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Harvey Damage Raises Fuel Prices, Lowers Oil Prices
Harvey Damage Raises Fuel Prices, Lowers Oil Prices

August 29, 2017
As a result of the flood damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, fuel prices are rising across the country – but curiously, crude oil prices have dropped at the...

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies
Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

July 25, 2017
The National Safety Council and The National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to this week's Fleet Safety Conference about...

ATA Forecasts Steady Rise in Truck Tonnage Over Next Decade
ATA Forecasts Steady Rise in Truck Tonnage Over Next Decade

July 19, 2017
The ATA Freight Transportation Forecast is projecting steadily increasing freight tonnage overall and for the trucking industry for the next ten years.

Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans
Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans

May 18, 2017
While details on President Trump’s $1 trillion Infrastructure plan may still be weeks away, two senators, Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), have...

Congestion Costing Trucking $63.4 Billion a Year
Congestion Costing Trucking $63.4 Billion a Year

May 16, 2017
Traffic congestion added more than $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to the American Transportation Research...

California Strikes Deal with Truckers to Hike Fuel Tax
California Strikes Deal with Truckers to Hike Fuel Tax

April 7, 2017
A bill to raise fuel taxes that could bring in $5.2 billion a year has advanced through the California legislature and needs only to be signed by Gov. Jerry...

Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees
Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

January 11, 2017
An Arizona court has ruled that independent-contractor drivers were effectively and legally employees in the latest update of a class-action lawsuit against...

Walmart Ordered to Pay $54 Million in Driver Pay Lawsuit
Walmart Ordered to Pay $54 Million in Driver Pay Lawsuit

November 29, 2016
Walmart was ordered to pay $54 million by a California court in a driver wage lawsuit alleging that the company was not paying drivers for all required time...

Diesel Prices Flat After Small Increase
Diesel Prices Flat After Small Increase

September 6, 2016
The average price of diesel fuel last week remained relatively flat after a small increase in the week before, according to the latest numbers from the...

Fleets: No 'Doom and Gloom' Over Slowing Environment
Fleets: No 'Doom and Gloom' Over Slowing Environment

May 3, 2016
Recently surveyed truck fleets are not reporting “doom and gloom” despite a slowing industry environment and a desire for more freight by some, according to...

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