NJ Authorities Crackdown on Big Rigs

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Responding to several high-profile truck crashes and fatalities, state, county and Port Authority police are issuing significantly more traffic tickets to commercial drivers this year – crackdowns that New Jersey’s leading trucking industry group considers misplaced. In Bergen County, police in the newly reorganized traffic bureau of the Sheriff’s Department issued more than 8,000 tickets […]

Considering an Electronic Log Device? Check out this summary comparison…

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A survey of these well-known electronic logging device makers conducted in July 2015, attendant to reporting in Overdrive’s August issue, yielded the comparisons shown here. All hard costs noted in this chart will apply to a one-truck operator independent of any larger fleet and buying aftermarket. Prices for many makers vary with volume discounts and […]

CVSA Schedules Brake Safety Week for Sept. 6-12

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North American truck safety inspectors announced a special campaign to examine the brake systems of commercial vehicles during the week of Sept. 6-12. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, which represents law enforcement in the United States, Canada and Mexico, said July 21 that Brake Safety Week is an annual event for the truck and bus […]