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Indicators: Truck tonnage ‘started soft’ in 2016, slid 1.4 % in January

The dip comes after an upwardly revised December tonnage reading that registered an all-time high on ATA’s scale, the group reports. Compared to January 2015, the index’s reading was flat ...

FMCSA expanding truck freight zones at Mexican border in Texas and New Mexico

Cross-border freight haulers will soon have new access points to carry loads to and from Mexico, according to a pre-published rule issued Feb. 23 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...

Celadon announces ‘Rent-to-Run’ lease program for drivers

Celadon Trucking (No. 35 in the CCJ Top 250) has announced a new truck lease program to help give drivers a taste of being an owner-operator, it says.

Country’s diesel price rises for first time in 3 months

The national average for a gallon of on-highway diesel is still below the $2 mark, however.
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FMCSA issues shutdown order to Calif.-based driver

California-licensed truck driver Edward Herbert Crane has been issued an effective shutdown order by FMCSA following an investigation that revealed four positive drug tests since 2012 and a crash in ...

Indicators: Trucking conditions improve, expected to remain stable; freight dipped again in Jan.

A look at January spot market freight activity and the latest on trucking market conditions.

Port of Oakland now open nights, weekends; won’t charge trucks extra

The Port of Oakland is now open nights and weekends free to truckers as it redistributes cargo to adjusts to one of its marine terminals closing.

Daimler, Paccar, Volvo report increases in revenue, income for 2015

A look at 2015 numbers for truck and engine makers who've released earnings reports so far.

FreightWatch: Cargo theft instances, value fell in 2015

FWI, in its annual report, recorded 204 thefts in 2015’s first quarter, 187 in the second quarter, 174 in the third quarter and 189 in the fourth quarter of the ...

Charts: Major truckload carriers’ 2015 revenue and income

The numbers in these charts show net income, gross revenue and revenue per tractor for 2015 as reported by some of the major publicly traded truckload carriers.

FMCSA to coordinate with ELD makers next week on device compliance protocol

An online public listening session will be held next week to help electronic logging device makers determine if their products meet the device requirements spelled out in the DOT's freshly ...

Controversial trucks-only toll signed into law by R.I. governor

With the bill signed into law, drivers of class 8 trucks will pay a maximum of $20 to travel through the state along Interstate 95 one-way. Each electronic toll gantry ...