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October used heavy truck sales up 7% for month and year, ACT reports

October used heavy truck sales up 7% for month and year, ACT reports

October used Class 8 truck sales increased 7 percent from the previous month, transportation analyst firm ACT Research reported November 22, making up a large chunk of an 11 percent decrease in September.

Bottom of tonnage cycle nears with 0.3% decrease in October, Costello says

Bottom of tonnage cycle nears with 0.3% decrease in October, Costello says

October’s American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.3 percent in October to 131.6, following a revised 6.3 percent drop during September, ATA reported today.

FTR’s September Trucking Conditions Index reflects modest market tightening

FTR’s September Trucking Conditions Index reflects modest market tightening

Transportation analyst firm FTRs Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) posted a reading of 5.47, a small drop from August, FTR reported today.

Diesel takes 2.2-cent tumble from last week; selling at $2.421 a gallon

Diesel takes 2.2-cent tumble from last week; selling at $2.421 a gallon

U.S. on-highway diesel prices slipped 2.2 cents Monday to $2.421 a gallon, compared with $2.443 it was selling for last week.

Ports of L.A., Long Beach pursue next phase of Clean Action Plan

Ports of L.A., Long Beach pursue next phase of Clean Action Plan

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are “aggressively deploying zero and near-zero emission trucks and cargo-handling equipment and expanding programs that reduce ship emissions” as part of the next phase of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP), spokesmen said.

Court: Crete can require drivers with BMI of 35 to get sleep apnea testing, treatment

Court: Crete can require drivers with BMI of 35 to get sleep apnea testing, treatment

ST. LOUIS — Crete Carrier Corp. did not act improperly by requiring drivers with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or more to undergo sleep apnea testing and treatment, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously last month.

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