DAT Solutions: Flatbed market stays hot as rates climb

Rebuilding is in full swing in places affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, which is good news for flatbed haulers. While spot flatbed load posts on MembersEdge fell 7 percent and truck posts increased 6 percent during the week ending Oct. 14, the national average...

California gets go-ahead to continue truck platoon testing

Testing of autonomous vehicles to haul freight in California is not going away anytime soon. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill to extend authorization for the California Department of Transportation to test truck platooning. Powered by...

Illinois DOT seeks input regarding rest areas

Have a problem with Illinois rest areas? The Illinois Department of Transportation wants to hear about it. IDOT is collecting data from a public with a survey available through Sunday, Oct. 29. Powered by...

Trucker in human smuggling case pleads guilty

The truck driver implicated in a human smuggling incident in which 10 people died earlier this year pleaded guilty to two federal charges Monday. James Matthew Bradley, Jr., 61, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to transport aliens resulting in death and one...

Dart breast cancer survivors pull truck to raise awareness

A group of breast cancer survivors came together outside the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to pull a Dart truck to raise money and awareness for breast cancer. The Dart truck had a breast cancer awareness trailer wrap. The group of between 20 and 30 survivors...

Trucking, drivers help Trump sell tax proposal

During a speech near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Wednesday, President Donald Trump used two tractor/trailers as a backdrop and cited truck drivers as an example of workers who will benefit most from his proposed tax overhaul. The wrap on one trailer had “Win Again” in...