Agency orders six carriers, one driver to shut down

| December 21, 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been on a cleaning sweep since late November.

Vehicle Miles Traveled tax proposed in House

| December 20, 2012

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) proposed a bill into the House that would, if passed, implement a pilot program to test the feasibility of a tax on miles traveled.

One hauler’s rate benchmark and more on pricing

| December 20, 2012

Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.

NY decides against truck toll hikes

| December 19, 2012

A preliminary plan to raise tolls on truck drivers traveling the New York Thruway has been scrapped in favor of a new plan that involves shoring up spending and better asset management.

Truckpocalypse: What happens when America’s trucks stop

| December 19, 2012

If all trucks in the U.S. were halted tomorrow, what would happen with water and food supplies, fuel availability, healthcare, banks, the retail segment, manufacturing and emergency responders?

Navistar records $3 billion net loss in 2012

| December 19, 2012

Navistar reported a loss of $2.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, stemming largely from restructuring efforts and warranty claims on its 2010 MaxxForce engines.

Diesel prices continue to tumble

| December 18, 2012

The average price in the U.S. for a gallon of diesel dropped again this week — 4.6 cents to $3.945.

ATA, agency to square off in court over hours rule

| December 14, 2012

The American Trucking Associations will present oral arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's hours-of-service rule March 15.

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