Agency adjusts duty policy

| June 11, 2010

A record of duty status may be satisfied through providing an original handwritten record and subsequent scanned image of the original.

Fleet hosts fuel-savings contest

| June 10, 2010

Averitt Express drivers may compete for twenty $500 gas cards and a Ford F-150 four-wheel drive in a company challenge on fuel-efficient practices, the Cookeville, Tenn.-based carrier says. All of the fleet's drivers may enter. Truckers will work ...

States to develop Illiana road

| June 10, 2010

Illiana Expressway would link I-55 south of Joliet, Ill., to I-65 near Lowell, Ind., and skirt the congested Chicago area.

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.

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