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December 16, 2008 - Industry News

ExxonMobil Invests to Increase ULSD Supply

ExxonMobil Refining & Supply will invest more than $1 billion in three refineries to increase the supply of ultra low sulfur diesel by about 6 million gallons per day.

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December 15, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Drops Below $2.50

The average price of a gallon of diesel has dropped below $2.50, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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December 9, 2008 - Industry News

Government Slashes Oil, Diesel Price Forecasts for 2009

New crude oil production like that from the Thunder Horse Platform in the Gulf of Mexico will help increase non-OPEC oil supplies in 2009. (Photo courtesy BP)

The U.S. Energy Information Administration significantly cut its predictions for energy prices for 2009, saying the global economic slowdown is now projected to be more severe and longer than in last month's Short-Term Energy Outlook

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December 8, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue to Fall; Oil Up After Four-Year Low

The national average of diesel fuel continued to fall last week even as crude oil futures hit a four-year low

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December 4, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Fall Below $44 a Barrel

Amid signs that the economy is continuing to worsen, crude oil futures fell below $44 a barrel Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange

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December 3, 2008 - Industry News

Final EOBR Rule Will Expand Proposed Requirements

The final electronic onboard recorder rule will significantly expand the scope of the proposed rule, according to John Hill, chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

December 3, 2008 - Industry News

Final EOBR Rule Will Expand Proposed Requirements

The final electronic onboard recorder rule will significantly expand the scope of the proposed rule, said John Hill, chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. "It's still not as far as a lot of people would like me to go,

December 2, 2008 - Industry News

Federal Proposal Would Set up Certified Medical Examiner System

In addition to tying drivers' medical certifications to their CDLs, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration this week also announced a proposal to improve standards and set uniform requirements for medical examiners

December 1, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue to Fall

The national average price of a gallon of diesel this week fell to $2.615, 80 cents less than a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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December 1, 2008 - Industry News

New Federal Rules Tie Medical Certification to CDL

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today published its final rule changing how driver medical qualifications are handled, tying them to the commercial driver's license

November 24, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Price Lowest in 20 Months, Crude Oil Prices Rise

The average price of diesel fuel fell another 14.5 cents per gallon this week to $2.664, a level not seen since spring of 2007

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November 18, 2008 - Industry News

FMSCA Announces Final HOS Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Tuesday announced its final hours of service rule, and they remain unchanged from the "interim" rule the trucking industry has been working under

November 18, 2008 - Industry News

Final HOS Rule Keeps 11 Hour Driving, 34-Hour Restart Provisions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today announced its final hours of service rule, and they remain unchanged from the "interim" rule the trucking industry has been working under

November 17, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue to Fall Amid News of Troubled Global Economy

Diesel prices continue their headlong plunge, with the U.S. Energy Information Administration reporting an average retail price of $2.809 in its weekly report, down 13.5 cents from last week and more than 60 cents lower than a year ago

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November 12, 2008 - Industry News

Two Agencies Look at Short-Term, Long-Term Energy Forecasts

Two different energy forecasts released Wednesday indicate that while oil and diesel prices may stay fairly low through 2009, if that delays energy investment spending, it could mean an energy supply crunch later on

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November 10, 2008 - Industry News

National Diesel Average Falls Below $3

The national average retail price for a gallon of diesel fuel fell below $3, the lowest price in more than a year

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November 6, 2008 - Industry News

Independent Panel Finds Border Project Safe But Statistically Inadequate

An independent panel evaluating the controversial cross-border trucking demonstration program says while there were no crashes involving Mexican carriers in the project and out of service rates were low, there were not enough participants for a meaningful comparison

November 5, 2008 - Industry News

What Will an Obama Presidency Mean for Trucking?

Now that Barack Obama has been elected as the 44th president of the United States, observers are looking to what kinds of decisions he might make that affect the trucking industry

November 3, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue to Fall

Diesel prices continue their headlong retreat, falling 20 cents last week to a national average of $3.088, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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October 30, 2008 - Industry News

Test results confirm Valvoline Premium Blue Fuel Savings

Valvoline Premium Blue Extreme synthetic engine oil provides significant fuel economy benefits for Class 8 trucks, according to a test program initiated by Valvoline

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October 27, 2008 - Industry News

"Right to Repair" Passes New Jersey Assembly

The New Jersey Assembly Monday passed the Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act, an issue that many independent heavy duty repair shops and distributors are watching closely

October 27, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel, Oil Prices Continue Falling

Diesel and crude oil prices continue to plummet from their summer record highs. The national average price of a gallon of diesel as of Oct. 27 was $3.288, down 19.4 cents from the previous wee

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October 20, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue to Fall

Diesel and crude oil prices continue to plummet, with the national average price of a gallon of diesel dropping below $3.50 for the first time since February -- but OPEC is not taking low oil prices sitting down

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October 16, 2008 - Industry News

DOE: Proved Oil Reserves Grow

For the first time in four years, U.S. proved oil reserves increased during 2007, as proved reserve additions of 2 billion barrels exceeded production of 1.7 billion barrels, according to information released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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October 14, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue To Drop

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel plummeted 21.6 cents this week as oil prices fell below $80 a barrel Tuesday

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