Diesel price up slightly

| April 19, 2010

All regions remained above $3 a gallon, from the Lower Atlantic at $3.033 to California at $3.228.

Daimler Trucks signs contracts at 3 plants

| April 19, 2010

The truck maker announced 3-year collective bargaining agreements for three of its U.S. manufacturing plants in North Carolina.

Joy of sharing — win some diesel oil, Nascar VIP tickets, maybe a portable toilet?

| April 19, 2010

A new sweepstakes put on by Shell Rotella opened today and is asking drivers to share what they feel is the toughest road in America by the end of August. The company's "Road-Tested Challenge," in exchange for ...

Nebraska latest state to ban texting

| April 16, 2010

Beginning July 1, texting while driving will be a secondary offense, carrying a $200 fine.

A modest proposal for hours flexibility: ‘Gold Card drivers’

| April 16, 2010

Trucker/marathoner/blogger Jeff Clark offers a well-thought-out idea for hours-of-service flexibility, giving the stellar, safe drivers out there a new name and the freedom to use their status to run how they please: "Gold card drivers" ...

Virginia reopens 19 rest areas

| April 15, 2010

The reopening of the final seven rest areas has restored all of Virginia’s rest areas to full operations.

Grassroots victory over proposed NY truck ban

| April 15, 2010

Since the New York State protest convoys of November 2008, organized in part by the Mohawk Valley Truckers and Citizens United chapter, the issue of a big plan of truck-route restrictions on state highways in ...

Letter: Rework NAFTA on Mexican trucking

| April 15, 2010

78 members of Congress complained to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk about "unsafe" Mexican trucks.

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