Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Nation
Goodyear celebrates 35 years of Highway Heroes; finalists named for prestigious award

Goodyear celebrates 35 years of Highway Heroes; finalists named for prestigious award

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its Highway Hero Award on Thursday, March 22, via a special event that will take place during the week of the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

Diesel prices go downhill by 3.6 cents, national on-highway average at $3.027

Diesel prices go downhill by 3.6 cents, national on-highway average at $3.027

On-highway diesel prices were all going downhill today, with the national average reported at $3.027, down 3.6 cents a gallon from last week, when it was $3.063, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

Insurance company starts campaign to make distracted driving as frowned upon as drunk driving

Insurance company starts campaign to make distracted driving as frowned upon as drunk driving

Image-wise, the insurance industry doesn’t usually inspire warm fuzzies. To most of us, an insurer’s interest in human pain and suffering looks to be strictly a matter of business, expressed in cumbersome, nearly undecipherable paperwork, jacked-up premiums and dispassionate number-crunching.

Mississippi lieutenant governor unveils  infrastructure funding plan

Mississippi lieutenant governor unveils infrastructure funding plan

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's lieutenant governor wants to divert existing revenue and borrow to provide more money for roads and bridges over the next six years.

3 ex-staff of Pilot Flying J convicted in rebate scam

3 ex-staff of Pilot Flying J convicted in rebate scam

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Three of four former employees of truck stop chain Pilot Flying J who have been on trial since November were convicted Thursday in connection with a rebate scam.

Trump shows willingness to raise fuel taxes

Trump shows willingness to raise fuel taxes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled his openness to a 25-cent fuel tax increase to help pay for his infrastructure proposal.

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