Fleet Thursday Update 03

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Hi there! Every Thursday, we at Magellan Fleet will hand-pick 3 of our favorite news stories and in-depth articles for you.

Enjoy, and feel free to leave us a comment with your thoughts about these latest developments in the fleet industry.

 

Top News

Texas begins to test out Autonomous Trucking

“The Southwest Research Institute (SRI) in San Antonio, Texas has begun testing an autonomous truck as part of the Texas Automated Vehicle Proving Ground Partnership…”

Pennsylvania finally permitted radar use for speed limit enforcement

“Speed radar use by local police in Pennsylvania and access to speed camera enforcement in work zones are among the issues getting attention at the statehouse…”

45,300 truck units sales in January, hits a thirteen-month high

“Preliminary Classes 5-8 data for January from ACT Research Co. indicate that industry net orders rose to a thirteen-month high in the month, at 45,300 units. That aggregate volume represents a 27% improvement compared to January 2016…”

 

We’ve also read a few other articles related to our industry that we think you’ll like:

5 trucking takeaways from Trump’s first two weeks by Commercial Carrier Journal

“A freshly inaugurated President Trump acted swiftly upon assuming the Oval Office to take broad strikes at federal regulation on private industry…”

Trucking data: Can you trust it? by Fleet Owner

“In ways large and small, data is quickly becoming the lifeblood of the trucking industry – whether we like that trend or not…”

And be sure not to miss this upcoming event in Phoenix:

American Traffic Safety Services Association 47th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo

Feb.10 –Feb.14, Phoenix, AZ

“ATSSA’s 47th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo is the premier event for more than 3,000 roadway safety professionals and transportation officials from across the USA and around the globe…”

 

Thanks for reading, and see you again next Thursday!