Cummins Inc. has recalled more than 43,000 Navistar International Corp. medium-duty trucks and buses after seven fires related to engine heaters.
Three years after striking a California Air Resources Board inspector, a trucker has been convicted of felony assault with a deadly weapon – his truck.
Volvo has recalled 2018-2020 models of its VNL and VNX heavy-duty trucks with sleeper cabs because the rear windows can fall out.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a defect investication after receiving 87 complaints that recent model year Nissan Rogue emergency-braking system are engaging for no reason.
After two additional fires, Ford has issued a second recall for 327,000 trucks to disable an engine block heater cable until a replacement is available.
Navistar has recalled about 25,000 trucks from 2016 to 2020 because the exhaust pipe hangers can crack, allowing pipes to detach and fall onto the roadway.
Full-size pickup trucks from Ford, Nissan and Ram fare best in the latest crash testing by the insurance industry.
General Motors has recalled 2016-2018 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 3500 HD pickups with dual fuel tanks because a sticking sensor may allow auxiliary tank overflow.
Daimler Trucks North America has recalled some 2018-2020 Freightliner Cascadias because optional steering wheel-mounted air bags have inadvertently deployed three times.
With trucking deaths at a 29-year-high, an ATRI crash-prediction study found recruiting women drivers could improve safety because they take fewer risks than men.
The American Transportation Research Institute found truckers in greater danger as states legalize marijuana without adequate testing for impaired drivers.
Subaru of America Inc. has announced separate recalls affecting its Forester and Crosstrek compact SUVs for defective brake light switches and loss of electronic power steering.