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Trucking Industry

Fed Study Offers Ideas for Transportation Solutions. Discuss.

Even though the Department of Transportation did not intend for its “Beyond Traffic 2045” study to be an action plan for solving the challenges facing the United States with its transportation system, the study does offer a few proposed solutions for discussion. Below are a few of the ideas floated by the report. As Saturday…

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Population impacts transportation

Trucking Industry

Population Growth and Density Will Greatly Impact the Transportation System

One key factor that will impact our nation’s transportation system, and is identified in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s recently released Beyond Traffic 2045 report, is population growth. According to the report, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration projects vehicle travel to grow at an average annual rate ranging from 0.58 to 0.86 percent…

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South Carolina Weigh Scale Bypass Location

News, Trucking Tech

Drivewyze Debuts Bypass Service in South Carolina at 11 Locations

Drivewyze now offers its weigh station bypass service at 11 permanent and mobile sites in South Carolina increasing the number of states it now serves to 38. The addition of the 11 sites also means Drivewyze now offers weigh station bypass at nearly twice as many locations nationwide as the leading transponder-based weigh station bypass…

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Class 8 Trucks

Trucking Industry

Net Orders of Class 8 Trucks Are Up

What goes down must come up. If you’ve been keeping an eye out for what’s happening with truck orders to get a sense of where fleets see things are heading in the economy, then the latest news from FTR regarding preliminary orders of Class 8 trucks in December certainly should have you smiling. FTR reported…

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Beyond Traffic 2045

Trucking Industry

Beyond Traffic 2045 is a Must Read

There are probably fewer more important documents coming from the outgoing Obama Administration than the final Beyond Traffic 2045 report highlighting transportation challenges the United States faces over the next three decades. It was recently released by outgoing U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. This report is the most comprehensive report issued by the DOT…

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Sky is Not Falling

Trucking Industry

Sky Is Not Falling

Contrary to recent prophesies by freight transportation analysts and other industry pundits, a capacity crunch in the U.S. trucking industry is not imminent. That was the conclusion Reynolds Hutchins of the Journal of Commerce came to in his article published earlier in January. A full version of the story is available to subscribers on the…

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Women in Trucking

Trucking Industry

New Index to Show True Girl Power in Trucking

Over the past few years, we’ve been fortunate to have a number of women involved in the trucking industry who strongly support our weigh station bypass service – women like Amanda Jones, part of a common-law husband and wife team driving for JBM Logistics; Cheryl Pollard, owner-operator and podcast host on the Truckin’ Roundup Show;…

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Ohio Blog

News, Trucking Tech

Drivewyze Debuts Bypass Service in Ohio at State’s Two Busiest Weigh Stations

Ohio now offers Drivewyze weigh station bypass service at two busy permanent weigh station locations on U.S. Interstates 70 and 71. “The delivery of the bypass service in Ohio is an important step forward in the continued expansion of North America’s largest bypass service network,” said Brian Heath, president and CEO of Drivewyze. Through an…

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Gifts for Drivers

Truck Drivers

Holiday Gifts Given to Drivers in Memory of One Driver

At a time when most families would be shopping and wrapping presents for each other, members of the DiLuzio family celebrate the season in a different way. They brighten the holidays for 100 truck drivers by gathering together travel-size bottles of shampoo and toothpaste and other personal care items, plus homemade cookies, and placing them…

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