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Trucking Industry News Update 1/12/17

Here are the biggest headlines in the trucking news this week. Foxx Releases Beyond Traffic 2045 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx released the final Beyond Traffic 2045 report highlighting the country’s transportation challenges over the next three decades. Read more … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 1/6/17

Diesel Prices Continue to Climb The average retail diesel price increased 4.6 cents to $2.586 per gallon, the highest price since August 17, 2015, according to the Department of Energy. Read more from American Trucker and Transport Topics. Amazon Files … Continued

The Road Less Traveled

Tips for Truck Drivers on Unfamiliar Roads Getting to explore new cities and towns as you drive across the country is one of the perks of being a long haul truck driver. But even trucking pros can get lost and … Continued

Top 5 Stories of 2016

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over. This year, the trucking industry prepared for the upcoming ELD mandate, struggled with falling diesel prices, saw Donald Trump win the Presidential election, and followed the first freight delivery by a … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 12/29/16

Top Stories of 2016 It’s the last trucking industry update for 2016! Check out highlights and recaps from this year from American Trucker, CCJ, FleetOwner, and Heavy Duty Trucking. Diesel Prices Rise The average retail diesel price increased 1.3 cents … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 12/22/16

Trucking Industry Helps Lay Wreaths to Honor Veterans Over 150 trucking companies helped transport more than 1.2 million wreaths across the nation at the annual Wreaths Across America event on December 17. Read more from CCJ and Transport Topics. Truck … Continued

How to Name Your Trucking Company

Ideas and Requirements for Trucking Company Names Congratulations on deciding to go into business for yourself, take control of your destiny, and start a trucking company. You’re starting the process of getting your authority and DOT number, but first you … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 12/15/16

Short-Term Funding Bill Keeps 34-Hour Restart President Obama passed a short-term funding bill, which funded the government through April 2017 and preserved the 34-Hour restart. Read more from American Trucker and Overdrive Magazine. Drug Testing Rate Stays at 25% in … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 12/8/16

Nikola Introduces Fuel-Efficient Electric Truck Nikola Motor Co. unveiled Nikola One, its hydrogen-electric Class 8 tractor. It promises to be the end of diesel engines and the world’s most fuel-efficient tractor trailer. Read more from Heavy Duty Trucking and Transport … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 12/1/16

Trump Selects Elaine Chao to Lead DOT President-elect Donald Trump chose former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao to run the Department of Transportation. Read more from Transport Topics and American Trucker. Otto Makes Another Autonomous Truck Run A semi-autonomous truck … Continued