for-hire freight

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Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

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New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

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Freight TSI up in June

Increase in the Freight Transportation Services Index came after two monthly declines.

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Freight index rises in March

For-hire freight transported in March increased 1.9 percent from February to the highest level since July 2008.

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A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.

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Freight index falls in February

For the first two months of 2011, freight shipments measured by the Freight TSI were down 0.6 percent.

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SpeakOut

Drivers weigh in on issues such as greenhouse gas emissions, low per-mile pay, CSA regulations and much more.

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Freight index rose in March

The March Freight TSI gained 2.6 percent from March 2009, the first year-to-year increase in the freight index since July 2008.

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DOT freight index unchanged

Though freight TSI declined 4.1 percent during 2009, the index increased 2.9 percent over the last seven months of the year.

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