Diesel reaches highest price point since 2008

| February 26, 2013

Since diesel prices began their ascent in the middle of January, the national average diesel price has shot up 26 cents to $4.159 a gallon.

Broker bond increase challenge gets new backer

| February 26, 2013

The National Association for Minority Truckers has joined the Association of Independent Property Brokers and Agents in calling for legislative repeal of increased surety requirements for brokers and freight forwarders.

Load securement: Minding your CSA score

| February 25, 2013

How cargo securement impacts Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores and what carriers and drivers can do to keep from getting dinged for load securement violations.

Get your load on, redux

| February 22, 2013

More photos of hot, heavy, big, tall or just plain odd loads from readers around the U.S. and beyond.

Washington state bill would bar owner-operators from port

| February 22, 2013

Washington House members are considering bills to requiring Port of Seattle to bar owner-operators and altering the state’s definition of independent contractors.

Stay in control of your warranty

| February 22, 2013

Manufacturers can invalidate warranties for many reasons. Here are some tips to keep you in the clear.

Tenth Mexican carrier gets U.S. operating authority

| February 21, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a tenth Mexican carrier authority while it awaits a court’s decision regarding the cross-border trucking pilot program.

Remembering Douglas Bench, 1967-2013

| February 20, 2013

Small fleet owner Douglas Bench passed away in January at the age of 45 -- he leaves behind a strong trucking business with family members as monument to his life.

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