Concerned about oil and diesel prices? In the April 15 edition, The Trucker covers why prices have increased and when it’s expected to stabilize. The Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act has been introduced to fund $755 million for new truck parking spaces. It’s not clear when or if this legislation will pass, although The Trucker covers state transportation departments and businesses that are working to increase truck parking. Also in the April 15 edition, Bestpass acquires the Maryland Motor Truck Association tolling program, the Indiana Department of Transportation looks to assist overweight loads and February weather has brought a temporary setback to trucking volumes. In the At the Truck Stop section, Gerald Fritts, Jr., shares his life on and off the road and his new life in retirement.
The Trucker News Staff produces engaging content for not only TheTrucker.com, but also The Trucker Newspaper, which has been serving the trucking industry for more than 30 years. With a focus on drivers, the Trucker News Staff aims to provide relevant, objective content pertaining to the trucking segment of the transportation industry. The Trucker News Staff is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.