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Driverless truck company launches ‘World’s First Autonomous Freight Network’

On Wednesday, a California tech company announced that they were partnering with some of the largest trucking companies in the U.S. to lauch a nationwide -- and then global -- autonomous freight network.

Check out this new rival to the Tesla Semi

A California-based startup just debuted an unusual-looking new electric semi truck.

USPS tries out robot trucks to replace team truckers

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced that they are testing out driverless truck technology for hauling mail on a more than 20 hour route usually reserved for team truck drivers.

One operator remotely controls two driverless trucks in demo video

Swedish driverless truck tech startup Einride has released video demonstrating how one person at a remote location can control multiple cargo trucks.
VICE TuSimple

‘Definitely different’: Truckers get a first-hand look at a self driving semi

In a recent VICE News video report, an autonomous trucking company executive stops by a truck stop to talk with drivers about the technology that threatens their jobs.
GPS units for truck drivers.

Bill would require all big rigs to be equipped with GPS

A Virginia lawmaker recently introduced a bill that would require truck drivers to install and use a commercial GPS device.

See Volvo’s *very* driverless truck in action at port terminal

Truck maker Volvo just debuted video of the autonomous electric "Vera" truck performing real world work at a port terminal. Vera was recently assigned the task of moving...

Major ELD maker calls it quits due to ‘unforeseen market conditions’

Users of a popular Electronic Logging Device (ELD) have just a few months to find a new provider after the company says that they'll discontinue the service.
KTA Truck Parking

Kansas Turnpike rolls out system to help truckers find parking

This week, the Kansas Turnpike Authority debuted a new truck parking management system along with several other improvements to help truckers traveling through the state.

Drivers say they’re back on paper logs after ELD outage

A large number of truck drivers have reported that they are experiencing major functionality issues with their PeopleNet Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).

Pennsylvania trucking company falls victim to ransomware attack

A large trucking company based in Pennsylvania recently was hit by a ransomware attack that impacted network communication systems.

Here’s a new ‘one-stop shop’ for active emergency declarations & relaxed trucking regulations

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently debuted an online repository that gives users quick access to all active emergency declarations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Pain in the Neck

Pain in the neck: Volvo commercial shows how much long haul trucking can hurt

A new ad spot from Volvo Trucks highlights the physical toll that trucking takes on the body.

FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse website experiencing ‘technical difficulties’

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) new Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse is off to a rocky start as a flood of new users crashed the website site and made it all but impossible for employers to complete the newly required background checks.
App Press Release

The app every trucker should have

The team here at CDLLife has made some major updates to our new app to make it even easier and more fun for truckers to use!

ELD provider lays off 18% of workers amid COVID-19 crisis

This week, a major fleet management solutions provider announced that they would lay off hundreds of workers due to financial struggles triggered by the Coronavirus outbreak.
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