ATA President and CEO was on a panel of industry reps during a hearing Wednesday of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Spear outlined some of trucking's biggest headwinds, including highway congestion, parking and more.
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SuperTruck II achieved an aerodynamic drag reduction of more than 12% over SuperTruck I and its prototype 13-liter engine reduced fuel consumption by 5.7%.
Rather than deploy the standard driver workflow application from its ELD vendor, FristFleet created its own using the vendor’s software development kit.
The trucking industry has been changing since horse drawn wagons started being replaced by the first Mack Brothers motorized vehicles in Manhattan in 1904.
More than 50% of respondents to a recent CCJ driver survey said their carrier had raised pay at least twice since 2020.
A bill introduced into the U.S. House Tuesday proposes tax credits of up to $10,000 for eligible truck drivers and grants for new drivers.
Van de Kamp – now in a role that has mostly been attended by men – attributes much of her career success to her experiences as a woman within an organization that fosters diversity and inclusivity.
While market conditions remain broadly loose, there are increasingly signs of slowing supply – a key to the bottoming process, according to experts.
The days of bump-and-run tests should be a thing of the past as sensors, geofencing and crowdsourcing technologies combine to prevent large trucks from low-clearance strikes.