Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Nation
SRT increasing pay for experienced drivers up to 6 cents per mile

SRT increasing pay for experienced drivers up to 6 cents per mile

TEXARKANA, Ark. — More money, no tricks.

Diesel takes hefty increase of 4.5 cents per gallon to $3.070

Diesel takes hefty increase of 4.5 cents per gallon to $3.070

Diesel prices shot up 4 ½ cents per gallon Monday, from $3.025 last week to $3.070 a gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

Soy coalition wants heavier trucks allowed on interstates

Soy coalition wants heavier trucks allowed on interstates

ANKENY, Iowa — The Soy Transportation Coalition wants to see heavier trucks on the nation’s interstate highway system.

DTNA launches new digital platform for spot loads using Loadsmart app

DTNA launches new digital platform for spot loads using Loadsmart app

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is launching a new digital platform for its contracted freight carriers in the United States to match them with the company’s spot loads using a customized version of an app developed by Loadsmart.

Federal highway and transit outlays lag as sector awaits action by policymakers

Federal highway and transit outlays lag as sector awaits action by policymakers

WASHINGTON — At a time when policymakers are considering whether to increase federal investment in transportation infrastructure, data from the U.S. Treasury show that cash expenditures for federal-aid highway programs flattened for fiscal 2017 and actually declined in the first three months of fiscal 2018.

PrePass provider HELP joins partnership to help rescue trafficking victims

PrePass provider HELP joins partnership to help rescue trafficking victims

PHOENIX — HELP Inc., the nonprofit provider of PrePass services, has joined Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the Arizona Trucking Association and PrePass carrier Albertsons to form a new statewide partnership to help rescue victims of human trafficking.

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