New oilfield exemption guidance requested

| August 16, 2012

Sixty-three congressional representatives have signed a letter requesting the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rescind recently published oilfield exemption guidance.

Natural gas: Ready for prime time? Part 1

| August 16, 2012

Industry begins to accept expensive natural gas engines running on cheaper fuel, in spite of power and range tradeoffs.

Low rates, high fuel ’round the world

| August 13, 2012

U.S. trucking is by no means alone today with high-fuel-price, low-rate challenges.

Owner-operator challenges, No. 5: High equipment costs

| August 10, 2012

Rates aren’t exactly keeping up with the level of cost increase for equipment, a trend owner-operators have felt hard in the last several years.

Age of U.S. fleets spikes during recession

| August 10, 2012

The average age of Class 8 trucks peaked in 2010 at almost seven years.

Results: uShip’s new online-payment system

| August 09, 2012

Carrier Dry Creek Express reports benefits of new uShip Payments collections system, now available to haulers booking freight in the uShip online marketplace.

Whence the great rates?

| August 09, 2012

Supplementing reporting on the No. 4 top owner-operator challenge -- freight rates -- here find an update on the state of pay and further anecdotes, information and perspective from trusted sources.

Fit for duty: Vets find new life in trucking

| August 09, 2012

Carriers are looking for a few good men – and women – to drive their trucks. Military veterans fill the bill.

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