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FMCSA extends  comment period on HOS flexibility to October 10
FMCSA extends comment period on HOS flexibility to October 10

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said today it is extending the comment period for its August 23 Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) concerning more flexibility in the..

August truck tonnage index drops 1.8 percent
August truck tonnage index drops 1.8 percent

ARLINGTON, Va. —  The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.8 percent in August after increasing 1.9 percent in July. In August, the index..

Technology & Maintenance Council report shows increase in tire issues
Technology & Maintenance Council report shows increase in tire issues

ORLANDO, Fla. — The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company, released the executive summary of their Truckload Vertical Benchmarking Study from the second..

OOIDA writes letter slamming Indiana Toll Road’s 35% truck-only hike
OOIDA writes letter slamming Indiana Toll Road’s 35% truck-only hike

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association sent a letter to Indiana governor Eric Holcomb, strongly objecting to his 35 percent truck-only toll increase on the Indiana Toll..

Carrier Transicolds gift of new reefer expanding reach of Yuma, Arizona, food bank
Carrier Transicolds gift of new reefer expanding reach of Yuma, Arizona, food bank

YUMA, Ariz. — The gift of an X4 Series Model 7300 trailer refrigeration unit from Carrier Transicold is helping to significantly expand the Yuma Community Food Bank’s “War on Hunger”..

CVSA releases 2018 Operation Safe Driver Week results
CVSA releases 2018 Operation Safe Driver Week results

GREENBELT, Md. — Commercial motor vehicle enforcement personnel patrolled roadways during Operation Safe Driver Week July 15-21 to identify CMV drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaged in unsafe driving behaviors,..

ATA says it supports bill that includes provisions on hair testing
ATA says it supports bill that includes provisions on hair testing

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations said Tuesday is strongly supports language in a Senate-passed bill aimed at combating the nation’s opioid crisis. The bill, which cleared the Senate..

Diesel prices inch up a penny to $3.268 a gallon
Diesel prices inch up a penny to $3.268 a gallon

The on-highway diesel average inched up a penny today, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported, putting diesel at $3.268 a gallon compared with the $3.258 it cost last week...

Trailer orders soar 140 percent from previous year
Trailer orders soar 140 percent from previous year

COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for August 2018 net trailer orders is 38,200 units, a hefty increase from July and an even more hefty increase from one year..

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