James Jaillet

All major U.S. truck makers affected by Cummins nat gas recall, Autocar the latest

In paperwork filed with NHTSA, Cummins says its recall of more than 25,000 natural gas engines affects all major North American truck manufacturers.

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Diesel price falls fraction of a penny, continues downward trend

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell again in the week ended April 14, but its descent slowed some, dropping just seven-tenths of a cent to $3.952, according to the Dept. of Energy.

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Remaining lawsuits against Pilot Flying J consolidated, transferred to Kentucky

The seven outstanding lawsuits against Pilot Flying J in the wake of the company's alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme have been consolidated and transferred to a federal district court in Kentucky, according to court documents.

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DOE projects diesel prices to drop more than a dime this summer

The average price of diesel should fall more than dime over the course of the summer, according to projections released this week by the Department of Energy, who expects diesel to average $3.87 a gallon this summer.

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FMCSA accepting public comment on application for latest pilot program participant

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on the latest applicant to its cross-border pilot program with Mexico.

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Hours of service waivers for propane haulers rescinded in most exempted states

FMCSA has cancelled the Congressionally implemented hours of service waivers for propane haulers and home heating fuel haulers in 31 of the 36 states where exemptions were granted

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Five trucking companies make Forbes’ 100 Most Trusted Companies list

Mega fleets Con-way (No. 4 in the CCJ Top 250), Werner (No. 10), Old Dominion (No. 12), Knight (No. 25) and Marten (No. 46) were among Forbes' annual 100 Most Trusted Companies list, released this week. Con-way, Knight, Old Dominion and Werner all ranked in the Mid Cap category, which consists of companies with a market cap between $1 billion and $5 billion. Marten scored in the Small Cap category, companies with a market cap between $250 million and $1 billion. The ...

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FMCSA on med exam rule delay: More examiners on the way, numbers will work

Nearly 25,000 medical examiners are somewhere in the process of being certified and added to FMCSA's medical examiner registry, the agency has said in response to OOIDA's request for a delay for drivers of the compliance date of the rule.

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OOIDA requests FMCSA delay the compliance date of medical registry rule

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a legal petition asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to push back the compliance date of the medical examiner registry rule until more agency-certified examiners are available for truck operators.

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