The electronic transfer of driver logs at roadside inspections is one of the differences between ELDs and AOBRDs that is still a challenge. Photo: FMCSA If you’ve been taking advantage of the grandfather clause built into the electronic logging device mandate and running automatic onboard recording devices, known as AOBRDs, you’ve got less than six
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RoadSync is a digital payment platform for the logistics industry, including trucking, allowing money to flow quickly and securely between freight handlers and owner-operators, trucking companies and truck repair shops, brokers and other combinations therein. The company recently said it had reached the $100 million milestone in payments processed since its platform’s launch just two
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As the Independence Day holiday period approaches, truck drivers and fleets are being warned of increased cargo theft activity as trucks are parked for extended periods of time. Cargo theft recording firms CargoNet and SensiGuard each released warnings recently offering recommendations to truckers on how best to avoid cargo theft. CargoNet recommends truck drivers avoid
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A non-profit organization that lends financial assistance to truckers in need is getting a boost of its own from one of the leading travel center operators in the U.S.  TravelCenters of America LLC  Monday, July 1, launched its 10th annual Band Together campaign to support the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund. The month-long
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For logistics companies, complying with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is an obligation that leads to invaluable opportunities. By connecting the cab to the back office and to customers, fleets can enhance their performance and gain a substantial competitive advantage. The ELD mandate has changed the face of in-cab technology and led many fleet
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A box truck driver will receive nearly $200,000 from a Kentucky-based trucking company who fired the driver after he refused to drive in bad weather. According to a press release, the DOL’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), ordered Freight Rite, based in Florence, Kentucky, to reinstate an unnamed box truck driver who was fired
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A bill introduced late last week in the Senate would require the Department of Transportation to resume work on a rule to require heavy-duty trucks to be equipped with speed limiters and mandate a limited speed of 65 mph. Take Our PollSen. Johnny Isakson, a Georgia Republican, filed the legislation June 27 in the Senate’s
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Xantrex, maker of the well-known power inverters for commercial trucks and other applications, has added solar solutions to its product portfolio. In the first phase of the launch, Xantrex is offering rigid-panel and flexible-panel roof-mounted solar kits and expansion kits to accommodate future upgrade or expansion. The roof-mounted solar kits include a 30A charge controller
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Diesel fuel taxes increased in 12 states as of July 1. With the turn of the calendar to July, truck drivers will see increased diesel fuel prices in 12 states due to rising fuel taxes. While some states’ increases are less than a cent, some states’ taxes on diesel will be immediately noticeable. All of
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The Walcott Truckers Jamboree will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July. The annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree and Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck shows are two of the biggest events on the trucking industry’s July calendar. Smaller antique truck shows make up much of the rest of the month, courtesy of the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS).
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( http://www.TFLtruck.com ) The new 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 3.0L Duramax Diesel aims to combine efficiency and capability. Here is everything there is to know about the new half-ton diesel. ( http://www.patreon.com/tflcar ) Please visit to support TFLcar & TFLtruck. Check us out on: Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/tfltruck ) Twitter: ( https://www.twitter.com/tfltruck ) The Fast Lane
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At the dawn of the coast-to-coast trucking industry, Pacific Intermountain Express made a promotional film explaining the new logistics network to Americans. Screen Grab: YouTube “Knights of the Road.” You hear that term a lot if you’re in the trucking industry – usually in a wistful tone of voice, recalling another time when truck drivers
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Too many truck owners have been educated in the tire shop mentality of “set the toe and let it go,” says ACOFAS. Photo courtesy Michelin The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists will offer a technician training clinic on alignment August 20-21 in Scott, Louisiana, at Lafayette Spring Company. The event will have both
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FMCSA is proposing a rule that would allow third-party CDL skills test instructors to administer the CDL skills test to their own students. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Thursday announced a proposed rule that would, if made final, streamline the process for obtaining a commercial driver’s license. Part of a so-deemed deregulatory action,
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( http://www.TFLtruck.com ) Here’s Why I Just Bought the Old Silverado & Not The New One! Dude I Love (or Hate) My New Ride Ep.3 ( http://www.patreon.com/tflcar ) Please visit to support TFLcar & TFLtruck. Check us out on: Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/tfltruck ) Twitter: ( https://www.twitter.com/tfltruck ) The Fast Lane Car: ( http://www.youtube.com/tflcar ) and
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Scania R450, Actros 1845 and Volvo FH460 in 1000 point comparison test. Check the story on: http://magazine.bigtruck.nl/03-2018#!/bigtruck-online-magazine-maart-2018-editie-3-bigtruck-multitest-supertrio-in-test
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