Per-mile rates on the spot market fell for the fourth straight month in October, mostly in line with seasonal trends, but they remained strong and much higher than Octobers in recent years, according to data released Nov. 3 by Internet Truckstop.
Will a Republican-controlled Congress affect the trucking industry? More specifically, will a Republican takeover of the Senate benefit the trucking industry?
Results showed two-thirds of all survey respondents "said they would feel less safe sharing the road with driverless semi-trucks," a majority showing no change in sentiment even "if it meant cheaper consumer products or reduced carbon emissions."
What would be best for trucking: A still divided Congress with Republicans in control of the House, Democrats of the Senate? Or do you hope one party takes both? Tell us here.
The first in a series of Voices podcasts airing editorial comment on a variety of issues, here stemming from discussion of both sleeper berth period flexibility and FMCSA's planned liability insurance hike in D.C. Call 530-208-6423 at any time to record a message.
Polling of Overdrive readers on the ISIS threat showed a marked shift from prior sentiment on further military adventures in the Middle East.
Caterpillar added a second model to its new line of vocationally focused work trucks with the unveiling of the Class 8 CT681 truck Oct. 30 at the company’s Edwards Proving Grounds outside of Peoria, Ill.
The Capitol Christmas tree's yearly trek from to D.C. has begun. The tree was cut down this week and loaded onto a trailer bound for Washington, D.C. Kenworth has the honors of hauling the truck this year, and its using a specially designed T880 to pull the Heil flatbed the tree is loaded on.
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