Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Nation
Ready or not, the ELD mandate’s coming soon. So, what if too many are not ready?

Ready or not, the ELD mandate’s coming soon. So, what if too many are not ready?

What will the run-up to the ELD mandate deadline is going to be like — how many carriers still need ELDs? Will there be an eleventh-hour stampede for ELDs? Will ELD providers be able to meet the last-minute demand?

Maverick Transportation institutes $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers

Maverick Transportation institutes $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas-based Maverick Transportation LLC, recently announced its new $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers.

Diesel continues upswing, increases 2.4 cents a gallon to $2.531

Diesel continues upswing, increases 2.4 cents a gallon to $2.531

Diesel prices are on the upswing again, with on-highway diesel increasing 2.4 cents a gallon today and edging above the $2.50-a-gallon mark to $2.531, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. It was $2.507 the week prior.

Deadly crashes spur calls for tractor-trailer side guards

Deadly crashes spur calls for tractor-trailer side guards

ALBANY, N.Y. — Fifty years after actress Jayne Mansfield died in a Buick that slammed underneath a tractor-trailer, auto safety advocates say regulations inspired by that gruesome crash need updating to prevent hundreds of similar deaths annually.

PierPass says its OffPeak program diverting 40M truck trips from daytime traffic

PierPass says its OffPeak program diverting 40M truck trips from daytime traffic

LONG BEACH, Calif. — PierPass Inc. says its OffPeak program has diverted more than 40 million truck trips out of weekday daytime traffic in the Los Angeles area since the program began 12 years ago this week.

Trucks carry 63.4% of U.S.-NAFTA freight

Trucks carry 63.4% of U.S.-NAFTA freight

WASHINGTON — Trucks carried 63.4 percent of U.S.-North American Free Trade Agreement freight and continued to be the most heavily utilized mode for moving goods to and from both U.S.-NAFTA partners, the Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported Thursday.

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