Fuel
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Letters to the Editor: HOS, Public Citizen, Fuel Prices, N.J. Turnpike, Fuel in New England

So, we were able to keep two important features of the hours-of-service rules in place — which should have been no surprise to any one.

January 24, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Maine Suspends Some Weight Restrictions Due to Fuel Prices

Maine Gov. John Baldacci (D) signed a bill to temporarily allow trucks hauling forest products to exceed state weight limits by 5% in hopes of helping them offset high fuel prices, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
January 23, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops 5.6¢ to $3.27

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The average national price of diesel fuel fell for a second straight week, dropping 5.6 cents to $3.27 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 22, 2008
Business, Fuel

Letters to the Editor: Technology, Software Trend, Idling Regs

The issue of pollution is well understood, and few today would argue the link between global warming and emissions.

January 22, 2008
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel, Gas Dip As Petroleum Prices Retreat

U.S. retail fuel prices dipped last week, as crude oil costs fell. The Department of Energy said the average price for diesel around the nation was 5 cents a gallon lower at $3.326, while gas slipped 4.1 cents to $3.068.

January 21, 2008
Fuel, Business

Safeway’s Fleet to Use Biodiesel

Michah Walter/Bloomberg News

Grocery chain Safeway Inc. said its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks nationwide will run with a mix of biodiesel fuel, the Washington Post reported Friday.

Transport Topics
January 18, 2008
Business, Fuel

Oil Falls to Four-Week Low

Crude oil dipped below $90 a barrel Wednesday for the first time in four weeks, before rebounding to close at $90.84, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 16, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

EPA Completes Draft ‘Greenhouse’ Regs

The Environmental Protection Agency has completed its draft of new regulations to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from cars and trucks, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 16, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government

Panel Proposes 40-Cent Gas-Tax Boost

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Federal fuel taxes should be boosted as much as 40 cents a gallon to finance highway, bridge and transit work, a panel created by Congress said Tuesday, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 15, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops a Nickel to $3.326

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average price of retail diesel fuel declined 5 cents to $3.326 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
January 15, 2008

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