DOT Secretary Ray LaHood said a cross-border trucking program plan with Mexico would be announced “closer than soon.”
A growing economy and tight capacity in the truckload sector could produce significant demand for new equipment, said ACT Research.
The program allows carriers the option of accessing driver inspection and crash records before hiring.
Truck owners may be eligible for funds to buy truck equipment for reducing diesel emissions.
Both total intermodal movements and movements of domestic intermodal equipment reached new market share highs in first quarter.
Increasing for the 11th week in the past 12 weeks, the national price was the highest since Oct. 27, 2008, when it was $3.288.
When Daren Parker prepared to ask a senior driver in his Raleigh, N.C.-based Parker Gas propane-delivery fleet to drive a new medium-duty Kenworth T370 straight tanker, all bets were off as to what kind of ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General said an investigation determined the crash resulted from faulty tractor-trailer brakes.
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