UPDATED — No place like home: More winter-trucking photos

| February 25, 2015

Got a wintry trucking photo handy? Share it via the upload form in our readers' gallery. We'll update this story with photos as they come in through the week.

President Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

| February 24, 2015

President Obama informed the Senate today (Feb. 24) that he has vetoed a bill passed this month that would have approved the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

TCA commits to hiring 50k military vets

| February 24, 2015

The Truckload Carriers Association, in partnership with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT, has announced a commitment on behalf of its 700 member companies to hire 50,000 veterans and military spouses into the trucking industry over the next four years.

Mackinac Bridge in Michigan reopened after morning closure in whiteout conditions

| February 24, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation reported the Mackinac Bridge reopened mid-afternoon following a multiple-vehicle crash and near-zero visibility with blowing snow that closed it mid-morning.

Strike! For .. lower freight rates?

| February 24, 2015

Errant headline from a Colombian driver strike. Also: More on fuel surcharges: 3 in 4 readers collecting/charging fuel surcharges per mile report a base mpg between 5 and 7.

Diesel inches upward again in third consecutive weekly increase

| February 24, 2015

The national average price, however, is still down $1.117 from the same week last year, and the DOE still projects the U.S. diesel price to average $2.83 in 2015.

Court approves end of federal oversight of Teamsters, union to regain independence

| February 24, 2015

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters last week announced that its recent deal with regulators to end the quarter-century of oversight of its finances and operations has been approved by a federal judge, and a five-year phase-out schedule will begin this year.

Trucker in Tracy Morgan vs. Walmart case makes another attempt to delay lawsuit

| February 23, 2015

The truck operator at the center of Tracy Morgan’s lawsuit against Walmart and its private fleet has filed an appeal against a judge’s recent ruling that allowed the case to proceed in light of the criminal case against the driver.

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