Treatment Could Lower Crash Risk for Truckers With Sleep Apnea
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:00:00 -0400
Commercial truck drivers who get treatment for obstructive sleep apnea for two years may reduce their crash risk to the level of drivers without apnea, a study from Italy suggests.
OPEC Agrees to Cut Oil Production; Pump Prices Likely to Rise
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:30:00 -0400
OPEC agreed to cut production for the first time in eight years, according to a delegate briefed on the matter, sending oil prices more than 6% higher as Saudi Arabia and Iran wrong-footed traders who expected a continuation of the pump-at-will policy the group adopted in 2014.
Two-Truck Platoons Increasingly Realistic, NACFE Says
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:00:00 -0400
Commercial truck platooning is increasingly realistic, with key foundational technologies already in the marketplace and testing under way, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency said in a report issued Sept. 28.
Appeals Court Rejects XPO Bid to Invalidate Texas Union Vote
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:30:00 -0400
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected XPO Logistics' bid to throw out an unfavorable union representation vote at Laredo, Texas, during 2014.
Navistar's SuperTruck Concept, CatalIST, Demonstrates Engine and Fuel Efficiency
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0400
Navistar Inc. is the fourth and final original equipment manufacturer to produce a SuperTruck concept vehicle: CatalIST, a modified ProStar tractor hooked to an altered 53-foot Wabash National Corp. trailer.