Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

| April 17, 2013

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

Pilot raid unrelated to tax issues, says CEO

| April 17, 2013

The FBI and IRS raid of Pilot Flying J's headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., is "does not involve any tax issues," said the company's CEO.

State legislatures consider fuel tax increase as highway funding option

| April 16, 2013

New Hampshire, Maryland and Massachusetts are all eying potential increases in tax on fuel as a means to increase revenue and support transportation projects in the states.

Shell, TA team up to build nationwide natural gas network

| April 16, 2013

Up to 100 existing TravelCenters of America and Petro Shopping Centers sites will soon be receiving at least two liquified natural gas fueling lanes, per the agreement.

Ohio approves 2.7 percent toll hike, speed limit increases

| April 15, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill which includes a proposed 2.7 percent annual increase in Turnpike truck tolls through 2023 and approves speed increases on some roadways.

Load by phone: How operators are using online tools

| April 15, 2013

Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.

Is trucking ready for more freight? ATA says so, despite infrastructure hazards

| April 11, 2013

The expanded Panama Canal is expected to bring with it an abundance of freight for the U.S. trucking industry. Is it prepared for it?

On dying breeds — and free pickup bedliners!

| April 11, 2013

When talking about past "outlaw" segments of trucking culture, owner-operators are hardly the primary participants. (Also: a contest from Plastikote to win a free pickup bedliner -- you're welcome.)

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