Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Nation
Weekly diesel price drops half a penny to $2.956

Weekly diesel price drops half a penny to $2.956

WASHINGTON — For five consecutive weeks the U.S. retail on-highway diesel average dropped, then last week the price was up $0.033 and this week it dropped again albeit only $0.005 per gallon, according to information provided by the Energy Information Administration.

NATSO president protests opening of HMSHost Corp. on I-95 in Delaware

NATSO president protests opening of HMSHost Corp. on I-95 in Delaware

WASHINGTON — The president and CEO of the National Association of Truck Stop Operators has taken issue with economic claims made by the state of Delaware in the wake of the opening of a new HMSHost Corp. facility at the Delaware Welcome Travel Center Plaza located on Interstate 95 near Wilmington, Del.

Michigan drivers reminded: Keep 'Thumbs on the Wheel'

Michigan drivers reminded: Keep 'Thumbs on the Wheel'

LANSING, Mich. — Drivers across Michigan are being encouraged to keep their "Thumbs on the Wheel."

DOT releases funds to address parking shortages for truckers in five states

DOT releases funds to address parking shortages for truckers in five states

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood recently released $6 million to help address truck parking shortages in five states.

Prescribed minimum cargo insurance eliminated next year for most haulers

Prescribed minimum cargo insurance eliminated next year for most haulers

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration effective March 21, 2011, eliminated the requirement for most for-hire motor common carriers of property and freight forwarders to maintain cargo insurance in prescribed minimum amounts and file evidence of this insurance with FMCSA.

Volvo to recall 63,788 2001-2006 VNL, VNM models for drag link inspection

Volvo to recall 63,788 2001-2006 VNL, VNM models for drag link inspection

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America has told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it plans to recall more than 63,000 heavy trucks over concerns a defective part could lead to a complete loss of steering.

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