fuel prices

Diesel prices drop below $4 for first time in 3 months

| May 22, 2012

The national average retail diesel price fell 4.8 cents to $3.956 a gallon.

Oil gamble on Wall Street? Speculation back in the headlines

| May 03, 2012

President Obama is hammering on oil speculators again, while Republican opponents such as House Speaker John Boehner and presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney are calling the talk about speculation hooey, falling back on the same ...

Beyond Anti-Idling

James Jaillet | May 01, 2012

Save thousands of dollars a year on fuel by careful use of your right foot — and your head. Don’t ignore driving habits and other strategies to supplement the benefits of minimal idling.

Diesel price drops 1.2 cents

| April 30, 2012

The average diesel price dropped 1.2 cents per gallon from last week and is down 5.1 cents from the same week in 2011.

White House aims to protect consumers from oil speculation

| April 23, 2012

President Barack Obama took oil speculators to task last week, asking both his staffs and Congress to take measures to prevent speculators from cheating consumers.

What are owner-operators’ top five problems?

| March 19, 2012

Readers, I'm beginning research on a story I'm preparing for Overdrive's June issue on which I need as much owner-operator input as is possible. It's one that will probe the five biggest problems owner-operators face ...

FTR: Trucking conditions rise

| November 03, 2011

Tight capacity control, modest growth in truck tonnage and falling fuel prices helped improve trucking environment through September.

California Jump Start

Max Kvidera | October 01, 2011

State’s new regs, along with nationwide fuel prices, are driving sales of trailer aero devices.

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