Closing drug-test loopholes could hit truck drivers availability

A long-standing loophole that allowed drivers addicted to drugs to maintain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) will begin to expire early next year – potentially making […]

FMCSA extends Hours of Service relief for truckers providing direct relief for flooded states

According to article in – “The regional emergency declaration covering 16 states in the Plains and Midwest affected by severe flooding has been extended”. States included in temporary Hours […]

Blizzard still on track to clobber nation’s heartland

According to article in and its author  Nick Austin – People in the Great Plains just can’t catch a break. After a “bomb cyclone” in mid-March slammed parts of Colorado, […]

Ohio is adding 19 cents per-gallon diesel tax

According to article in and its author James Jaillet – “The per-gallon tax on diesel fuel in Ohio will climb 19 cents in July, after the state’s legislature recently […]

Truck, engine manufacturers urge Trump to skip new tariffs

According to article in – “Trade organizations representing Class 8 truck and engine manufacturers, among others, have sent a letter to President Trump warning that new tariffs on imports […]

Isuzu introduces craft beer truck complete with taps

“The concept for the truck was proven by Bottle Logic, an Anaheim-based craft brewer. Working with body builders Supreme and Delivery Concepts, Isuzu created a truck […]

Virginia sets higher fuel taxes, registration fees to fund improvements, especially on 81

According to article in and its author John Kingston – “Virginia has approved a plan to fund improvements on interstate 81 and other parts of the state after an […]

Blizzard heading to Great Plains, Midwest this week

According to article in and its author  Nick Austin – “Like a bad rash that just won’t go away, winter is hanging on across the nation’s heartland, despite the […]

Freight coalition warns White House on border shutdown

According to article in and it author John Gallagher – “Despite President Trump’s announcement on April 4 that he is giving Mexico a “one-year warning” before closing the southern […]