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Diesel Prices Push Even Lower This Week

Diesel Prices Push Even Lower This Week

This week marks the twelfth consecutive week that all regions have seen a decrease in diesel prices, with the cost of fuel in the U.S. dropping an average of -$0.040 from last week. California saw the largest price drop, decreasing by -$0.060 while New England saw the smallest decrease in diesel prices by dropping -$0.021. […]

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The Growing Driver Shortage and What We Can Do

The Growing Driver Shortage and What We Can Do

The Problem It goes without saying that trucking makes America tick. Nearly 70 percent of all freight in the U.S. is transported by truck. However, retaining a reliable stable of drivers is an ongoing struggle, as any fleet owner can share. The shortage of truck drivers is growing and has reached an estimated 45,000 drivers. […]

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January Brings Lowest Diesel Prices Since March 2009

January Brings Lowest Diesel Prices Since March 2009

The downward trending diesel prices carry over into the new year as we wrap up January, according to the final diesel report of the month put out by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA predicted a national average of $2.39 for January, but the month concluded lower with an average price of $2.14. The […]

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Previewing Regulations for 2016

Previewing Regulations for 2016

Major changes will be coming to the transportation industry this year. Many of the rules have been in the works for a long time and legislators are growing closer to solutions. Here’s a look at some of the main issues the industry will be looking at this year, as well as the projected completion date and […]

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Gulf Coast and Midwest Diesel Prices Fall Below $2 Mark

Gulf Coast and Midwest Diesel Prices Fall Below $2 Mark

This is the eleventh consecutive week that all regions have seen a drop in diesel prices, with the cost of fuel in the U.S. dropping an average of -$0.041 from last week. The Rocky Mountain region saw the largest price drop, decreasing by -$0.063 while the Lower Atlantic saw the smallest decrease in diesel prices […]

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Unified Carrier Registration Enforcement Delayed Until February

Unified Carrier Registration Enforcement Delayed Until February

According to an inspection bulletin released by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), enforcement of the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement has been delayed until February 1. This delay pushes the effective date back by one month. The purpose is to give motor carriers, brokers, freight forwarders and leasing companies more time to file their […]

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Diesel Prices Continue to Drop with Temps

Diesel Prices Continue to Drop with Temps

Diesel prices dropped for the tenth straight week in all regions, with the cost of fuel in the U.S. dropping an average of -$0.065 from last week. The Midwest and California saw the largest price drops, both decreasing by -$0.073 while the Central Atlantic saw the smallest decrease in diesel prices by dropping -$0.045. All […]

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NATSO Foundation Launches Online Learning Initiative

NATSO Foundation Launches Online Learning Initiative

The NATSO Foundation launched a new online learning initiative with the purpose to strengthen the truck stop and travel plaza industry through comprehensive educational and safety training for truck stop owners, operators and employees. The overall focus is about how truck stops help people. Four e-learning courses will be offered to teach industry members how […]

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Diesel Prices Shrink for Ninth Straight Week

Diesel Prices Shrink for Ninth Straight Week

Another round of dropping diesel fuel prices hit all regions, with the cost of fuel in the U.S. dropping an average of -$0.034 from last week. The Rocky Mountain region saw the largest price decrease with -$0.057 while New England saw the smallest decrease in diesel prices by dropping just -$0.009. All regions saw a […]

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Understanding the Electronic Logging Device Mandate

Understanding the Electronic Logging Device Mandate

Rules and regulations are always up for discussion and undergoing changes, so it can be hard to always be in-the-know. One important final rule to study up on is the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in December 2015. It will take effect two years after publication on […]

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