Government, Business, Equipment

Louisiana House Takes Action on Staged Accidents Involving Trucks

Interstate 10 sign in Louisiana The Interstate 10 corridor in metro New Orleans has been the site of several staged crashes involving large trucks. (ablokhin/Getty Images)

The Louisiana House has passed a bill that would make staging an accident with a car or truck a serious state crime.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Consumer Reports Finds Vehicle Redesigns Come With Glitches

2019 Mazda CX-5 at the New York Auto Show The 2019 Mazda CX-5 at the New York Auto Show on April 17, 2019. Consumer Reports found Mazda to be one of the most reliable brands. (Mark Lennihan/Associated Press)

DETROIT — When it comes to buying a new car, the latest and greatest may not be the most dependable.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
November 14, 2019
Business, Autonomous

When Self-Driving Vehicles Take to the Road, Impact on Jobs is Uncertain


Millions of Americans make a living by driving trucks, delivery vans, taxis and ride-hailing cars. When technology takes the wheel, what will happen to their livelihoods?

David R. Baker and Carolyn Said | San Francisco Chronicle
September 6, 2016
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Studies on Complex V2V Challenges Underway, NHTSA Engineer Says

U.S. Department of Transportation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An engineer with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said advances in vehicle-to-vehicle communications are accelerating and that new studies are under way to address several critical and complex issues.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
March 7, 2016

Analysis: A Rookie Leader’s Perspective on Commercial-Vehicle Enforcement

After spending 27 years in field operations hoping someone else would take care of the big rigs, I now find myself with the privilege of leading the Commercial Vehicle Division of the Washington State Patrol.

October 15, 2014

Commercial Vehicle Group Narrows First-Quarter Loss

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc.

Commercial Vehicle Group narrowed its first-quarter to loss to $500,000, or 2 cents per share, from $4.6 million, or 16 cents, a year ago.

May 6, 2014
Government, Business

Judge Halts Oregon Information Swap System

An Oregon Circuit Court judge has halted the state’s practice of trading Department of Motor Vehicles records for website and computer services because the system shortchanges funding for road work.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 20, 2014

Commercial Vehicle Group Swings to 4Q Profit

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc.

Commercial Vehicle Group reported a fourth-quarter profit compared with a net loss a year ago, the truck and auto components maker said.

February 12, 2014

Commercial Vehicle Group Swings to 2Q Profit

Commercial Vehicle Group reported a second-quarter profit compared with a loss last year, the truck and auto components maker said.

July 24, 2012

Rising Prices for Older Vehicles Spur New Financing Approaches

Rising prices for older-model used trucks have forced sellers to come up with new approaches to make tractors more affordable, according to industry executives.

July 16, 2012