The industry is taking steps to ensure fleets and drivers are compliant with the long-awaited regulation that will electronically record truck movement.
Installing advanced safety technology on large trucks could prevent a combined 63,000 crashes, 17,733 injuries and 293 deaths annually, according to an AAA report.
Mack Trucks unveiled its Anthem long-haul semi-tractor Wednesday, hoping the new truck line will help it regain Class 8 market share.
In less than two years, the biggest names in semi-trucks have unveiled a combined seven new models, often replacing vehicles they hadn’t redesigned in a decade or more.
Orders for new trucks in the heaviest Class 8 weight segment continue to outperform last year’s numbers, increasing month-to-month and year-to-date.
Trucks.com talks to Julie Furber, executive director of electrification business development for Cummins, about customer demands and a changing marketplace.
Ford Motor Co. issued four recalls for a variety of safety defects that include the F-150 Crew Cab, F-250 and F-350 Super Duty Crew Cab pickup trucks.
Drivers are threatening to quit rather than use electronic logging devices starting in December, but past regulatory hurdles demonstrate that most truckers will stay in the business.