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A bill that would tie truck owners’ minimum liability insurance requirements to medical care inflation has been reintroduced in the U.S. House. Read More

Truck cameras have become so important to fleet safety that trucking insurance expert Sam Tucker believes the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be mandating their use.
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In a year of stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines, the world was presented with a number of critical challenges that no one saw coming. Read More

Trucking is hot and demand continues to rise for trucks, including those with zero emissions and crash avoidance technologies. A semiconductor shortage is a problem that continues to hinder manufacturing efforts, and the anemic supply also impacts the availability of aftermarket parts that experts say has also reduced vehicle repairs. Read More

Every month has designations from governments and private groups to bring awareness to certain causes. April has several, but the one that stands out most is Distracted Driving Awareness month.

This year, awareness may be more important than ever for motorists to get back on track. Read More

The American Transportation Research Institute is in the process of collecting data to better understand the rising costs of trucking insurance and how those costs are ultimately impacting the industry’s overall operational costs. This research was identified as a top priority for the group in 2020. Read More

Most transportation and logistics companies had a digitalization strategy before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the implementation was moving at a snail’s pace. Read More

Technology adoption tends to follow a familiar S-shaped curve.

The bottom left is the starting point, where ideas become actual commercial products and customers start to buy them. Those first generation customers find enough value in the technology to generate further investment by others. In parallel, the manufacturer improves and matures the product based on the feedback from the customers and their own research and development efforts. Read More

While the trucking industry’s larger case against California’s A.B. 5 law on motor carriers and owner-operators is still unfolding in a federal district court, a second state court in California has ruled that federal law does not preempt a law that would effectively outlaw the leased owner-operator model in the state. Read More

On June 25, 2015, a truck driver with methamphetamines in his system was traveling north on Interstate 75 near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Traffic had slowed because of road construction, but this truck driver never slowed down. Read More

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