In economic barometers for the trucking industry released in the past week, trucking employment continued its years-long gains and Class 8 orders surged.
Federal rules pertaining to broker surety filings are in flux following congressional action last year that raised the minimum bond from $10,000 to $75,000. Still, basic procedures for filing are expected to remain.
Average owner-operators miles have dropped 21 percent over 10 years, according to ATBS. With data showing a concurrent income increase, it's clear operators have seen some improvement over the decade.
Panels at speakers at TCA's convention in Las Vegas talked EOBRs, hours of service, driver shortage and drug testing policies.
Steel coil haulers can now bring coils to and from Alabama without additional certification above what's required by federal law.
Spot market rates in February continued a now three-month-long downward slide in February, save for a one-penny increase in flatbed rates.
It's not yellow, but it is rugged and built for on-the-job conditions.
New data and opposition to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed budget might impact his plan to institute a 5.5 percent sales tax on trucking and other services.
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