Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Diesel prices slide down the slope 2.4 cents a gallon to $2.465

Diesel prices slide down the slope 2.4 cents a gallon to $2.465

On-highway diesel prices dropped again this week nearly 2-and-a-half cents to $2.465 a gallon compared with $2.489 last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

FHWA: Highway traffic up 1.5 percent already over 2016 at this time

FHWA: Highway traffic up 1.5 percent already over 2016 at this time

Traffic on U.S. roads is up 1.5 percent in year-over-year comparisons, says a report in the American Association of Highway and Transportation Officials Journal. Put another way, motorists drove 15.2 million miles in just the first four months of 2017.

Driver with professional ‘creds’ explains why drivers sometimes feel like ‘throwaways’

Driver with professional ‘creds’ explains why drivers sometimes feel like ‘throwaways’

The feedback over The New York Times article about professional truck drivers, one of whom made the headline with the comment about truckers being “throwaway people,” continues to wind up in our inbox.

ATA congratulates qualifiers for this year’s truck driving championships Aug. 9-12

ATA congratulates qualifiers for this year’s truck driving championships Aug. 9-12

ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, the American Trucking Associations congratulated qualifiers for the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships and announced key details about the special 80th running of the event.

CVSA to hold Brake Safety Day September 7

CVSA to hold Brake Safety Day September 7

GREENBELT, Md. — The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Day is scheduled for September 7.

Rolling Strong launches new mobile health and wellness platform at TCA conference

Rolling Strong launches new mobile health and wellness platform at TCA conference

RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Rolling Strong, a provider of driver wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers as well as owner-operators, unveiled a new mobile health and wellness platform at the recent Truckload Carriers Association’s 2017 WorkForce Builders Conference (WFBCON).

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