Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Port Manatee truckers get ministry, free lunch during annual celebration

Port Manatee truckers get ministry, free lunch during annual celebration

PALMETTO, Florida — Truckers serving Port Manatee, having been recognized with a free lunch, can look for nourishment of their souls throughout the year thanks to a new ministry of the port-based Anchor House Mission.

595-truck convoy in Pennsylvania raises money for Make-A-Wish

595-truck convoy in Pennsylvania raises money for Make-A-Wish

LANCASTER, Pa. — For 364 days of the year, the horse-drawn Amish buggy is the vehicle most commonly associated with the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. But not on Mother’s Day. On Mother’s Day, Lancaster is all about trucks.

Intermodal coalition issues new ‘Freight Can’t Wait’ booklet emphasizing infrastructure needs

Intermodal coalition issues new ‘Freight Can’t Wait’ booklet emphasizing infrastructure needs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) today at its annual meeting issued its new “Freight Can’t Wait” booklet, which highlights 43 freight projects of regional and national significance in need of federal partnership.

ATRI: Traffic congestion on national highway system adds $63.4B to trucking costs

ATRI: Traffic congestion on national highway system adds $63.4B to trucking costs

ARLINGTON, Va. — Traffic congestion on the U.S. National Highway System (NHS) added over $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to research released Tuesday by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).

Diesel sags 2.1 cents a gallon to $2.544 while oil sees ‘spike’

Diesel sags 2.1 cents a gallon to $2.544 while oil sees ‘spike’

The national on-highway diesel average sagged down 2.1 cents a gallon Monday, ringing up at $2.544 compared with $2.565 last week.

OOIDA Court of Appeals filing says FMCSA's medical form didn't go through rulemaking process

OOIDA Court of Appeals filing says FMCSA's medical form didn't go through rulemaking process

GRAIN VALLY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said in an appeal filed last week in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration overstepped its bounds when it issued a final rule two years ago with regulations that didn’t go through the rulemaking process, according to a report in Land Line magazine, the official publication of OOIDA.

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