What goes up, must come down, and retreating oil prices are finally having an impact on diesel prices, albeit a small one, as on-highway diesel was down two-tenths of a penny today to $2.596, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island officials have rejected a plan to ban tractor-trailers from many state roads that would allow drivers to avoid paying upcoming truck tolls, but say they'll reconsider the proposal.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday it is planning to revisit provisions of the Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel-efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty engines following concerns raised by stakeholders in the trailer and glider industry.
WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers, will be providing coffee, showers, truck maintenance and other services during the 2017 Great American Trucking Show next week, August 24-26 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, booth No. 15022.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Virginia-licensed truck driver Carlos Alberto Garcia to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving. Police in the city of 30,000 responded to 11 other overdose reports that day, including a woman who crashed her car just before a highway entrance.