Crude oil is expected to remain low — and so is diesel. 2015's average price could be $1 lower than 2014's, according to the Department of Energy's latest forecast.
Detour routes for Southbound haulers on I-75 are in place: take I-40 West from I-75 South/I-40 West split in Knoxville to Exit 364 to U.S. 321 back to I-75 South.
U.S. truck operators see cheaper rates, more crashes and lower driver pay as possible effects of FMCSA's expansion of cross-border trucking with Mexico.
The BigRoad software developer will announce Jan. 15 the availability of its DashLink engine-connected electronic logging device.
NTSB has asked FMCSA to implement several rules related to medical requirements for truck operators, mandates for use of crash avoidance tech on trucks and trailers and a nationwide ban on electronics use while driving.
The Volvo-sponsored program is designed to field a team of drivers to represent trucking to the public.
FMCSA must study the groups for five months and will assess things like crashes and near crashes, operator fatigue and alertness and health of the drivers.
The recent enforcement suspension of the 34-hour restart restrictions has been incorporated into J. J. Keller’s Encompass E-Log system, the company announced.
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