DOT names five federal credit assistance program projects

| April 25, 2012

DOT will use its Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan program to help finance five highway projects.

Monthly tonnage index rises, up 2.7 percent from last year

| April 25, 2012

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.2 percent in March.

FMCSA withdraws April 19 sleep apnea proposal

| April 24, 2012

After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.

TWT Refrigerated boosts owner-operator pay

| April 24, 2012

Spokane, Wash.-based TWT Refrigerated Services announced its increasing its owner-operator pay package to $1 per mile.

Sunco’s Finest: Jimmy McSwain named April Owner-Operator of the Month

Elizabeth Manning | April 24, 2012

Jimmy McSwain’s model safety and accounting practices produce a longstanding, successful business.

National average diesel price drops 4.2 cents per gallon

| April 23, 2012

For the first time since 2009, the average diesel price is lower than it was during the same week the year before.

EPA makes $20M available for updating old diesel engines

| April 23, 2012

$20 million will be available for owners of older diesel-powered vehicles to modernize for cleaner emissions.

Three Midwest truckstops add Shorepower

| April 23, 2012

Shorepower Technologies has added its services, which lets drivers plug in to grid power instead of idling, to three truckstops: Sapp Bros Travel Center, at Exit 440 on Interstate 80 in Omaha, Neb.; Broadway Flying ...

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