Trucking News

National diesel price highest since 2008

| March 19, 2012

The U.S. average diesel price rose 1.9 cents to $4.142 in the latest week, the highest price since August 2008.

Overdrive stories win Neal magazine award

| March 16, 2012

Senior Editor Todd Dills’ two-part series on the CSA program’s impact on owner-operators won a Jesse H. Neal business journalism award.

Mack Granite movie truck to appear at truck show

| March 15, 2012

Mack Granite military truck that appeared in Transformers: Dark of the Moon movie will be at Mack booth.

Senate passes transportation bill

| March 14, 2012

Two-year bill includes funds for creating truck parking and an electronic onboard recorder mandate.

Trucking company owner sentenced for fraud

Jill Dunn | March 07, 2012

A Minnesota trucking company operator faces 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding owner-operators out of back pay.

Poll: Sleepiness affects trucker performance

| 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 are closed for six nights starting March 2.

Federal, state governments review owner-operator status

Jill Dunn | March 02, 2012

Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.

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