The national average price of on-highway diesel rose 6.8 cents this week — the highest week-to-week jump since February — coming on the heels of increased likelihood of U.S. military intervention in Syria.
In the final installment of this series, longtime drivers Kenny Frye, Jim Hoskins, John Minders and Mike Hogan offer views on the quality of professional entering the industry today.
Per-mile rates on the spot market fell in all three segments in August — the first time all three have dropped since January.
News of new grant funding available for truck DPF retrofits and truck replacements for California-based owner-operators shows limitations of California's grant programs.
Detailing the next Kevin Rutherford Signature trucks and trailers utilizing pre-emissions Fitzgerald Glider Kits engine technology among many more features toward max fuel economy.
Part 2 in this series examines carrier management and driver views on solutions to improved conditions to attract people to the trucking industry.
The Clean Ports Act, introduced for the third time in as many years in Congress, would give states and local jurisdictions more authority over interstate commerce.
Is higher driver compensation just around the corner? This series -- part 1 available here -- looks at the tightening of the employment market for drivers, and the potential for a rate boost.
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