Government
Business, Government

Consumer Confidence Index Slips

U.S. consumer confidence fell this month, according to the University of Michigan’s monthly consumer sentiment index released Friday.

Transport Topics
June 15, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Letters to the Editor: Calif. Ports, Seat Belts, Antitrust Immunity

The American Trucking Associations, California Trucking Association and Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association need to get together and stop the restructuring of the California ports.

June 15, 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

May CPI Rises 0.7%

The consumer price index rose 0.7% in May, the Labor Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
June 15, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Senate Panel Delays Border-Card Rule

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to halt the launch of a plan for a new border-crossing card for at least 17 months, in order to give the Departments of State and Homeland Security more time to fix its problems

Transport Topics
June 15, 2007
Business, Government, Fuel

Oil Rises Following DOE Report

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Crude oil prices rose Thursday to their highest level in 11 weeks, on continued concerns over U.S. refinery capacity and output, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
June 14, 2007
Business, Government

Producer Price Index Climbs 0.1%

Prices paid to U.S. producers rose 0.9% in May, the fourth consecutive increase, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
June 14, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

NYC Teamsters Back Congestion-Pricing Plan

Teamsters union leaders representing thousands of New York City truck drivers said they support the city’s plan to charge new tolls on vehicles entering Manhattan during weekday business hours, Bloomberg News reported.

Transport Topics
June 14, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ATA Names Ray Kuntz Chairman

Lucas Flory for Transport Topics

Montana trucking executive Ray Kuntz was named Chairman of American Trucking Associations, ATA said after its executive committee met on Tuesday in Dallas.

Transport Topics
June 13, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Fed ‘Beige Book’ Cites Trucking Slowdowns

The Federal Reserve gave a generally positive assessment of the U.S. economy last week as manufacturing and job growth picked up, but the Fed’s report cited some regional slowdowns in trucking and truck manufacturing.

Transport Topics
June 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

DHL Buys Stake in Miami Air Cargo Firm

DHL has bought a 49% stake in a Miami air cargo company and extended its contract with the company through 2019, the company said.

Transport Topics
June 13, 2007

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