Blair named Highway Angel

| July 11, 2012

Bryan Blair, of Bardstown, Ky., is TCA’s newest Highway Angel. The driver for Pegasus Transportation, of Louisville, Ky., received the honor after helping a fellow driver to safety following an accident. Blair was behind a flatbed ...

CAT Scale to award sweepstake grand prize this week

| July 11, 2012

CAT Scale will award the grand prize in its Weigh To Win sweepstakes this weekend at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree. The winner has already been notified and will receive the 2012 Ford F250 4 x ...

Diesel price climbs for first time in three months

| July 10, 2012

The national average retail diesel price rose 3.5 cents a gallon during the week ended July 9, ending a 12-week streak of price decreases.

Report sees trucking gains through 2023

| July 10, 2012

After a significant dip during the recent recession and a mild economic recovery, the U.S. freight economy is projected to grow significantly in the years ahead.

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index fell in May

| July 10, 2012

FTR Associates on Monday, July 9, announced that its Trucking Conditions Index for May fell nearly 4 points from April.

Trucking adds 2,000 jobs in June

| July 09, 2012

For-hire carriers added 2,000 payroll jobs in June, but that was coupled with a 2,600-job downward revision in initial May figures.

Interstate Distributor announces new pay package

| July 07, 2012

Interstate Distributor’s new package, “My Pay”, provides over-the-road regional drivers with a competitive base rate per mile with the potential to add an additional 3 cents per mile quarterly. The compensation package focuses on safety, service ...

Obama signs highway bill mandating recorders

| July 06, 2012

In addition to mandating electronic onboard recorders, it includes a “Jason’s Law” truck parking provision and other key points that affect trucking.

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