DriveWyze CA Weigh Station Bypass Service

Drivewyze to operate Weigh Station Bypass Service in CA

Drivewyze has announced that it has been awarded the contract to operate its Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service in California. The company is working to install its service with existing weigh-in-motion scales, underway at 37 locations where the state has chosen to operate bypass services. Drivewyze expects the service to be fully operational in the state within 60 days. The 37 sites supporting PreClear are located on many of…

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Garmin FMCSA Compliant ELD Solution OBD

Garmin FMCSA Compliant ELD Solution OBD Port Connection

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Garmin eLog Compliant ELD – a sleek, easy-to-use, hours-of-service (HOS) electronic logging device (ELD) designed to be used by drivers who are currently required to prepare HOS records of duty status (RODS) in compliance with recent amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ELD mandate. The Garmin eLog is easy to install and setup and…

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Samsung & Magellan Partner on ELD Solution

Samsung & Magellan Announce Partnership on ELD Solution for Long & Short Haul Truckers

Samsung Electronics America has partnered with GPS navigation provider Magellan to deliver an ELD-compliant hours-of-service tracking solution for short and long haul trucking. Samsung mobile devices will now be part of Magellan’s fleet management solutions portfolio as part of an agreement between the companies. Magellan’s fleet solutions can be integrated and pre-loaded across a range of Samsung mobile devices, requiring minimal installation for drivers and offering device flexibility for fleets….

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ExpoCam Kicks Off Today in Montreal Quebec

ExpoCam 2017 Kicks off today in Montreal Quebec

With an eye to changing commerce patterns, Volvo Trucks North America and Navistar’s International division both unveiled regional semi-truck models for the North American Market at ExpoCam, Canada’s largest truck trade show. Volvo debuted its new VNR regional semi-truck, its first full redesign of a mid-range tractor since 1996, Wednesday night. Not to be outdone, Navistar on Thursday also introduced its new generation International RH Series regional haul truck line at…

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Navistar & Dana Offer Extended Warranties

Navistar Dana to Offer Extended Warranty

Navistar and Dana concurrently launched several extended warranty packages for Navistar’s Durastar medium-duty truck program and its school bus platform. Spicer S140 Series and Spicer 060 Series axles, Spicer E-Series steer axles, and Spicer driveshafts are all available components covered under the International Durastar Powertrain Warranty program. Dana will remain the standard-position driveshaft supplier across all Navistar truck models, and Navistar will have access to all of Dana’s current driveline…

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Great American Trucking Show Aug 25-27

Great American Trucking Show

The Great American Trucking Show is a trucking convention with more than 500,000 feet of exhibit space, aisles full of vendors, and thousands of professional truck drivers. It happens in Dallas every year. And on Thursday, Aug. 25, through Saturday, Aug. 27, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be turned into a trucking hub. Some of the events include the Pride and Polish Truck Beauty Competition, educational seminars, Landstar’s…

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Younger Driver Military Pilot Program

Military Transport Truck Driver

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a pilot program allowing a limited number of drivers between the ages of 18 and 21 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce if they received specified heavy-vehicle driver training while in military service and are sponsored by a participating motor carrier. The program is required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. During the three-year pilot program, the safety…

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ATA Releases 2016 American Trucking Trends

Class 8 Commercial Truck ATA American Trucking Trends

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week released the latest edition of the leading almanac of trucking – ATA American Trucking Trends 2016 – showing the industry posted gains in employment, number of truck drivers and truck sales through 2015. “In many ways, 2015 was a good year for our industry, and Trends clearly demonstrates that,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Trends provides indispensable information to trucking companies,…

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