The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell again in the week ended May 12, dropping 1.6 cents to $3.948. The decreases could be the beginning of the DOE-predicted summer decline, when the national average price is expected to slide to a $3.87 summer average.
A proposed rule prohibiting carriers, shippers, brokers and others from coercing drivers to drive beyond hours of service limits or other federal rules has been released by FMCSA, and the agency is taking public comment for 90 days.
While the expectation of privacy and freedom of business choice are two different things, both tend to dominate ELD concerns... More voices on the mandate.
That only tells a part of the story. In reader Jim Stewart's eyes, the regulatory drag on the trucking business is finally registering with customers where it counts: rates. What do you think?
Lawsuits filed against Caterpillar claim that its 2007-2010 year model ACERT C13 and C15 engines were defective and that the company concealed the information from buyers and owners.
All of your records should be converted into a profit and loss statement at the end of every month to show miles, revenue, costs and how much money you made or lost.
Bored with the same old CDs and satellite radio programs to tickle your ears while you’re on the road? If you’ve got internet access, you can liven up those long hours with some fresh programming that suits your mood and interests.
Flatbed rates soared again in April, setting another high. And although reefer and dry van rates fell off a bit, both are still near all-time highs.
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