Truck Stats en Class 8 market dip in '17, with upbeat outlook farther out <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With many speculating what the Trump Administration will mean for trucking, "those are really more 2018 considerations," noted Kenny Vieth, president of ACT Research, in a Stifel Capital Markets call. Next year, though, the group expects just over 200,000 Class 8 trucks will be built for the North American market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Truck Stats Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:04:00 +0000 206911 at <p>ACT Research expects that the North American Class 8 market will turn up in 2018, and certain factors &mdash; including Republican control of the presidency and Congress and a trade cycle peak &mdash; could make for &quot;a very nice&quot; Class 8 market closing out the decade.</p> Aaron Marsh/ Fleet Owner North America's top 10 counties with busiest, sleepiest truck stops <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Which are the busiest counties in North America in terms of truck stop congestion, and where might you find more tumbleweeds than trucks in those parking spots? Truck parking and planning app maker Trucker Path fills us in, according to reports from its user community of over 450,000.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Technology Truck Stats Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:12:00 +0000 199511 at <p>The large community of Trucker Path parking and planning app users continuously reports things like parking availability and reviews of truck stops, among other info, providing a look at what&#39;s going on across North America. This graphic illustrates parking availability reported at over 27,000 locations for one particular evening hour in mid-July.</p> Downward spiral: Big hit for U.S., Canadian heavy duty truck sales in July <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in July saw their largest drop in almost seven years, Ward's Auto reports, and it was a similar story for sales in Canada.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Truck Stats Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:06:00 +0000 198451 at Report: U.S., Canadian truck sales continue downward slump <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. sales of Class 8 trucks "plummeted" in June by nearly a third — 30.4% — compared with sales in June 2015, Ward's Auto reports, and sales are down for other classes as well. It's a similar story for sales in Canada.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Truck Stats Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:14:00 +0000 196271 at <p>Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks at Rush Truck Center - San Antonio.</p> Aaron Marsh/Fleet Owner Charting the Data: Large Truck Crash Facts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)’s annual report tracking large truck crash data provides a wide array of highway accident statistics. But the report, Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts 2014, contains so many numbers it can be confounding. Let's have a look.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Safety Truck Stats Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:49:00 +0000 189371 at 2016 Fleet Owner 500 1-100 <div class="node-body data_table-body"><div></div><p><strong>View more of the Fleet Owner 500</strong></p> <p>The 2015 Fleet Owner 500 Overview</p> <p>1-100&nbsp;|&nbsp;101-200&nbsp;|&nbsp;201-300&nbsp;|&nbsp;301-400&nbsp;|&nbsp;401-500</p> <p>A breakdown of the Fleet Owner 500</p> </div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="" /><a href=" Fleet Owner 500 1-100.csv" type="text/csv; length=8202">2015 Fleet Owner 500 1-100.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fleet Management News Truck Stats Silver Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:52:00 +0000 183401 at Equipment, driver pay push operating costs higher, ATRI analysis says <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Falling fuel prices weren’t enough to offset more expensive equipment and driver pay increases, so the cost of trucking rose again last year, according to latest benchmarking report from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fleet Management News Truck Stats Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:17:00 +0000 172641 at U.S., Canadian medium- and heavy-duty truck sales rise <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. and Canadian medium and heavy duty truck sales made overall gains in July compared with the prior year, WardsAuto reports, but a breakdown by class shows where sales in the two countries diverge — particularly with Class 8 trucks.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Truck Stats Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:11:00 +0000 168451 at Trucking by the Numbers 2015 <div class="field-deck"> By any count, it’s a diverse, complex industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Our third annual &ldquo;By the Numbers&rdquo; report collects 14 pages of graphs, charts and other data that taken collectively offer a broad picture of the trucking industry&rsquo;s importance and central role in America. Rather than present the data as part of a focused research project or targeted analysis, our goal is to let the numbers speak for themselves, illustrating through variety and breadth just how deeply trucking impacts our economy, our personal livelihoods, our environment and even our society.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Driver Management Maintenance Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Regulations Running Green Safety Truck Stats Silver Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:31:00 +0000 167901 at Trucking adds 2,800 jobs in July <div class="field-deck"> Overall unemployment steady at 5.3% </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The number of jobs in the for-hire trucking industry climbed further into record high territory in July, although most of the month-to-month improvement comes from a substantial downward adjustment to the June total, according to the monthly report from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Driver Management Fleet Management News Truck Stats Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:57:00 +0000 167571 at Thinkstock