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National fuel prices drop below $2.30 per gallon average

Diesel prices across the U.S. dropped for a sixth consecutive week during the week ending Dec. 21, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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ELD mandate pre-2000 exemption: Manufacture date or model year?

The short answer is that FMCSA intends to draw the line according to model year, not date of manufacture. The long answer is that mixing language on model year and date of manufacture only complicates things for operators, eventual enforcement...

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FMCSA launches first phase of Unified Registration System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched the first phase of its new Unified Registration System on Dec. 12.

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Navistar nears settlement with SEC in emissions-related probe

Navistar International said Thursday the company hopes to pay a fine as part of a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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President signs spending package that includes continuation of 34-hour restart regs suspension

The U.S. House passed Friday the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that continues the suspension of certain 2013-implemented hours-of-service rules.

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Mailbag: Answering a few ELD mandate questions, and more trucking views

In this Channel 19 edition of Overdrive Radio podcast edition a few ELD-mandate-related questions answered, and a round-up of ongoing commentary coming in on the podcast line...

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Navistar posts $184M loss for 2015 FY, fourth straight annual loss

Navistar International Corporation Thursday reported a fourth quarter 2015 net loss of $50 million, an improvement of $22 million from a fourth quarter 2014.

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Cargo theft risk increased in next two weeks, firm warns

Two three-day holiday weekends next week and the week after create greater opportunity for cargo thieves to capitalize on unattended freight and equipment, FreightWatch International warns.

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Van spot market update: Can you guess the worst-performing lanes of the week?

"What goes up must come down," says DAT's Ken Harper, who notes laws of gravity as a general rule might well be applied to "to truck loads and rates on the spot market," particularly as seen this past week.

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Rollback of 34-hour restart regs further entrenched by Congressional budget deal

FMCSA will have to prove its 2013-implemented rules are better for driver fatigue and highway safety than previous hours rules before they can go back into effect, Congress directs.

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