Government
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 1.6¢ to $3.048

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average pump price rose 1.6 cents to $3.048 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
October 2, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Court Issues 90-Day Stay of Hours’ Decision

A federal appeals court has delayed implementation of its ruling striking down parts of the federal hours of service rule for 90 days — less than half of what had been requested by American Trucking Associations and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Transport Topics
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, Safety, Government

ISM Factory Index Dips in September

The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index declined in September, ISM said Monday.

Transport Topics
October 1, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Nokia Buying Navteq for $8.1 Billion

Computer and mobile phone giant Nokia has agreed to buy Navteq Corp., a maker of maps used in transportation navigation, for $8.1 billion in cash, the companies said Monday.

Transport Topics
October 1, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Ryder Says Menlo Used Untested Technology in Winning Bid for $1.6 Bln. DOD 3PL Deal

The Department of Defense should not have awarded its largest-ever third-party logistics contract to Menlo Worldwide Government Services because one of Menlo’s subcontractors plans to use a freight management technology that was untested “in a customer environment,” according to a formal protest filed by Ryder Integrated Logistics.

October 1, 2007
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
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

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