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60 years in the making: Iowa’s Highway 20 expansion finished
60 years in the making: Iowa’s Highway 20 expansion finished

HOLSTEIN, Iowa  — After six decades of construction, an expansion project to build a four-lane expressway across northern Iowa is finished. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Friday in Holstein..

California agency, gas tax backers worked closely together
California agency, gas tax backers worked closely together

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — As the political battle to overturn California's gas tax increase intensified, the state transportation agency coordinated frequently with the public affairs firm working to block the repeal..

EpicVue offers system without subscription contract
EpicVue offers system without subscription contract

SALT LAKE CITY — EpicVue, providers of in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry, said that carriers can now take advantage of its driver entertainment systems without the..

Carriers seeks to offer incentive package, Driver iQ survey shows
Carriers seeks to offer incentive package, Driver iQ survey shows

TULSA, Okla. — Driver iQ, a provider of  background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, says carriers taking part in its third quarter 2018 Recruitment & Retention..

HELP Inc. celebrating 25th anniversary
HELP Inc. celebrating 25th anniversary

PHOENIX — HELP Inc., the non-profit provider of the PrePass truck weigh station bypass program and other safety services, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Since HELP’s creation in 1993, the..

Goodyear roadside service reaches 2 million milestone
Goodyear roadside service reaches 2 million milestone

AKRON, Ohio — The 24/7 Goodyear-Fleet HQ Emergency Roadside Service program recently helped the 2 millionth truck that has contacted it for assistance return to service, a major milestone for..

DAT: Sept. Freight Volume Slips 14% In Seasonal Trend
DAT: Sept. Freight Volume Slips 14% In Seasonal Trend

PORTLAND, Ore. — Freight resumed a seasonal pattern on the spot market in September, with a month-over-month decline of 14 percent, DAT reports. Compared to September 2017, volume dropped 30..

FTR Trucking Conditions Index for August declines but remains in strong positive territory
FTR Trucking Conditions Index for August declines but remains in strong positive territory

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Although FTR’s August Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) at a reading of 10.24 fell from the very high reading of the previous month, it continues to reflect a..

Trailer orders soar to record heights in September
Trailer orders soar to record heights in September

Trailer orders in September soared to record levels, according to the two firms that collect and report on truck and trailer orders. ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for September 2018 net..

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