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June 11, 2023
Section of heavily traveled I-95 collapses in Philadelphia after tanker truck catches fire

This image provided by the Office of Emergency Management shows firefighters standing near the collapsed part of I-95 in Philadelphia, Sunday, June 11, 2023. The elevated section of Interstate 95 has collapsed early Sunday after a vehicle caught fire, closing the main north-south highway on the East Coast and threatening to upend travel in parts […]

June 8, 2023
New survey reveals insights into truck driving jobs, including decline in number of people seeking jobs

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — A new survey conducted by the Conversion Interactive Agency and People. Data. Analytics (PDA) peels back the curtain on truck driving jobs and how today’s market conditions are affecting drivers. KEY SURVEY TAKEAWAYS Truck driver job seekers have decreased since the Fall 2022 Driver Survey. This number is down 6% from the […]

June 5, 2023
Anthony Petitte returns to truck parking as COO for FinPark

ORAN, Mo. — Finloc 2000 Inc. announced June 1 that Anthony Petitte has been chosen to head the company’s FinPark division as COO, where he will run all truck parking operations in the U.S. and Canada. FinPark offers a technology application solution to an issue that has plagued the trucking industry for the past three […]

June 4, 2023
Reports shows April truck sales up, but deteriorating conditions could signal a ‘rough ride’

April 2023 sales of new Class 8 trucks on the U.S. market were the highest since 2006 and represented the second-best April of the century to date, according to data received from Wards Intelligence. Sales for the first four months make 2023 the best first third of the year in the past 17 years. Manufacturers […]

May 31, 2023
New, 84-acre commercial truck parking lot opens in West Memphis, Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — One of the most-traveled interstates in the nation — Interstate 40 — has a new, 84-space parking lot in the Memphis metropolitan area. The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 30, near West Memphis, Arkansas, to celebrate the new facility. ARDOT estimates that more than […]

May 30, 2023
Daimler Truck to partner with Toyota on climate and self-driving tech

TOYKO — German truck maker Daimler and Japan’s top automaker Toyota said Tuesday they will work together on new technologies, including using hydrogen fuel, to help fight climate change. The companies said Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., whose top stakeholder is Daimler Truck, and Hino Motors, the truck maker in the Toyota group, will […]

May 26, 2023
CVSA removes more than 750 commercial trucks from service during brake inspection blitz

WASHINGTON — On April 19, 6,829 commercial motor vehicles were inspected throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Day. According to a news release, inspectors found brake-related critical vehicle inspection items on 11.3% of the vehicles inspected, indicating those vehicles were unfit and unsafe for […]

May 25, 2023
House votes to repeal EPA's heavy truck emissions rules; Biden expected to issue veto

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is expected to veto a move by Congress to rescind strict new Environmental Protection Agency rules aimed at big rigs. The House approved a measure on Tuesday, May 23, that would cancel a part of the EPA’s Clean Trucks Plan that went into effect in March. The Senate voted to […]

May 24, 2023
Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act passes committee hurdle

WASHINGTON — The Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act has moved one step closer to fruition. On Tuesday, May 23, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed an amended version of the act by a vote of 60-4. Known officially as HR2367, the parking act would provide $755 million over three years to expand truck parking […]

May 22, 2023
Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to strengthen truck driver apprenticeship program

WASHINGTON — Arkansas Republican Rep. Rick Crawford and Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar have introduced new legislation to help attract more truck drivers to the industry. And already the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) are lauding the new measure, which has been dubbed the DRIVE Safey Integrity Act. The bill […]

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