Thursday, January 18, 2018
The Nation
U.S. diesel mixed bag Monday with some up, some down; on-highway average at $2.539

U.S. diesel mixed bag Monday with some up, some down; on-highway average at $2.539

U.S. diesel prices were a mixed bag Monday, with the on-highway average dropping 5 tenths of a cent to $2.539 a gallon. Five of the Energy Information Administration’s 10 reporting regions dropped slightly from last week and four went up slightly, while one stayed the same.

Scott Manthey, senior VP safety, Interstate Distributor, presented TCA Clare Casey safety award

Scott Manthey, senior VP safety, Interstate Distributor, presented TCA Clare Casey safety award

PHOENIX — Scott Manthey, senior vice president of safety and compliance for Interstate Distributor Co. of Tacoma, Washington, has been presented the Truckload Carriers Association’s 2017 Clare C. Casey Safety Professional of the Year Award.

Rain, hail, high winds can’t dampen 35th SuperRigs; Bill Rethwisch’s Pete takes top honors

Rain, hail, high winds can’t dampen 35th SuperRigs; Bill Rethwisch’s Pete takes top honors

TULSA, Okla. — Weather took the headlines for the first two days of the 35th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest at the Exchange Center at Expo Square here but on the third day the sun was out and the story turned, as it always does, to the people of the trucking industry.

Expedite hair testing guidelines, senators tell HHS

Expedite hair testing guidelines, senators tell HHS

WASHINGTON — Five senators last Thursday sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Thomas Price requesting swift action in taking steps to what could lead to the use of hair testing for substance abuse.

4 die in accident after police say  big rig failed to slow adequately for work zone

4 die in accident after police say big rig failed to slow adequately for work zone

ROWLAND, N.C. — Collisions involving three tractor-trailers, including one hauling gasoline, and four other vehicles caused a fire on Interstate 95 on Tuesday and killed the driver of one big rig and the driver, an adult passenger and two children in a pickup truck, the State Highway Patrol said.

Daimler opens new High Desert Proving Grounds in Oregon

Daimler opens new High Desert Proving Grounds in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Thursday celebrated the completion and official opening of its new High Desert Proving Grounds in Madras, Oregon.

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