COLUMBUS, Ind. — Class 8 same-dealer used truck sales volumes experienced an unexpected rebound in May, making up for the prior month’s decline, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research.
WASHINGTON — While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Safety Measurement System used to identify commercial motor vehicle carriers at high risk for future crashes is conceptually sound, several features of its implementation need improvement, says a new Congressionally-mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
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.
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.
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.
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.