Truck tonnage ended 2020 on high note, according to American Trucking Associations, as its seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 7.4% in December after rising 3.2% in November.
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The Bobit fleet team got a chance to climb through a test version of the all-electric pickup at Lordstown Motors’ new facility in Irvine, California.
Smart Zones, powered by Coord’s technology, enable commercial drivers to use their mobile devices to locate nearby available loading zones and to hold, book, and pay for time in them.
Stellantis, the merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA, will “embrace electrification, connectivity, autonomous driving, and shared ownership,” the company said.
Paccar is recalling approximately 1,021 model-year 2015-2021 Peterbilt Model 320 and Model 520 vehicles. The steering column support structure may crack or break in certain right-hand, stand-up-drive models.
Going virtual for 2021, members and non-members can now register for Work Truck Week 2021 and check out the event’s schedule.
FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index fell in November from the previous month’s record high, but the November reading of 10.26 is still strong, as rising freight rates continue to power robust trucking conditions.
Several women are part of the new 25-member professional driver panel announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently. This new panel will provide direct feedback to FMCSA on important issues facing the driving community including…