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Haldex Posts Net Loss in Q4 Amid Positive Signs

Haldex boxes Haldex Group

Haldex reported a 13% drop in fourth-quarter revenue as well as a net loss that was less steep, compared with a year earlier, as sales to truck makers declined.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 22, 2021
Business, Safety

ATA Launches Efforts to Help Texans Battered by Storm

Loading water in San Antonio A volunteer loads water for people in San Antonio. (Eric Gay/AP)

American Trucking Associations has launched a relief effort aimed at helping those in Texas and Louisiana impacted by the recent deadly snowstorm.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2021
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Pennsylvania Trucking Industry Opposes State DOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan

Pennsylvania bridges PennDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has released a list of bridges that are being considered for tolling, a practice the state’s trucking community has bristled against. 

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

How Consolidation Is Reshaping Trucking’s Technology Sector

Trimble Trimble Transportation has assembled a broad portfolio of in-cab technologies and back-office software over the past decade. (Trimble Transportation)

Consolidation has dramat­ically reshaped trucking’s technology market over the past decade, with dozens of software and telematics companies joining forces to create larger organizations with expanded capabilities and broader reach.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 19, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Massachusetts Bond Bill Includes Funding for Roads, Bridges and Transit

Baker Gov. Charlie Baker signs a past bill. (Gov. Charlie Baker/Flickr)

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed a $16 billion transportation bond bill, which includes funding to modernize various modes of transportation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2021
Technology, Equipment, Safety

How Drivers Are Using Mobile Apps to Make Life on the Road Easier

Trucks on a scenic highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Today’s professional truck drivers are using mobile apps to help manage many facets of work and life on the road.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
February 19, 2021
Business, Equipment, Safety

Pandemic Forces Cancellation of NTDC for Second Consecutive Year

NTDC duck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

For the second summer in a row, the National Truck Driving Championships & National Step Van Driving Championships are being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 18, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

DOT Opens Funding Opportunity for $889 Million in INFRA Grants

INFRA A rural road in Indiana. DOT must award at least 25% of INFRA funding to rural projects — a decrease from the 50% typically devoted to funding rural projects during the Trump administration. (kschulze/Getty Images)

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced it is making $889 million available through its latest round of Infrastructure For Rebuilding America grants.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Trucking Takes On Lawsuit Abuse in Florida

Florida Supreme Court traveler1116/Getty Images

The Florida Trucking Association and its business allies are taking on lawsuit abuse in the state’s courts, and with the state Legislature, where the climate for change seems to be improving.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 17, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Announces $100 Million for Clean Transportation

New Jersey Murphy speaks at a pre-pandemic event. (Seth Wenig/Associated Press)

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced the investment of approximately $100 million in clean transportation projects, including an effort to deploy electric trucks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2021

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