LATEST TRUCKING NEWS
2021 Deadliest U.S. Highways: 2021
A lot has changed over the past four years. But one thing that hasn’t is that Interstate 4, which connects Tampa and Daytona Beach, Florida, is still the deadliest highway in the U.S…
72K Freightliners Recalled for Headlight Defect That Could Spark a Fire
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling tens of thousands of trucks for a lighting defect that could increase the risk of a fire.
DTNA is recalling certain 2017-2022 Freightliner Cascadias equipped with halogen headlight assemblies.
Carriers Continue to Raise Wages Amid Driver Shortage
Trucking companies are continuing to increase driver pay as labor capacity remains a challenge amid strong demand.
Averitt Express on May 19 announced a pay increase for local drivers, shuttle drivers, diesel mechanics and dock associates, while Maverick Transportation announced May 11 higher pay for flatbed, glass, marine and dedicated drivers. WEL Cos. announced April 30 its drivers would see pay increase by 4 cents per mile…
Legislation Mandating Speed Limiters Resurfaces in House
Legislation that would require speed-limiting technology be used on commercial vehicles manufactured since 1992 has a new life thanks to a bill introduced earlier this week in the U.S. House of Representatives…