James Jaillet

Trucking employment jumps again in June, U.S. job growth healthy

| July 03, 2014

The for-hire trucking industry added 3,300 jobs in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the monthly employment report released by the government. The U.S. economy as a whole in May added 288,000 non-farm ...

Ice Road Truckers returns Sunday: Meet the season’s cast, catch up with Lisa Kelly, Alex DebogorskiImage Gallery

| July 02, 2014

The eighth season of The History Channel’s popular Ice Road Truckers series premieres Sunday, July 7. Here are some links and videos to help you prepare.

Daimler seeking CDL exemption for global trucks division head, citing German CDL

| July 02, 2014

Daimler has filed an application of exemption with FMCSA asking it to waive the requirement that Daimler Trucks’ global head Wolfgang Bernhard be required to obtain a U.S. commercial driver’s license to test drive the ...

Scam alert: Woman posing as doctor giving bogus med exams to truckers

| July 02, 2014

The DOT has circulated reports warning drivers of a scam involving a Pennsylvania woman who is posing as a doctor and offering cheap — though bogus — health exams to truck drivers.

Diesel price ticks up in second straight weekly increase

| July 01, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel rose for the second straight week in the week ended June 30, climbing just one-tenth of a cent to $3.920, according to the Department of ...

Rates continue to skyrocket, all three segments set record highs

| July 01, 2014

Per-mile rates on the spot market in June continued the major upward swing seen throughout most of 2014, and all three segments -- flatbed, reefer and dry van -- set record highs, according to July ...

New tech center part of Shell’s plan to tackle next-gen engine oils, future energy challenges

| July 01, 2014

Shell's new high-end research and development center serves two key purposes for the global oil marketer: Gaining traction in an emerging market and harnessing its research capabilities to produce next-gen engine oils and find answers ...

In formal comments, OOIDA says e-log mandate not worth the cost, other trade groups supportive of rule

| June 30, 2014

Trucking trade groups held their formal public comments on the proposed federal electronic logging device mandate until the waning hours, and each of the major ones fell as expected in terms of support or opposition.

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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