Depressed diesel prices here to stay? DOE says 2015 average to be under $3

| January 15, 2015

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.

UPDATE: I-75 South closed at milemarker 84 in Tenn., later reopened

| January 15, 2015

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.

Readers sound off on FMCSA’s border move

| January 15, 2015

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.

BigRoad e-log with ECM connection officially available

| January 14, 2015

The BigRoad software developer will announce Jan. 15 the availability of its DashLink engine-connected electronic logging device.

NTSB asks trucking regulators to require sleep apnea screening, collision mitigation tech

| January 14, 2015

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.

19 drivers named America’s Road Team Captains

| January 14, 2015

The Volvo-sponsored program is designed to field a team of drivers to represent trucking to the public.

Old restart rules vs. new: FMCSA expects to begin study this month

| January 14, 2015

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.

J.J. Keller e-log system updated to reflect restart change

| January 14, 2015

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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