Otto's Anthony Levandowski on Autonomous Benefits

Many years from now, "None of the new trucks will have a cab on them -- it just doesn't make sense," Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski says in this excerpt from "Autonomous Trucking: How Soon? How Disruptive?" panel at #MCEVegas.

October 18, 2016

America's Road Team Captain Paul Savill on Autonomous Test

America's Road Team Captain Paul Savill describes his experience with an active braking system and other safety features in this interview with Transport Topics Editorial Director Neil Abt. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

October 18, 2016

Platooning Engagement Demonstration

Here's a demonstration of how two trucks connect wirelessly to begin platooning.

October 18, 2016

Volvo Active Driver Assist Demonstration

Fred Andersky demonstrates the Bendix Volvo Active Driver Assist feature in a stationary vehicle braking scenario.

October 18, 2016
Government, Business

ATA, Rhode Island Trucking Still Fighting State’s Truck-Only Tolling Plan

J. Stephen Conn/Flickr

Rhode Island’s truck-only toll plan may have received the go-ahead from the Federal Highway Administration, but the battle over RhodeWorks isn’t finished.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016

On Fourth Attempt, Anna Basham Earns Her CDL

Last but not least, Anna Basham earned her commercial driver license on her fourth try, becoming the seventh of seven CDL or Bust students to complete the program. Interview with David Elfin of Transport Topics; more at

October 6, 2016

MCE 2016 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially mark the opening of the exhibit hall on Oct. 2, 2016 for ATA's Management Conference & Exhibition. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

October 2, 2016

Teddy Flener Jr. Earns His CDL

Teddy Flener Jr. talks with TT's David Elfin about finally passing his CDL exam. More at

September 30, 2016
Business, Fuel

Daimler Targets Urban Uses With Electric Concept Vehicles

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

HANOVER, Germany — Daimler Trucks presented three electric concept vehicles ahead of the IAA commercial vehicles show here, signaling a focus on urban transportation.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 26, 2016

Crete Carrier Chairman Acklie Dies at 84

Crete Carrier Corp.

Duane Acklie, an attorney and banker who built one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers, died Sept. 17 from complications of an extended illness. He was 84.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 26, 2016