Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Nation
Trucker says he blacked out before 2015 crash, charged with vehicular homicide

Trucker says he blacked out before 2015 crash, charged with vehicular homicide

PHILADELPHIA — A truck driver who said a medical condition caused him to black out before a crash that killed two Italian tourists and their bus driver in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains has been charged in the deadly crash.

Governor proposes deal to solve Wisconsin road budget impasse

Governor proposes deal to solve Wisconsin road budget impasse

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker put forward what he's calling a "reasonable proposal" to break a state budget impasse that may hinge on Wisconsin getting 10 times more money than usual from the federal government to pay for roads.

38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held next week

38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held next week

WALCOTT, Iowa – The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off next week at the Iowa 80 Truckstop.

Rebecca Yoder, president of Elite Service Inc., named July WIT Member of the Month

Rebecca Yoder, president of Elite Service Inc., named July WIT Member of the Month

PLOVER, Wis. — Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has named Rebecca Yoder as its July Member of the Month. Yoder is president of Elite Service Inc., located in Pennsylvania.

Heartland Express acquires Interstate Distributor Co.

Heartland Express acquires Interstate Distributor Co.

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — Heartland Express, one of North America’s largest truckload transportation companies, said Thursday it has acquired 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Interstate Distributor Co. of Tacoma, Washington, from Saltchuk Resources.

Diesel prices take small uptick of 7 tenths of a penny to $2.472

Diesel prices take small uptick of 7 tenths of a penny to $2.472

They had to go up sometime. Since May 30, when diesel jumped 3.2 cents a gallon to $2.571, diesel prices have been spiraling downward, but the Monday before July 4 they inched up 7 tenths of a penny to $2.472, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

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