Following a two-year probe, 28 people have been indicted for allegedly swindling $1.7 million from multiple U.S. trucking companies, says the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.
The end of winter brought with it a much needed end to another cold spell: Per mile spot market rates for van, reefer and flatbed loads.
Though Inrix's Gridlock Index showed steady traffic in December, that could mean good things for the economy, the firm says.
In December, February and January, a total of 199 cargo thefts occurred, according to FreightWatch International.
In February 2013, about 35 percent of fleet surveyed said they use electronic logs or electronic onboard recorders in all of their trucks, up from 25 percent from last May.
For the first time since mid-January, the national average retail price for a gallon of diesel fuel was below $4 a gallon.
Due to a software glitch that is causing daytime running lights to turn off, Freightliner is recalling 46,000 Cascadia model trucks.
FMCSA has submitted a rule to the Office of Management and Budget that would create a database of drivers who have failed or refused a drug or alcohol test.
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