ARLINGTON, Va. — Increasing driver wages and benefits outpaced lower fuel costs in 2016 the American Transportation Research Institute said Wednesday in releasing the findings of its 2017 update to “An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking.”
WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America (TravelCenters), operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, said that its annual campaign for the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) raised $241,310.58 for the nonprofit organization that provides assistance to professional truck drivers whose medical problems have led to financial hardship.
WASHINGTON — Talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled over tough American demands, dashing hopes that a deal can be reached this year.
SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, pleaded guilty Monday to making the deadly smuggling run.
Diesel and oil prices are often said to be “volatile,” and while diesel prices were going up and oil was going down last week, this week diesel has bounced up ever so slightly — one and one tenth of a cent — to $2.787 compared with $2.776 the week of October 9.
Officials representing state departments of transportation, industry groups and labor urged Congress to infuse the Highway Trust Fund with sustainable new revenues, and to make additional major investments in transportation infrastructure.