USA Truck names April Driver of the Month

| June 12, 2012

USA Truck has named Dwyte B. Putman as its April 2012 Driver of the Month. Putman has been with USA Truck since July 2010. He was nominated for Driver of the Month by his fleet ...

Colorado truck stops offering streaming videos of highways

Jill Dunn | June 12, 2012

Colorado is installing HDTV monitors at truck stops to offer streaming video on roadway, weather and traffic conditions on major highways.

Diesel drops 6.5 cents, lowest in 8 months

| June 12, 2012

The national average retail diesel price fell 6.5 cents to $3.781 a gallon during the week ended June 11. The average price is 17.3 cents below the same week last year.

House defeats transportation bill spending cap motion

| June 11, 2012

The House has defeated a motion to instruct conferees on the transportation reauthoriziation bill that would have limited spending for 2013.

DOT orders WTSA US Express to shut down

| June 11, 2012

FMCSA has ordered WTSA US Express to cease all transportation services following extensive review of its operations.

Utility receives safety award

| June 11, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has received the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association Annual Safety Award for its Marion, Va., manufacturing plant. Utility’s Marion plant manufactures 3000R refrigerated trailers. The plant has been honored with the “Category A” ...

DHL’s Standard Forwarding named Carrier of the Year

| June 11, 2012

Standard Forwarding, a subsidiary of DHL Freight, was named Great Lakes/Midwest LTL Carrier of the Year for the fourth time in a row in Mastio & Company’s annual Value and Loyalty Benchmarking Study. ...

Reduced stopping distance brake block

| June 11, 2012

Federal-Mogul recently introduced the Abex Reduced Stopping Distance Brake Block that the company says meets safety standards and is available in three application-specific formulations: RN (organic, 20,000-pound axle rating, copper-free formulation), RSM (semi-metallic, 29,000-pound axle ...

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