Today’s Pickup: Bendix makes advanced safety systems available for older truck models

Today’s Pickup: Bendix makes advanced safety systems available for older truck models

Bendix is now making its advanced safety systems available for retrofit for models where it was not factory-installed. Plus, U.S. finds little support for postal rate changes, detention time increasing and air cargo boom may be over.

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Flashback Friday Extra - Daylight Saving Time

Flashback Friday Extra - Daylight Saving Time

It is time to spring forward into Daylight Saving Time. Read about the controversies caused by both Daylight Saving Time and Standard Time in this Flashback Friday Extra!

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Today’s Pickup: New electric option for Ford chassis; Colorado lowers driving age; cargo volumes thrive in Long Beach

Today’s Pickup: New electric option for Ford chassis; Colorado lowers driving age; cargo volumes thrive in Long Beach

The Motiv EPIC all-electric chassis will be installed on Ford F-59 glider chassis at a Detroit Custom Chassis plant. Also, Colorado passes bill lowering the commercial truck driving age and the Port of Long Beach sees near-record volumes.

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Inside the aerodynamic design of the New Cascadia

Inside the aerodynamic design of the New Cascadia

When Daimler Trucks North America introduced its 2020 model year Freightliner New Cascadia. all attention was focused on the eye-opening headline: it is a Level 2 autonomous truck. While that is the sexy part of the truck, an even sexier headline for fleets should be the advances in fuel efficiency in the new model.

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Meal and rest break fight continues as California, Teamsters ask 9th Circuit Court to overturn FMCSA decision

Meal and rest break fight continues as California, Teamsters ask 9th Circuit Court to overturn FMCSA decision

California and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have filed petitions with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit challenging the preemption of the state’s meal and rest break rules for interstate truck drivers.

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Today’s Pickup: New Jersey tops list of worst bottlenecks for trucks

Today’s Pickup: New Jersey tops list of worst bottlenecks for trucks

An intersection in New Jersey has been deemed the worst for truck bottlenecks, plus Nikola Motor may be adding a purely electric truck; GM and Tesla are working together, and FedEx Express signs on to a new cargo terminal.

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