The U.S. Department of Transportation sent out a notice today saying that despite changes to its drug testing rules, there is still a five-panel test required.
Doesn’t it sometimes seem like people in trucking are constantly asking, “What direction is this industry headed?” That’s a complicated question that encompasses a lot of long-range topics. Who can see that far ahead? For now, Eddy Mullins is more concerned about drivers who can’t tell what direction their own trucks are headed.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 2.6 in February after rising 1.6 percent in January. In February, the index equaled 109.2 (2015=100), down from 112.1 in January.
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for excessive toll increases that OOIDA says place an undue burden on interstate commerce while improperly diverting toll revenue to other projects unrelated to the turnpike.
After five straight weeks of spiraling downward, the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) national on-highway diesel average went down again — but only by four tenths of a penny. And three of EIA’s 10 reporting sectors saw an increase.
CNN reports that Uber has removed its self-driving test cars from the roads following what officials believe to be the first fatality involving a fully autonomous car.