A federal rule to eliminate the requirement that drivers submit a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report will go into effect Dec. 18, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced today.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped 7 cents in the week ended Dec. 8 to $3.535.
Wreaths Across America is making a last-minute push to secure the trucks it needs to haul wreaths nationwide to cemeteries around the country as part of its annual wreath laying ceremonies, intended to memorialize fallen veterans.
Several trucking industry groups offered their support over the weekend for Congressional action that would suspend two key provisions of hours-of-service rules for truck drivers and make FMCSA better justify the rule.
One way to beat the holiday blahs is to bring a little bit of rolling Christmas spirit with you. It’s hard to feel like a Grinch when your truck is twinkling and bright.
Navistar-International introduced Dec. 5 a truck the company says is “the best fuel efficiency package in the industry.”
The for-hire trucking industry added 3,000 jobs in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Department of Labor’s monthly employment report. The U.S. economy as a whole added 321,000 non-farm jobs in the month.
A major spending bill in the works in Congress could include a major provision for the trucking industry: Direction to suspend parts of the 2013 federal hours of service rule.
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