Government
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 3¢ to $2.803 a Gallon

Diesel fuel's national average price rose 3 cents to $2.803 a gallon last week, while retail gasoline spiked 11.5 cents to an all-time record of $3.218.

May 28, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Biofuels May Boost Gas Prices, N.Y. Times Says

Michah Walter/Bloomberg News

Continued record high gasoline prices may become a trend, due in part to an expansion in biofuel development, according to some oil executives, the New York Times reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 24, 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, Government

Durable Orders Rise for Third Month

Durable goods orders rose for a third straight month in April, gaining 0.6%, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 24, 2007
Government, Business

House Passes Bill Targeting Gasoline Price Gouging

The House approved legislation Wednesday that would make gasoline price gouging a federal crime, subjecting companies to as much as $150 million in fines, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
May 23, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Covenant Renames Holding Company

Covenant Transport said Wednesday its stockholders approved a name change to the truckload carrier’s corporation to Covenant Transportation Group Inc.

Transport Topics
May 23, 2007
Business, Government

Pa. Trucking Group Says Plan to Lease Turnpike Unpopular

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association reiterated its opposition to a plan to lease the Pennsylvania Turnpike, saying that a state report was limited in scope.

Transport Topics
May 23, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Calif. Seeks Stricter Greenhouse-Gas Rules

California has asked U.S. regulators for permission to set its own environmental rules for reducing global warming emissions from passenger vehicles, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
May 23, 2007
Government

Seat-Belt Campaign to Focus on Night Use

Transport Topics
May 22, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety, Autonomous

FMCSA Moves to Protect Fleets From ID Theft

Brent Jones first got word March 27 that his trucking company’s name was being used as part of a freight load board fraud scheme.

May 22, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Letters to the Editor: Border Opening, SafeStat Scores

These letters appear in the May 21 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

Border Opening

May 22, 2007

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