Safety
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Rosen Shuns TIGER Grants at Senate Hearing

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

During his Senate nomination hearing March 29, President Trump’s pick for the No. 2 spot at the U.S. Department of Transportation would not endorse an Obama-era infrastructure grants program popular with states.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2017
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

The Rise of E-Commerce

John Sommers II/ Transport Topics

The market for third-party logistics services continues to expand and evolve in response to market demands and a changing competitive landscape.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2017
Opinion, Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous, Logistics

Opinion: Regulation Rollback: Will Safety Suffer?

Throughout Donald Trump’s campaign for president, slashing regulations was a core theme. Many of President Trump’s Cabinet nominees are long-standing opponents of a heavily regulated business environment. I welcome this time to catch our breath. The rate of regulatory change in the trucking industry has been too rapid for many businesses to keep pace.

March 27, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous, Equipment

Editorial: For Trucking, a Dose of Optimism

The sight of two gleaming tractor-trailers parked on the South Lawn of the White House signaled that last Thursday was no ordinary day for the trucking industry.

March 27, 2017
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous, Logistics, Technology, Equipment

Tonnage Down 2.8% in February From Year Ago

Truck tonnage dropped 2.8% in February year-over-year, reversing January’s positive momentum, but American Trucking Associations’ chief economist maintains that freight activity remained strong considering February 2016 was a record-setting month.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
March 27, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Promotes Safety Tech, Air Disc Brakes

John Sommers II for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The rising adoption of active safety technology and air disc brakes is building a stronger foundation for the movement toward autonomous trucks, executives with Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems said here at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 27, 2017
Business, Safety

Hair Drug-Testing Proposal May Be Delayed Until 2018

Eric Miller/TT

A proposed rule that would allow trucking companies to conduct government-certified pre-employment drug testing using hair samples likely will not be publicly released until the end of 2017 or early 2018, according to a top official with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 27, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

Trucking Visits Trump at White House

Trucking industry leaders and America's Road Team Captains visit President Trump at the White House on March 23, 2017.

March 23, 2017
Government, Safety

Despite Mandate, Hair Testing Rule Still Months Away

Whiteside by Eric Miller/Transport Topics

A proposed rule that would allow trucking companies to conduct government-certified pre-employment drug testing using hair samples likely will not be publicly released until the end of 2017 or early 2018, according to a top official with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 20, 2017
Letters to the Editor, Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Logistics

Letters: Entry-Level Driver Training, Cost Containment

Readers discuss the regulatory side of entry-level driver training and the best way to maximize profit is containing costs.

March 20, 2017

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