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October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Issues Addressed In Bailout Bill

As part of the financial rescue bill passed last week, there are measures that extend the biodiesel tax incentive and close the so-called "splash and dash" loophole

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 29, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Stable This Week

Retail diesel prices remain virtually unchanged, according to a weekly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 29, 2008 - Industry News

Truckstop Diesel Sales Down From Last Year

Diesel volumes at truckstops continue this year to decline over 2007 volumes, according to a fuel survey conducted by NATSO, an association representing 1,100 truckstops and travel plazas

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September 23, 2008 - Industry News

DC Convoy Draws Fewer Than Expected, But Delivers Fuel Message

Although fewer truckers showed up than organizers hoped, they say a protest in Washington, D.C. Tuesday over high fuel prices did generate some valuable local and national coverage in the media

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Calls for Comprehensive Plan to Limit Fuel Costs' Effect on the Economy

A top trucking official Tuesday urged the Bush Administration and Congress to implement a comprehensive energy plan that will ensure an affordable supply of oil and limit the effect of rising fuel costs on the U.S. economy

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September 22, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Lowest In Five Months, But Oil Prices Spike

The average price of a gallon of diesel fell below $4 a gallon for the first time since April, but oil prices had their biggest one-day price spike ever Monday because of concerns about the crisis on Wall Street

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September 19, 2008 - Industry News

Proposed Legislation Would Offer Loans For Truckers Hit By Fuel Prices

U.S. Rep. Brian Baird (D-Wash.) has introduced legislation that would provide low interest loans to truckers and other small transportation businesses struggling to keep their businesses afloat in the face of record high fuel prices

September 15, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel, Oil Prices Drop Despite Ike

Crude oil and diesel prices continue their decline, despite Hurricane Ike disrupting refinery activity in the Gulf of Mexico

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September 11, 2008 - Industry News

Senate Passes Highway Trust Fund Fix

The Senate late Wednesday approved legislation to transfer $8 billion to restore solvency to the Highway Trust Fund

September 10, 2008 - Industry News

House Votes To End Cross-Border Program

The U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday passed a bill that would immediately end the controversial Mexican cross-border truck pilot program

September 8, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Fall, Oil Traders Eye Ike, OPEC

Diesel prices continue to drop closer to the $4-a-gallon mark, with the national average at $4.059 according to weekly retail figures released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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September 4, 2008 - Industry News

David Kelly Named Acting NHTSA Administrator

This week, President George W. Bush appointed David Kelly acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Previously, Kelly was the agency's chief of staff, serving as the top advisor to Administrator Nicole Nason

September 2, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue To Drop

Weekly diesel price average figures from the federal government released Tuesday show that the retail price of diesel fuel continues to fall

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September 2, 2008 - Industry News

NHTSA Delays Implementaton of Lighting Reg Rewrite

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last week announced that it was delaying the effective date of a long-awaited rewrite of the federal government's safety standards on lighting and reflective devices

September 1, 2008 - Industry News

HOS Regs Suspended For Truckers Providing Hurricane Relief

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has suspended hours of service regulations for truckers providing relief for victims of Hurricane Gustav

September 1, 2008 - Industry News

Infrastructure Addressed in Campaigns

Both the Democrats and the Republicans are addressing the infrastructure issue as we head into the final two months of the presidential campaign

August 25, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue Downward Slide

The national average price of diesel fell yet again over the past week, to $4.145 a gallon, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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August 21, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Backs House Energy Bill

The American Trucking Associations announced its support for a bipartisan comprehensive energy bill that calls for domestic oil drilling, tax incentives and alternative energy research

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August 18, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Price Average Drops to $4.207

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel plummeted to $4.207 in the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

EIA Makes Predictions on Diesel Prices, Petroleum Demand

Diesel fuel retail prices in 2008 are projected to average $4.18 per gallon, up from $2.88 per gallon in 2007, and increase to an average of $4.27 per gallon in 2009, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Massachusetts Law Will Require Biofuel in Diesel

As part of a new law designed encourage the growth of an advanced biofuels industry in the state, Massachusetts will require biofuels in diesel

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August 11, 2008 - Industry News

Madison Confirmed as FHWA Head

Thomas J. Madison Jr. speaks during his Senate confirmation hearing.

President Bush's nominee for administrator of the Federal Highway Administration was confirmed by the Senate and says his main task will be to work with Congress on funding the country's transportation infrastructure

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Post Another Big Decline

The retail price of diesel fuel continues to fall, as the Energy Information Administration's weekly average posted its fourth big weekly decline in a row

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August 11, 2008 - Industry News

New Jersey Implementing New Procedures For Overweight Permits

If you need an overweight permit in New Jersey, you might face some delays while the state moves to an automated online application process

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Oil Prices Continue Decline

Photo courtesy BP

Crude oil prices plunged to $115 a barrel Friday in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange

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