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Driver named Highway Angel for helping couple at roadside

| March 14, 2012

Kool Pak company driver Mike Mozley has been named a Highway Angel for helping a couple attach chains to their car at roadside, the Alexandria, Va.-based Truckload Carriers Association said. Near lunchtime in January, Mozley saw ...

Trio to perform at Kentucky trucking show

| March 13, 2012

El Camino, Blackberry Smoke and James Otto will perform March 23 in Mobil Delvac concert.

West Virginia expected to extend idling limit

| March 13, 2012

Bill extends the rule banning heavy truck idling more than 15 minutes an hour. The bill removes a sunset date of May 1 that was in the original rule.

TWIC fees cut

Jill Dunn | March 13, 2012

Applicants for Transportation Worker Identification Credentials will pay slightly less starting March 19.

U.S. diesel price rises

| March 12, 2012

The price increased 2.9 cents in the most recent period and 27.5 cents over the last seven weeks.

Garrett named Trucker Buddy

| March 12, 2012

Arch Wood Protection driver Randy Garrett was named December 2011 Trucker Buddy of the Month, nonprofit educational outreach Trucker Buddy International announced. Jennifer Austin, a fourth-grade teacher at Demorest Elementary School in Demorest, Ga., nominated Garrett ...

Petro opens in Carnesville, Ga.

| March 12, 2012

A new Petro Stopping Center has opened at Interstate 85, off exit 150, in Carnesville, Ga., TravelCenters of America said. The stop has 250 truck parking spaces, 12 diesel lanes, 18 showers, a Petro Lube service ...

Teamsters challenges Mexican trucker safety

Jill Dunn | March 12, 2012

Union countered to halt cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which was preceded by Mexico filing a brief.

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