Business
Business, Government

Trucking Hopeful for Gains

Congress, President Bush and the Federal Reserve agreed last week to several dramatic moves aimed at stimulating the U.S. economy, and trucking industry officials said they hoped the actions would boost the fortunes of freight haulers.

January 28, 2008
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Johnson Refrigerated Develops System for Automatic Defrost on Truck Bodies

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies said that it has developed an automatic defrost option for its fiberglass truck bodies that is “100% automatic, requires zero man-hours [and] no water.”

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Court Rejects Hours of Service Challenge

A federal court rejected a request that it overturn the driver hours-of-service rule retaining controversial longer driving times that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued last month.

January 28, 2008
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Truck Stops a Growing Sales Channel for Tire Makers

As truck stops become more consolidated into a few large national networks, tire manufacturers are finding that they can provide fleets with a full range of tire services — not simply emergency repairs and replacements — while trucks are on the road.

January 28, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Price Average Falls 5.6¢ to $3.27

The U.S. national average retail diesel fuel price fell 5.6 cents a gallon last week to $3.27, while gasoline dipped 5.1 cents to $3.017, the Department of Energy said.

January 28, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops 2.8¢ to $2.268

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average price fell 2.8 cents to $2.268 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

December Truck Tonnage Rises 1.4%

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Truck tonnage in December rose 1.4% from a year ago, American Trucking Associations said in its seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2008
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Iteris Reports Higher 3Q Income

Iteris Inc., which makes lane-departure warning systems for the trucking industry, reported its fiscal third-quarter profit improved from a year ago.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2008
Business, Government

Arkansas Best’s 4Q Profit Dips

Arkansas Best Corp. said Friday its fourth-quarter profit declined to $13.5 million, or 54 cents a share, from $14.2 million, or 56 cents, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2008
Business

FHWA Chief Capka to Step Down

TT File Photo

Federal Highway Administration chief Rick Capka will leave the agency next month, he said in an e-mail to FHWA staff.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2008

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