Congress passes spending bill exempting livestock haulers from ELDs until October; Trump threatens veto

Both chambers of Congress on Thursday passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill that allows livestock haulers to run without electronic logging devices through the end of September. The bill has now been sent to the White House for President Trump’s signatu…

Introducing the Parkers’ Coronado — and rat — retooled; and more scenes from MATS

George and Wendy Parker’s 2004 Freightliner Coronado debuts after 4 State Trucks’ treatment, scenes from the active Pavilion, outtakes from seminars on trucking for profit, music and more scenes from MATS 2018.

FMCSA: Ag-exemption, personal conveyance guidance change expected before June end

By June 18: When FMCSA expects proposed hours of service guidance changes (related to the ag exemption and personal conveyance) to be finalized — and more from the agency presentation around ELD/hours-related issues at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Trucker Who Saved Motorist After Crash Named Goodyear Highway Hero

A Canadian truck driver who administered first aid to a motorist who had been pierced through the neck by a broken steering wheel after a crash is the 35th recipient of the prestigious Goodyear Highway Hero Award.

Mid-America Trucking Show 2018 in Photos, Day 1

Attendance seemed good for the first day of the Mid-America Trucking Show 2018, which got underway at 10 a.m. March 22. Absent this year were several of the truck and trailer makers and a few of the major Tier 1 suppliers, but showgoers didn’t seem to mind too much, at least not that we heard.