U.S. House members have approved a measure that would extend hours-of-service exemptions for propane and home heating fuel haulers to May 31.
The number of cargo thefts recorded in 2013 tied 2012's all-time high of 951, according to an annual report, which also said that better organization and innovation by thieves continues to push the threat of cargo theft higher.
Truck and engine maker Navistar International recorded a net loss of $248 million in the first quarter of the 2014 fiscal year, per an announcement from the company March 5.
Today, it feels like we're on more solid footing with not only a wider swathe of industry opinion but also among the general public, where tolls sentiment has generally trended dead-set against pricing existing interstates.
Per-mile rates on the spot market saw healthy spikes in all three segments — flatbed, reefer and dry van — in February, pushing rates to big year over year gains and setting a record for dry van loads, according to Internet Truckstop.
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In light of severe cold temperatures impacting much of the country and some nationwide fuel distribution problems, FMCSA and some states have continued issuance of hours-of-service waivers for fuel haulers and, now, some other relief loads, like road salt, food and livestock.
And so ends the most recent — and rather large — upswing in diesel prices seen in late January and all of February, as the national average diesel price fell in the week ended March 3 one-tenth of a cent to $4.016, according to the Department of Energy.
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