Government
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Seeks One-Year Delay to Address Court’s HOS Ruling

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration asked a federal court for a year-long delay in implementing its decision to strike down two parts of the agency’s driver  hours-of-service rule.

October 1, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Technology, Equipment

Cummins Taps EGR for 2010 Engines

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cummins Inc. said it will not use selective catalytic reduction for its 2010 heavy-duty engines, making it the first manufacturer to reject the urea-based system widely used in Europe to cut emissions.

October 1, 2007
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
Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Tops $3 After Fourth Straight Increase

The national average price of retail diesel cracked $3 for the first time in nearly 13 months with a 6.8-cent-a-gallon price hike last week, the fourth straight weekly increase.

October 1, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

ATA Challenges Public Citizen’s Filing on HOS Rule

American Trucking Associations said that the public interest group that claims to promote highway safety disregards the safety advantages of truck drivers’ hours of service regulations the group has repeatedly challenged in court.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2007
Business, Government

Oil Dips to Below $82

Edouard Gluck/Blooomberg News

Oil prices fell from a near-record Friday to close the trading week at $81.66 a barrel, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2007
Government, Business

Construction Spending Rises 0.2% in August

Construction spending rose 0.2% in August, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2007
Business, Logistics, Government

Chicago Manufacturing Index Gains

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago region rose in September, the National Association of Purchasing Management said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Technology

FMCSA to Track Mexican Trucks

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said Thursday it would be tracking Mexican trucks participating in a cross-border trucking program with satellite technology.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2007
Government, Business

Consumer Spending Rises 0.6%

Consumer personal spending rose 0.6% in August, the biggest in four months, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
September 28, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

NAFTA Surface Trade Rises 10.5%

Ambassador Bridge — TT File Photo

Surface trade among the United States, Canada and Mexico jumped 10.5% higher in July from a year earlier, though truck trade declined, the Department of Transportation said Thursday.

Transport Topics
September 27, 2007

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