Waymo and other self-driving vehicle developers recommend that California adopt regulations for autonomous light-duty delivery trucks.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration want public comments before changing rules for automated trucking technology.
As the trucking industry and anti-tax groups battle over whether higher fuel taxes or tolls are the best way to fund highway building and repairs, other groups want a national road-user charge.
Many trucking companies have delayed a required electronic logging upgrade. That could take their drivers out of service in late December.
California plans a new set of regulations that will govern how autonomous delivery trucks can be tested and deployed on public roads.
Recreational vehicle maker Thor Industries successfully sues Thor Trucks for infringement to stop the electric truck startup from using Thor in its name.
The California Air Resources Board is negotiating new green truck requirements, saying more action is needed to reduce truck emissions to meet the state’s targets.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will charge cargo owners who don’t use the cleanest available technologies in 2020 and also start a smog-check pilot program.
A roundup of major court rulings and new labor laws shows the many challenges facing the trucking industry on hot-button worker issues.
Bipartisan bills introduced in both houses of Congress would let 18- to 20-year-olds drive heavy-duty trucks cross-country after hundreds of training hours.
Regulators are using webinars, in-person events, mailers, emails – even a telephone hotline – to help truckers understand how to comply with the state’s strict air-quality requirements.