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March 27, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Urges Federal Government to Help Bring Down Fuel Prices

Prices at a San-Francisco area filling station.

The American Trucking Associations is urging the Bush Administration to act quickly to ensure that strategies are in place to ensure an affordable supply of oil for the nation's 3.5 million truck drivers and American consumers

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 27, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Tonnage Index Flat For February

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index remained flat in February, not losing any of January's 2.4 percent gain

Tags: Economy

March 26, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Groups Battle Over Hot Fuel Issue

The American Trucking Associations is part of a group fighting against the use of automatic temperature compensation equipment in retail fuel sales, while the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association is pushing for the device

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 25, 2008 - Industry News

East to Showcase First Aluminum Trailer at MATS

East Manufacturing celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and is celebrating by showcasing its first aluminum trailer, starting this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show

Tags: Events

March 25, 2008 - Industry News

Transportation Museum to Open in Pennsylvania

The history of over-the-road transportation rolls into Allentown, Pa., on April 12 with the opening of the America On Wheels museum

Tags: Events

March 25, 2008 - Industry News

GE to Host Free Online Seminar on Vehicle Remarketing

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services will be hosting a free online seminar April 3 on "Vehicle Remarketing - Trends that will Affect Your Bottom Line in 2008.

Tags: Events

March 24, 2008 - Industry News

International Offers Fuel Mileage Guarantee

Customers who purchase a qualifying new International DuraStar powered by a MaxxForce 7 or MaxxForce DT engine will be guaranteed fuel economy improvement of 7 percent or greate

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 24, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Inches Closer to $4 Mark

The national average price of a gallon of diesel continues to hover near the $4 mark, as the American Trucking Associations asks the government to do something about it

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 24, 2008 - Industry News

High Fuel Prices Can Erase Reefer Refunds

The recent sharp increases in the cost of fuel are having an effect on the fuel tax refunds some carriers can get in some states for the use of motor fuel off the highway

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 23, 2008 - Industry News

Minnesota Hikes Fuel Taxes

Minnesota's transportation finance bill, passed late last month over a gubernatorial veto, raises fuel taxes starting Oct. 1 but puts the brakes on privatization of highways

Tags: Highways

March 23, 2008 - Industry News

TCA Offers Contract Audioconference

The Truckload Carriers Association will sponsor an audio conference on "Recurring Issues in Shipper and Carrier Contracts" April

Tags: Events

March 23, 2008 - Industry News

ATD Offering Workshops at Convention

The American Truck Dealers will offer a variety of workshops at its 45th annual convention,

Tags: Events

March 19, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Looks to Louisville This Week for MATS

The Mid-America Trucking Show will be held this week, March 27-29, at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center in Louisville, Ky

Tags: Events

March 19, 2008 - Industry News

Dupre' Recognized for Personnel Safety

Dupre' Transport LLC operations from the Chemical, Site and Energy Distribution Services businesses will be recognized for their 2007 personnel safety performanc

March 19, 2008 - Industry News

DOT: Climate Change Could Cause Transportation Problems Along Gulf Coast

Climate change could disrupt transportation along the central Gulf Coast in the next 50 to 100 years, according to government simulations

Tags: Highways

March 19, 2008 - Industry News

Transportation Small Business Confidence Drops to 35

The Small Business Research Board's Transportation Small Business Confidence Index dropped to 35 during the fourth quarter of 2007

Tags: Economy

March 18, 2008 - Industry News

Tons Of Sand Stressed Bridge That Collapsed

Tons of sand were putting stress on the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis at the time it collapsed last August, according to the National Transportation Safety Board

Tags: Highways

March 18, 2008 - Industry News

I-95 Closed In Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has closed a 2-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Philadelphia due to severe damage of a steel-reinforced concrete colum

Tags: Highways

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel Prices Still Rising

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel last week was just under $4 a gallon, with the average topping the $4 mark in several regions of the country

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel Surpassing Labor Costs for Some

The American Trucking Associations predicts the trucking industry will spend a record $135 billion on fuel in 2008, based on current fuel price forecasts

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 17, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Launches Fuel-Hauling Service

Schneider National has added fuel-hauling capabilities to its bulk division

March 13, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit $111

The oil futures market could be in a price bubble - bad news for investors when it breaks, but good news for fuel users. Light sweet crude for April delivery closed at an all-time high of $110.33 per barrel Thursda

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 13, 2008 - Industry News

Federal Freight Index Rose 2.4% in January

The federal government's Freight Transportation Services Index rose 2.4 percent in January from its December level, matching its largest monthly increase in the last two years

Tags: Economy

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Radio Personality to Broadcast from Big Rig

Sirius Satellite Radio trucking channel personality Meredith Ochs will broadcast a live ride-along with The Chrome Shop Mafia on their way to the Mid-America Trucking Sho

Tags: Events

March 12, 2008 - Industry News

DOE Projects Lower Diesel Prices

Hold on, says the Department of Energy, that $4 diesel isn't going to last - but it's going to be higher than we originally predicted

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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