Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Trump taps N.J. motor vehicle official as next FMCSA administrator

Trump taps N.J. motor vehicle official as next FMCSA administrator

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump late Monday said he would appoint Raymond Martinez of New Jersey to be administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Diesel prices decline slightly in about half of EIA regions

Diesel prices decline slightly in about half of EIA regions

On-highway diesel prices went down today in a little more than half of the Energy Information Administration’s 10 reporting sectors and the national average is a scant 3 tenths of a cent lower (to $2.788 a gallon) compared with $2.791 last week.

Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashes, documents say

Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashes, documents say

The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year, killing one person and injuring more than 200 others, were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative documents made public Thursday.

ATA names Ed Gilroy, Jay Lim to its staff as senior VPs of legislative affairs

ATA names Ed Gilroy, Jay Lim to its staff as senior VPs of legislative affairs

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations has hired Ed Gilroy as the federation’s new senior vice president of legislative affairs and Jay Lim as vice president of legislative affairs.

Diesel prices inch down after big boost last week

Diesel prices inch down after big boost last week

After diesel prices shot up last week because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to Houston area-based oil refineries, average national on-highway diesel actually went down 1.6 cents a gallon Monday, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

Nomination period for Driver of the Year Contests opens September 18

Nomination period for Driver of the Year Contests opens September 18

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) officially opened nominations for the 2017 Driver of the Year Contests, sponsored by Cummins Inc. and Love’s Travel Stops.

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