Government
Business, Safety, Government

August Tonnage Rises 0.9%

American Trucking Associations’ August for-hire truck tonnage index rose 0.9% from a year ago but dipped 0.8% from July, ATA said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
September 25, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

N.J. Freight Plan Calls for Road, Rail, Shipping Improvements

A New Jersey Department of Transportation plan released Tuesday recommends improvements in the state’s roadways and other freight passages to maximize the economic benefits of more efficient freight movement.

Transport Topics
September 25, 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
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Jumps 6.8¢ to $3.032

Susan Goldman/Bloomberg News

Diesel fuel jumped past the $3 mark Monday, gaining 6.8 cents to $3.032 a gallon, the Energy Department said following its weekly retail price survey.

Transport Topics
September 25, 2007
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Slips in September

U.S. consumer confidence declined in September, the New York-based Conference Board said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
September 25, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Truck Idling Limits Increasing Nationwide

Truck idling limits in Rhode Island, New Jersey and California are the newest restrictions in a growing list of regional regulations, according to a recent report published by the American Transportation Research Institute.

September 24, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Volvo’s North American Deliveries Drop

Volvo AB said its heavy truck deliveries for the first eight months of the year fell 4.4% worldwide, while North American deliveries plunged, Bloomberg reported Monday.

Transport Topics
September 24, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Supports ATA Motion on Hours-of-Service Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration filed a memorandum with a court in Washington Friday strongly supporting American Trucking Associations’ request that the court’s vacating of provisions of truck driver hours-of-service rules be stayed pending reconsideration by the agency.

Transport Topics
September 24, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics

SoCal Ports to Mandate TruckTag Use

PierPass Inc., which operates the off-peak program at Southern California ports, said the container terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will require trucks to be equipped with TruckTags in order to gain access to the terminals, starting Dec. 1.

Transport Topics
September 24, 2007
Government

Gas Dips 2 Cents, Lundberg Says

The average price of regular gasoline dropped about 2 cents in the past two weeks, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of filling stations, released Sunday.

Transport Topics
September 24, 2007
Government, Business, Equipment

E&MU: Eaton, Truck Makers Ready Medium Hybrid for 2008

Hybrid drivetrains, combining diesel and electric power and developed by Eaton Corp., will be available in 2008 on medium-duty truck chassis made by Freightliner Corp., International Truck and Engine Corp. and Paccar’s DAF, Kenworth Truck Co. and Peterbilt Motors Co., according to several announcements by the manufacturers involved.

E&MU Staff
September 24, 2007

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