeo two years ago because the step-van category was added, and I had a blast. Now, I’m hooked on NTDC.

September 27, 2010
Business, Autonomous

Opinion: ATA Offers a Deep Appreciation and Thanks for America’s Truck Drivers

When was the last time you thanked a professional truck driver for delivering a package to your home or a load of freight to your dock?

September 22, 2010
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Garmin Recalls GPS Units; Trucks Not Affected

Garmin Ltd. recently recalled 796,000 Global Positioning System navigation units in the United States, but the company’s trucker-specific GPS navigation handheld was not affected, the company said.

Transport Topics
September 7, 2010
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

TTNews To Close Monday for Labor Day

Transport Topics Online will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Please check back on Tuesday, Sept. 7, for the latest trucking and freight transportation news.

September 3, 2010
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

TTNews.com Closed Monday for Labor Day

Transport Topics Online will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, for the Labor Day holiday. Please check back on Tuesday, Sept.6, for the latest trucking and freight transportation news.

September 2, 2010
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

iTECH: Safety Concerns Drive Interest in Truck-Specific GPS

Never mind the deliveries you want to make on time — the deliveries you don’t want to make at all may be the best reasons to invest in a navigation system designed specifically for commercial truck operations.

August 30, 2010

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