National diesel price remains mostly flat, still above $4

| March 10, 2014

March diesel price swings continue to come in more lamb than lion: The national average diesel price climbed slightly, up a half-cent to $4.021 in the week ended March 10.

uShip, eBay ink agreement on larger-than-parcel items

| March 10, 2014

uShip will be a featured option for buyer-arranged transport in eBay categories were items of 150 lbs. or greater are common.

Audit says CSA data process still flawed, hinders program’s effectiveness

| March 10, 2014

FMCSA's data collection process for its CSA program has shortcomings the agency needs to address, according to an audit, or the agency won't be able to "effectively implement" the program or address some of the major concerns of the trucking industry.

CARB proposes delaying, changing some emissions requirements for owner-operators

| March 07, 2014

California's Air Resources Board this week officially unveiled some proposed changes to its Truck & Bus Rule emissions regulations, potentially allowing owner-operators and small fleets some additional routes to compliance.

Operator tops hill, slams jackknifed flatbedder — Could he have prevented it?

| March 07, 2014

Truck driver John Doe topped a hill in the middle of a snow storm then crashed into a jackknifed rig in the middle of the road. Could he have prevented the accident?

For-hire trucking employment unchanged in February as U.S. adds 175k

| March 07, 2014

The for-hire trucking industry did not add or lose any payroll jobs in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, per the DOL, who also downwardly revised January's job gains to 2,600.

Sorting through highway funding plans: Several irons in the fire

| March 06, 2014

With Highway Trust Fund bankruptcy and the expiration of the MAP-21 act looming, here's a look at some of the key proposals so far to stabilize highway money and fund the next bill.

House approves bill to exempt some fuel haulers from hours regs until May 31

| March 05, 2014

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.

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