Diesel hits lowest price since December, falls another cent

| June 16, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 1 cent in the week ended June 16 to $3.882, according to the government. That's the seventh week in a row that the national price has fallen, hitting its lowest point since the week ended Dec. 23.

House bill would nix gas tax, add tax to crude oil, index diesel tax to fuel economy

| June 16, 2014

As the Highway Trust Fund's insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal the federal gas tax in favor of other funding options, like taxing oil barrels and indexing the diesel tax to inflation and fleet fuel economy.

Finalist Emily Weymouth: ‘I’m a very real individual and I like to just be me’

| June 16, 2014

Weymouth has been driving for about two years and hopes to get an OTR job once she has more experience.

Schneider unveils Haul of Fame, inducts 179 drivers

| June 16, 2014

Schneider announced this month it has created a new honors program for its drivers, the Haul of Fame, to recognize drivers who have achieved 3 million consecutive safe miles or 20 consecutive years of safe ...

Dairy Queen/Orange Julius open at Joplin 44 Petro

| June 16, 2014

The Joplin 44 Petro in Joplin, Mo., has added a Dairy Queen/Orange Julius to its food court. It opened earlier this month and offers a full line of ice cream and fruit smoothie produces, as ...

I-15 to be bottlenecked in Calif. until December

| June 16, 2014

As part of the Interstate 15 Cajon Pass Rehabilitation Project, northbound lanes on I-15 from Highway 138 to Oak Hill Road will be reduced down to four lanes until December 2014, save for July 4th ...

‘Restart’ hits the mainstream; rhyming couplets for the road

| June 14, 2014

As with Anne Ferro's now-infamous blog post about the Congressional efforts relative to the restart, NPR's report on hours makes it sound like an attack on the entire rule is at issue.

PIB tip: Save every receipt, no matter how small

| June 13, 2014

Why “tip” the taxman? Place an envelope in your truck for collecting your receipts and send them at the end of each month to your business services provider, who can then provide you with a monthly profit and loss statement as well as accurate quarterly tax estimates.

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