West Virginia begins anti-idling rules

| June 10, 2010

State’s anti-idling rule will require operators of diesel-powered vehicles to idle no more than 15 minutes an hour.

Truck stops join rebate program

| June 10, 2010

More than 400 truck stops joined a fuel card rebate network in May, the transaction management company Multi Service announced. Now nearly 1,000 truck stops among the 3,200 using the Multi Service Fuel Card participate in ...

I-10 river bridge to close

| June 10, 2010

The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge in Louisiana will be closed to traffic from 1-8 a.m. on June 13.

Freight index up 0.3% in April

| June 10, 2010

Freight TSI index has risen 4.9 percent over the last 11 months, after declining 15.3 percent in the previous 10 months.

Pennsylvania opens electricity unit

John Baxter | June 09, 2010

The cost to use an electrification module per hour is about the same as a gallon of diesel fuel.

Man pleads guilty to charges in Georgia cargo theft

| June 09, 2010

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to three criminal charges for his role in a multimillion-dollar interstate cargo theft ring.

Wide-base trailer radial

| June 09, 2010

The Greatec 125 wide-base trailer radial lessens rolling resistance and increases payload, the company says. The tire has sidewall protector ribs and stress-relief sipes designed to increase tire life.

Florida to raise weight limit

| June 09, 2010

Law will allow the state to issue special permits for vehicles up to 88,000 pounds on specific non-Interstate routes.

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