Diesel snaps short upswing, falls slightly

| July 08, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped seven-tenths of a cent to $3.913 in the week ended July 7, according to the Dept. of Energy, snapping the short two-week uptick in the price of diesel.

Driver helps motorist whose car collided with a deer

| July 08, 2014

Gary de Vos has been named the latest Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he helped a man whose car had been in a serious accident after his car hit a deer on the highway.

Truckers strike at L.A. port over wages, working conditions

| July 08, 2014

The Port of Los Angeles has reported no cargo traffic disruptions during the first day of an indefinite truckers strike over wages and working conditions at three area drayage companies.

Trucker found shot in truck in Detroit, rig burned

| July 07, 2014

A truck driver was found in Detroit June 27 shot to death inside his truck, which had been set on fire, according to multiple news reports from local news stations.

Peterbilt, Kenworth loyalty cards have $4k in offers

| July 07, 2014

The Peterbilt Preffered Card and the Kenworth Priveleges Loyalty Card programs each feature offers that can save operators up to $4,000 a year on parts, accessories and service, the truck makers' parent company Paccar announced ...

Love’s re-opens in Erick, OK

| July 07, 2014

Love's Travel Stops recently announced the opening of a new travel stop in Eric, Okla., on I-40, Exit 7. The location replaces the Erick location previously opened in 1989.

Ryder names its carriers of the year

| July 07, 2014

Ryder Systems last week announced its selections for top carriers in its annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award, which recognizes carriers in metrics like on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation for the previous calendar year.

CSA’s Fallout: Trapped in a CSA nightmare

| July 07, 2014

Part 1 of this story of how one small fleet operator got stuck in "safety jail" as a Conditional safety rating, a high BASIC score in hours and violations compounded and business vanished.

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