March 6, 2007 - Industry News
Commercial truck drivers need greater flexibility within federal driver work and rest rules to allow drivers to select sleep times and duration based on individual need, according to a study released Tuesday
February 23, 2007 - Industry News
U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced Frida
U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced toda
February 21, 2007 - Industry News
USA Energy Independence Publications announces the first-ever directory covering both E85 ethanol fuel and biodiesel Fuel retail stations nationwide. Designed to help the Flex Fuel Vehicl
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February 9, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to amend its safety regulations to promote greater motor carrier use of “employer notification systems.”
Shell Lubricants has announced that Shell Rotella T with Triple Protection technology heavy-duty motor oil meets new Caterpillar specifications, ECF-1-a, ECF-2 for pre-2007 on- and off-highway diesel engines.
February 6, 2007 - Industry News
Diesel prices will average $2.60 this year, down from $2.71 last year but still well above the $2.41 average for 2005, according to the latest short-term energy outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
February 5, 2007 - Industry News
The Bush Administration is requesting $67 billion for 2008 to finance key transportation construction, congestion relief and safety programs, and to provide the framework for reforming the aviation system
New Mystik JT-8 Emissions Management Technology (EMT) engine oil is specifically formulated to exceed the American Petroleum Institute’s CJ-4 requirement for today’s high-performance diesel engines.
January 29, 2007 - Industry News
The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) has responded to a bill introduced by Florida State Senator Victor D. Crist that would prohibit the use of retreaded tires on most commercial vehicles on Florida highways
January 11, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has announced its support for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed rule regarding the use of electronic on-board recording devices (EOBRs) on commercial vehicles.
Truck and bus companies with a history of serious hours of service violations may be required to install electronic on-board recorders in all of their commercial vehicles for a minimum of two years, according to a proposed rul
January 10, 2007 - Industry News
Truck transportation, couriers and messengers, and warehousing and storage revenues reached $292 billion in 2005, up from $266 billion the year before, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday
January 3, 2007 - Industry News
An online survey about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours of service regulations shows three out of four drivers admit to have violated the agency’s hours of service regulations, and that 55 percent
December 21, 2006 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration late this week proposed two new rules – one to toughen standards for entry into the trucking business and the other to require owners of intermodal chassis to maintain that equipment
December 19, 2006 - Industry News
Ohio’s truckers no longer have to worry about being ticketed for smoking alone in their cabs, according to a story this week in the Columbus Dispatch
December 14, 2006 - Industry News
OPEC members have agreed to keep oil production at current levels at least through the peak demand season, but the possibility of a cut in February sent prices to more than $62 a barrel
December 13, 2006 - Industry News
For the first time, EPA is proposing to require the emissions control systems of large diesel and gasoline highway trucks and buses to be monitored similarly to passenger cars.
December 6, 2006 - Industry News
Crude oil prices climbed from $60 a barrel to more than $63 as the first major cold front moved across the country. As usual, weather will be a key determinant for oil and fuel prices this winter
October 27, 2006 - Industry News
Promoting the environmental benefits of renewable fuels is the focus of the new SmartWay Grow & Go program, launched last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
October 20, 2006 - Industry News
Texas can move forward with plans to raise more than $1.8 billion for work on State Highway 121 outside Dallas now that the federal government has approved its request to seek private-sector funds
October 19, 2006 - Industry News
The recent Federal Registration Trademark obtained by Webb Wheel Products Inc., covering its brake drum part numbers has now been recorded with U.S. Customs Service for monitoring.
This step will enable the compan
October 18, 2006 - Industry News
Penray has introduced heavy-duty Extended Life Coolant Extender to help ensure that extended life coolant maintains its engine protection properties against pitting, cavitation and corrosion
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hopes to reduce the number of truck collisions at railroad crossings by distributing new safety tip cards to every truck driver.
October 16, 2006 - Industry News
An Intercontinental Fuels (IFL) terminal now offers biodiesel 24 hours a day, seven days a week in an easy to use, convenient wholesale distribution terminal located in North Houston near Bush Intercontinental Airport.
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