Truck News


  • FTR index shows slow truck freight growth for January

    March 15, 2016 12:21PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Growth in trucking transportation fell for the month of January, according to FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index, meaning current carrier capacity can easily handle freight demand. But FTR is warning that the present market could begin to show

  • Lou Gets An Earful for ELD Support

    February 25, 2016 10:05AM by Brad Ling

    Editorial director Lou Smyrlis pens a controversial column and gets more than a few angry retorts from readers.

  • Geotab tool aims to streamline drivers into newly passed ELD regulations

    February 18, 2016 3:13PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab has added an hours of service (HOS) tool to its comprehensive ProPlus monthly plan, which the company says will help fleets meet the new electronic logging device (ELD) mandate recently passed in the US. Previously charging

  • Canada to mandate e-logs and Electronic Stability Control for new trucks

    February 16, 2016 4:10PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.—The Canadian Trucking Alliance has announced that officials from Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s office have confirmed reports that the federal government  is moving forward to replace current requirements for truck drivers to complete paper log books with a mandate

  • Canada reportedly planning to mandate ELDs

    February 15, 2016 5:41PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — A weekend report from The Canadian Press suggests Transport Canada is planning to introduce legislation requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs). The US will require ELDs for hours-of-service recording by December 2017, including among Canadian drivers who operate

  • PeopleNet Webinar to explain US ELD mandate

    December 30, 2015 8:49AM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — PeopleNet will hold a Webinar Jan. 7 to discuss the US electronic logging device (ELD) mandate and how to comply with the new legislation. PeopleNet Explains the ELD Mandate will be hosted Jan. 7 at 1 p.m.

  • OOIDA suing feds over electronic logging device mandate

    December 15, 2015 5:47PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is suing the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) over its new regulation mandating the use of electronic logging devices. “This rule has the potential to have the single largest, most

  • Omnitracs launches educational ELD Web site

    April 27, 2015 8:50AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Omnitracs has created an online electronic logging device (ELD) resource, focusing on the impending US regulations and providing insight into how to choose an effective, compliant ELD solution. The US is proceeding with an ELD mandate that

  • ATA asks for quick implementation of electronic logging regulations

    June 30, 2014 3:11PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) last week put pressure on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to swiftly issue its electronic logging device (ELD) regulations. “ATA supports laws and regulations mandating the installation and use of