Pennsylvania, Kansas turnpikes increase tolls

| January 09, 2013

On Sunday, drivers begin paying a toll increase on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and in three weeks, Kansas Turnpike users also will see a toll hike.

Diesel price eases downward in last two weeks

| January 08, 2013

Following a half-cent drop during the week ended Dec. 31, the national average diesel price for the week ended Monday, Jan. 7, fell another 0.7 cents.

Income insurance: Staying afloat when the settlements stop, Part 1

| January 08, 2013

Income replacement insurance could keep you afloat and avoid a bigger crisis following accident or injury.

California issues reefer compliance guide

| January 08, 2013

California's Air Resources Board has created a new webpage to offer drivers and fleets guidance on determining the compliance of refrigerated units.

Landstar moving toward electronic logs

| January 08, 2013

The fleet's new EOBR policy includes mandatory use for all new lessees with its Ranger and Inway fleets, and voluntary adoption for existing BCOs except in certain cases.

Trucking employment continues to gain

| January 04, 2013

The December employment report released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows trucking added 4,200 jobs.

Driver fatigue criteria questioned in court

| January 04, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has requested a federal court’s intervention in what it describes as FMCSA amending out-of-service criteria outside the rulemaking process.

Manage MCS-150 data for CSA scoring

| January 03, 2013

It's important for those with carrier authority to keep tabs on their annual self-reported vehicle-miles-traveled and power-unit information for CSA scoring purposes.

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