No-defect Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports no longer have to be filed

| December 09, 2014

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.

Diesel sees biggest price drop in two years, hits new multi-year low

| December 08, 2014

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 looking for owner-ops to haul loads of wreaths to cemeteries

| December 08, 2014

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.

Trucking groups urge Congress to suspend hours of service restart rules; Foxx urges otherwise

| December 08, 2014

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.

Enter pics of your decorated rig

| December 05, 2014

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.

International unveils new ProStar ES tractor built for fuel efficiency

| December 05, 2014

Navistar-International introduced Dec. 5 a truck the company says is “the best fuel efficiency package in the industry.”

Trucking employment continues to grow as economy adds jobs

| December 05, 2014

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.

Congress could force FMCSA to suspend hours of service restart rules

| December 05, 2014

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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