WASHINGTON— Over the objections of safety advocates, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a trucking industry bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways. But the bill faces a White House veto threat and a probable filibuster if GOP leaders try to bring it to the Senate floor. Richard Shelby, R- Ala. The committee chairman, Sen.» Read More
CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mark Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss a new initiative to make the trucking industry far more efficient.
James Welch, YRC Worldwide, provides the latest read on the trucking industry and weighs in on truck safety. Seventy percent of all truck accidents are caused by a vehicle, but clearly we need to put automation in the cab, Welch points out.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and how new technology is being used to prevent terrible crashes and tragedies on the road.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and long-haul trucking.
Drivers in a labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of LA and Long Beach began an indefinite strike Monday.
A slow-motion pile-up is coming into view this summer as federal funding for road construction runs out.
Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners analyst, explains how severe winter weather is impacting the transports. There may be an opportunity to buy some of these stocks at a discount, says Broughton.
Are regulations slowing down transports? Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners, shares his thoughts on what's driving transportation stocks lower and provides an outlook on the sector.
Mark Reuss, GM North America president, talks about his company's new pick-up trucks, including a limited "sneek peak" of the 2014 Silverado. (5:25)
Every day, about 10 Kansas City Southern trains hauling everything from cars to chemicals crisscross the border between Mexico and the United States at Laredo, Texas, up from about six three years ago.
These 10 jobs have the highest fatal work injury rates in the U.S.
Navistar International has faced heavy downward pressure, but now some traders apparently think that it's ready to shine.
A worsening shortage of truckers is pushing up freight rates and delaying some deliveries, defying the weak economy, high unemployment and falling gasoline prices, USA Today reports.
Here are six stocks that should benefit from the trucking industry’s shift from diesel fuel to natural-gas in the coming years.
Down 16 percent over the past month, Navistar shares offered opportunity, trader Mike Murphy said.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn added to his position in truck maker Navistar International. Here's what moves the "Fast" traders are making.
To find out, Cramer goes “Off the Charts.”
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says despite the insanity of this market investors need to look at what individual companies have to say, and when it comes to the truck business, don't take your cues from a loser like Navistar, especially when Cummins offers a best of breed.
The “Mad Money” host breaks down why stocks were able to end higher Tuesday.
Only he explains it's not so much what, as it is who.