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Old Dominion exec Earl Congdon honored with Diamond Legacy Award by ATA
Old Dominion exec Earl Congdon honored with Diamond Legacy Award by ATA

Earl Congdon, center, accepts the American Trucking Associations Diamond Legacy Award from ATA President and CEO Chris Spear, left. David Congdon, vice chairman and CEO, looks on. (Courtesy: AMERICAN TRUCKING..

Trucking loses staunch safety advocate with loss of RJ
Trucking loses staunch safety advocate with loss of RJ

RJ Taylor received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Truck Writers of North America in 2005. (The Trucker file photo) A recent e-mail brought the sad news that RJ..

Kenworth T680 now available with Paccar MX-11 engine and automated transmission
Kenworth T680 now available with Paccar MX-11 engine and automated transmission

Designed from the ground up, the Paccar transmission is up to 105 pounds lighter than comparable transmissions, allowing for greater payloads, spokesmen said. (Courtesy: KENWORTH TRUCK CO.) KIRKLAND, Wash. —..

NTSB says truck-car crash that killed 6 demonstrates need for its latest safety recommendations
NTSB says truck-car crash that killed 6 demonstrates need for its latest safety recommendations

This photo shows the SUV that was struck in the rear by the tractor-trailer. There is substantial damage to the entire vehicle with the most damage in the rear. (Courtesy:..

Volvo debuts ‘rugged yet refined’ new VNX series for heavy-haul applications
Volvo debuts ‘rugged yet refined’ new VNX series for heavy-haul applications

The new Volvo VNX series is available in three cab sizes — daycab, 42inch sleeper and 70-inch sleeper. The VNX 740 (above) features a 70-inch sleeper with all of Volvo’s..

Survey underway to assess parking needs along Ontario highways
Survey underway to assess parking needs along Ontario highways

The Province of Ontario is conducting a survey among truck drivers to identify where additional parking is needed. (©2018 FOTOSEARCH) TORONTO — The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is currently exploring..

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