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In the first full year of ELD compliance, waivers and compliance dominate the top 10. Amazon continues to make headlines as well.
The year’s top 10 takes from TT reader favorite, cartoonist Philip “Shade” Kightlinger
Which states had the most user interactions with Transport Topics on Facebook this year? Which tweets went viral? See maps, rankings.
Business investment took off, hiring picked up and freight volume soared with both domestic and international shipments sharing in the bounty.
Diesel prices started off 2018 low, but as the year comes to a close, the average price of diesel is more than 20 cents higher than in 2017.
A deeper dive into trucking data showed a big year for the industry across three specific sectors, particularly after July. The numbers also portend glad tidings for 2019.
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Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Freight Transportation Profits, Prospers

Without a doubt, 2018 was a banner year for trucking and almost every other form of freight transportation. Business investment took off, hiring picked up and freight volume soared with both domestic and international shipments sharing in the bounty.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
December 27, 2018
Government, Business

You Shared Our Work; Now We Share the Results!

Social Media

Which states had the most user interactions with Transport Topics on Facebook this year? Which tweets attracted the most engagement? See maps, rankings.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
December 27, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

A Year In, ELD Compliance Is Still Big News

top 10 stories

In the first full year of ELD compliance, waivers and compliance dominate the top 10. Amazon continues to make headlines as well.

December 26, 2018
Business, Equipment

Sectors Surge in Second Half

Photo illustration for 2018 Year in Review

A deeper dive into trucking data showed a big year for the industry across three specific sectors, particularly after July. The numbers also portend glad tidings for 2019.

December 25, 2018
Business, Fuel

2018 Diesel Prices Stay Consistent Around $3 a Gallon

Year in Review

Diesel prices started off 2018 low, but as the year comes to a close, the average price of diesel is more than 20 cents higher than in 2017.

December 24, 2018
Government, Business

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Dec. 17: Thanks for the Memories, 2018

The author writes out a thank-you note

With the end of the year finally upon us, we take a page from late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon and fill out a few ‘thank you’ notes. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 17, 2018