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  • Roadworks’ Stainless Steel Hood Shield June 21, 2018
    Roadworks’ Stainless Steel Hood Shield is designed to transform a truck’s appearance while offering streamlined, stylish hood and windshield protection against weather, bugs and road debris, clearing the driver’s line-of-sight. The shield is precision-engineered with a stiffener rib along the top edge to help maintain its shape against wind. It is available for 2008-15 Freightliner […]
    CCJ Staff
  • CRST Expedited case involving a car that hit parked truck headed to trial June 21, 2018
    CRST Expedited will face trial in a wrongful death lawsuit after the Wyoming Supreme Court overturned a lower court judgement that sided with the company in the case. The lawsuit was brought by the family of a motorist who struck a parked CRST Expedited truck, killing the car's driver.
    Jill Dunn
  • ALK’s PC Miler introduces trip planning app June 21, 2018
    Mapping and mileage app PC Miler has launched a new app to aid drivers in trip planning, scheduling hours of service and finding truck stops, announced ALK, parent company of PC Miler.
    CCJ Staff
  • Fireworks haulers get ELD exemption for Independence Day period June 21, 2018
    The notice from FMCSA to APA, dated June 19, grants a limited waiver from the ELD exemption while FMCSA continues to work through the exemption application process. The waiver is effective from 12:01 a.m. on June 28 through 11:59 p.m. on July 8.
    Matt Cole
  • Concrete pumpers look to harmonize hours regs with concrete haulers June 21, 2018
    Specifically, ACPA asks FMCSA to treat concrete pump operators the same as drivers operating ready-mixed concrete trucks, who can use the short-haul exemption but return to their work-reporting locations within 14 hours rather than 12 hours as the exemption requires.
    Matt Cole
  • Meritor’s bearing and seal kits June 21, 2018
    Meritor launched 20 bearing and seal kits and 70 individual bearings covering popular Meritor and Dana axles. The kits are designed for customers seeking lower-cost high-quality aftermarket parts engineered to exacting specifications. “These Meritor bearing and seal kits are a continuation in a series of products we’ll launch this year to provide our rebuilder and warehouse […]
    CCJ Staff
  • First look: Volvo’s fully electric FL and FE models June 21, 2018
    Volvo Trucks showcased this week in Sweden two fully electric Class 8 cabovers, offering North American press a peak -- and a chance behind the wheel -- at battery powered rigs slated to come to market in Europe next year.
    Jeff Crissey
  • Avoiding the hot weather pitfalls that are detrimental to battery life June 20, 2018
    Despite that a truck’s batteries operate nearly every major component on the vehicle, barely half of all fleets – just 54 percent – admit to testing them as part of routine service.
    Jason Cannon

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