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U.S. diesel price hits lowest point since Dec. 2010

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel hit a four-year low in the week ended Dec. 22, 2014, falling 13.8 cents to $3.281, according to the Department ...

Potential insurance increase ‘not worth the cost,’ analyst says

Is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s work to raise the minimum amount of liability insurance required for carriers warranted? DAT Solutions’ Don Thornton says no, and in a recent blog ...

Money Monday: Tonnage roars, capacity loosens, rates slip

The stress on capacity – caused by a short truck supply and increased freight demand — eased some in recent weeks, according to the latest roundup of industry indicators. But any ...

Court consolidates suits against Navistar’s MaxxForce engines, transfers them to Illinois

FMCSA publishes required notice announcing 34-hour restart changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published Monday, Dec. 22, a notice in the Federal Register announcing the suspension of enforcement of the two hours-of-service provisions rolled back by the ...

Counting down the top stories of 2014: No. 5

Every day between now and Christmas, CCJ will review one of the top 10 stories of 2014 based on number of page views at CCJDigital.com. Check back every day for ...

Counting down the top stories of 2014: No. 6

Every day between now and Christmas, CCJ will review one of the top 10 stories of 2014 based on number of page views at CCJDigital.com. Check back every day for ...

ICYMI Index: 6 numbers to catch you up on this week’s trucking news

Miss a few stories this week? Don't sweat — the ICYMI Index has you covered: The number of driver groups FMCSA is required to study to satisfy the stipulations of the ...

Rapid response: Keeptruckin, BigRoad, ISE update e-logging software

Adjusting to new changes in hours-of-service regulations is never easy for drivers and fleet operations, but here we go again. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, President Obama signed an appropriations bill ...

amp Trillium opens CNG station in Canton, Ohio

amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, has opened a public access compressed natural gas  station in Canton, Ohio, to serve Frito-Lay North America, the station’s anchor tenant. Frito-Lay North America ...

Bridge between N.Y. and N.J., Chicago’s Circle top ATRI’s top 10 highway intersections for freight congestion

After assessing truck-oriented congestion at 250 spots on the U.S. highway system, the American Transportation Research Institute has unveiled a list of the top 10 highway intersections in the country ...

Counting down the top stories of 2014: No. 7

Every day between now and Christmas, CCJ will review one of the top 10 stories of 2014 based on number of page views at CCJDigital.com. Check back every day for ...

FMCSA publishes rule eliminating no-defect Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published Thursday, Dec. 18, a Final Rule to eliminate the requirement that truck drivers keep and submit Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports when no defects ...

Pilot Flying J’s Haslam asks court to dismiss lawsuit against him in fuel rebate case

Just a month after two carriers amended their lawsuits against Pilot Flying J to accuse the company’s head man Jimmy Haslam of leading a scheme to defraud carriers out of ...

Senate confirms new head of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — a regulatory agency under the Department of Transportation responsible for some trucking-related regulations — has a new head man, coming after nearly a ...