Thomas O'Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters of America, broke down what he called three "roadblocks" for trucking companies wanting to convert from diesel to natural gas.
From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.
Carrier services marketing and load-location engine hosts summer driver photo contest, and down under, a trucking association is all-systems-go on opposition to a carbon tax on diesel.
The national average diesel price has fallen ten straight weeks and is projected to continue to drop.
The price of diesel has now fallen every week since Feb. 25, marking nine straight weeks of decline and, now, the lowest diesel price since mid-summer of last year.
The national average price for a gallon of diesel fuel fell for the eighth consecutive week to $3.887.
New Hampshire, Maryland and Massachusetts are all eying potential increases in tax on fuel as a means to increase revenue and support transportation projects in the states.
Since diesel prices began their ascent in the middle of January, the national average diesel price has shot up 26 cents to $4.159 a gallon.
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