Text size 5m3photos/Dreamstime Omnitracs, which is backed by Vista Equity Partners, has agreed to buy transportation-technology company SmartDrive Systems. The deal is valued at $450 million, Barron’s has learned. SmartDrive, which provides cameras and video-based technology that alerts trucking companies to dangerous environmental conditions such as high winds or construction […]

WASHINGTON (PR) – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has awarded nearly $80 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety.  Today’s awards represent the highest ever funding level for these critical safety grants.  […]