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National diesel price gains

| March 05, 2012

National average diesel price rose 4.3 cents in the latest week to $4.094, marking the eighth increase in the last nine weeks.

Colorado I-70 lane closure postponed

| March 05, 2012

On March 6 and March 7, the Colorado Department of Transportation will restrict westbound I-70 traffic to one lane at Floyd Hill.

South Dakota to start IFTA license fees

| March 05, 2012

The state will charge a license fee and a renewal fee for carriers licensing under the International Fuel Tax Agreement. The fees will begin July 1.

Truck gift celebrates Christner landmark

| March 05, 2012

Longtime customer John Christner Trucking, of Sapulpa, Okla., celebrated its 25th anniversary with the gift of a customized Coronado from Freightliner Trucks. The truck was given to the refrigerated truckload carrier at the Tulsa Convention Center ...

DOE pushing technologies to boost fuel efficiency

| March 05, 2012

The Department of Energy is promoting development and use of alternative fuels and powertrain technologies.

Class 8 orders down in February

| March 05, 2012

North America Class 8 truck total net orders were 11 percent below January, FTR Associates and ACT Research reported.

Poll: Truckers acknowledge sleepiness on job

| March 03, 2012

About 14 percent of truck drivers admit to a “near miss” due to sleepiness and 44 percent say they rarely get a good night’s sleep.

I-405 lanes in Los Angeles closed again

| March 02, 2012

Lanes of the busy freeway will be closed for six nights starting last Friday.

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