Tidbits on tolls: Where the money goes, state-by-state breakdown and more

| September 11, 2013

What states have the most tolls? And how is the money divvied up? A recent infographic offers a glimpse into questions regarding tolls in the U.S.

NJ governor vetoes owner-operator bill

| September 11, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has used his strongest veto power against legislation that would have barred owner-operators from the drayage and parcel delivery service.

4 tips for buying a used truck

| September 11, 2013

Your next truck could generate close to $1 million in revenue – possibly much more. So it’s worth taking plenty of time to make the right choice.

Diesel price flat week to week, remains down from 2012

| September 10, 2013

The national average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel did not move in the week ended Sept. 9 from the previous week, holding at $3.981 a gallon, ending a 3-week upswing.

FMCSA says it’s researching crash weighting in CSA scores

| September 10, 2013

FMCSA is studying the feasibility of incorporating crash accountability into Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores and plans to release its Crash Weighting Research Plan sometime this year, the agency says.

Trucking employment sees no activity, July numbers slashed

| September 06, 2013

The for-hire trucking industry saw no gains or losses in employment in August, but July's initial estimates were downwardly revised from 6,300 jobs gained to just 400.

Readers split on government, industry solutions to detention

| September 06, 2013

Though all recognize the problem, grown ever more onerous with further restrictions on drivers' hours with the new rules. Here, find a round-up of views and some examples of detention success.

ATRI: Cost of trucking fell in 2012 due to driver pay decrease

| September 05, 2013

A trucking business cost $1.63 a mile to operate in 2012, according to a recently released report from the American Transportation Research Institute, down 4 percent from 2011 and driven mostly by a decrease in driver wages.

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