Government
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Falls in January

Consumer confidence declined in January, the New York-based Conference Board said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 29, 2008
Business, Government

December Durable Goods Orders Jump 5.2%

Durable goods orders jumped 5.2% in December, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 29, 2008
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, Autonomous

Corporate Express to Use Biodiesel Blend

Corporate Express US said Monday it is now fueling the majority of its 45-truck delivery fleets in Colorado and Kansas with a 20% blend of biodiesel fuel.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Trucks, Autos Facing Higher Tolls, Paper Says

Drivers around the country will see big hikes in toll fees this year for roads, bridges and tunnels, USA Today reported Monday.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Business, Government

New Home Sales Drop for 2007 Is Lowest on Record

New home sales fell 4.7% in December, capping the biggest annual decline on record, the Commerce Department said Monday.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Business, Government

Trucking Hopeful for Gains

Congress, President Bush and the Federal Reserve agreed last week to several dramatic moves aimed at stimulating the U.S. economy, and trucking industry officials said they hoped the actions would boost the fortunes of freight haulers.

January 28, 2008
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Johnson Refrigerated Develops System for Automatic Defrost on Truck Bodies

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies said that it has developed an automatic defrost option for its fiberglass truck bodies that is “100% automatic, requires zero man-hours [and] no water.”

Transport Topics
January 28, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Court Rejects Hours of Service Challenge

A federal court rejected a request that it overturn the driver hours-of-service rule retaining controversial longer driving times that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued last month.

January 28, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Price Average Falls 5.6¢ to $3.27

The U.S. national average retail diesel fuel price fell 5.6 cents a gallon last week to $3.27, while gasoline dipped 5.1 cents to $3.017, the Department of Energy said.

January 28, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops 2.8¢ to $2.268

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Diesel fuel’s national average price fell 2.8 cents to $2.268 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2008

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