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Michigan House passes platooning bill to shorten space between trucks
Michigan House passes platooning bill to shorten space between trucks

By ALICE YIN, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Self-driving trucks would be allowed shorter distances between vehicles under legislation that the Michigan House passed Tuesday. Lawmakers voted 64-44 for..

 Volvo rolls out online configurator virtually design, spec new trucks
 Volvo rolls out online configurator virtually design, spec new trucks

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks is bringing the thousands of configurations of the new Volvo VNR and VNL series to your fingertips of fleets and independent contractors with a new..

Baggett Transportation is family company; comprises people who ‘get along together’
Baggett Transportation is family company; comprises people who ‘get along together’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — When Joe Donald graduated college in 1984, he thought he might be able to spend some time over the next few weeks on the beach and then..

Meritor MTIS now standard/preferred option on some vans, reefers
Meritor MTIS now standard/preferred option on some vans, reefers

TROY, Mich. — Meritor said Tuesday that the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermALERT is a standard/preferred option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC reefer trailers. “MTIS uses proven..

PFJ official: American flag down at Amarillo because pole broken, not because of fear of offending foreign drivers
PFJ official: American flag down at Amarillo because pole broken, not because of fear of offending foreign drivers

AMARILLO, Texas — A Pilot Flying J spokesperson says an employee was “misinformed” about the reason the truck stop chain was not flying the American flag at its location here...

Mobil Delvac panel discusses what fleets need to do to deal with tech shortage
Mobil Delvac panel discusses what fleets need to do to deal with tech shortage

There’s a lot of concern these days about the growing driver shortage. And it’s a valid concern. But there is another area where the supply of qualified labor looks to..

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