Costs of operation eat up a majority of an owner-operator business's revenue -- more on fuel, maintenance, tires, oil and food in this occasional series.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped 1.6 cents in the week ended Oct. 28 to $3.870, according to the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel did not change from the prior week in the week ended Monday, Oct. 21., remaining at $3.886, says the Dept. of Energy. ProMiles reports a ...
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel dropped one cent in the week ended Oct. 14 to $3.834. The price has now dropped five consecutive weeks.
The Dept. of Energy forecasts the price for a gallon of on-highway diesel will be $3.93 in 2013 and drop to $3.76 in 2014.
Paper Transport has added 20 natural gas-powered Kenworth T660s to its regional fleet and started using the trucks this month. Paper Transport began testing two Kenworth natural gas trucks in 2012, and this spring the ...
The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped 2.5 cents in the week ended Sept. 23, marking the biggest week-to-week decrease since the week ended April 29.
The Facebook page that went viral the third week of September calling for a trucking shutdown was then shut down itself under murky circumstances. Meanwhile, nontrucking promoters move toward a semblance of organization.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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