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Diesel prices continue upswing, reach highest mark since August 2015

The nationwide average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel was $2.586 in the week, a 4.6-cent jump from last week’s numbers from the Department of Energy.

Schneider files docs with SEC to go public

Schneider National (No. 8 in the CCJ top 250) announced it has filed its application with SEC to trade Class B common stock on the New York Stock Exchange. Schneider ...

Some petroleum haulers get temporary hours of service exemption in Montana

Citing "extremely harsh winter conditions," the declaration allows drivers hauling propane, heating oil and diesel fuel in Montana to waive hours-of-service regulations.

Truck drivers led all occupations in workplace fatalities in 2015

In total, heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers had 745 fatal work injuries during the year.

Amazon eyes entrance to trucking, report says

Unlike other companies attempting to "uberize" trucking, Amazon brings to the table a critical mass of freight, already moving through the company's distribution centers.
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FMCSA shuts down driver for drug use, log violations after fatal crash

On November 15, Johnson was driving along Interstate 70 near Junction City, Kansas, when his truck crossed the median and crashed head-on into a passenger vehicle. In all, three people ...

DOT shuts down owner-operator following fatal crash

A post-crash investigation by FMCSA safety investigators found that at the time of the crash, Mr. Kamau was medically disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce. Investigators ...

2016: Hours of service, inspection blitzes steal the show

A look at the 10 most popular trucking stories from 2016.

CargoNet, FreightWatch warn against holiday season cargo theft

Nearly 150 reports of theft involving trucks and trailers have been recorded in the U.S. and Canada between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2 since 2012, according to CargoNet.

EPA will consider tightening NOx regs

The EPA has committed to working with EPA truck and engine manufacturers, suppliers, state/local/tribal air quality agencies, NGOs, labor and the trucking industry as a whole as rulemaking moves forward. ...

Indicators: Truck tonnage jumped in November, more gains expected

The amount of freight moved by for-hire carriers, as measured by ATA’s monthly Truck Tonnage Index, jumped 8.2 percent in November from October, ATA reported this week. Compared to November ...

Dexter agrees to purchase axle business from IMT Group

Dexter intends to acquire the manufacturing locations in Ingersoll, Ontario; Calgary, Alberta; and Indianapolis, Ind.

Great Dane is first trailer OEM with ASE certified tech training program

Great Dane’s training program includes both online and instructor-led courses.