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11/21/2019
Prime, Inc. and Landstar System, two of the largest contractors of owner-operators in the country, have told their California-based owner-operators they can no longer contract with them unless they move out of state. Read More

11/19/2019
Evaluating the truck makes and models that best fit a fleet’s operation – and drive the best cost of ownership – can be a long and arduous process, but knowing when to sell or trade that equipment can be just as important. Read More

11/19/2019
9/19/2019
Though recent attacks of a Saudi Arabian oil field has severely crimped production capacity of the country’s oil output, prices for diesel in the U.S. will likely only see a mild impact. Read More

9/17/2019
The most-ticketed traffic offense committed by truck drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week in July was speeding. Read More

9/17/2019
The day of the electronic logging device mandate’s first enforcement deadline, Dec. 18, 2017, was no different than any other day for carriers using technology qualified as an automatic onboard recording device under the regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Read More

8/19/2019
Attendees at the Great American Trucking Show later this week will have the opportunity to chime in on the recently proposed hours of service changes, check out new-model trucks, learn more about the transition from automatic on-board recording devices to electronic logs and more. Read More

8/19/2019

Fuel transactions are as easy as swiping a card at the pump, but other types of over-the-road purchases are not so simple for drivers. An unexpected breakdown, for example, may require the driver to call to the office and request a money code.

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8/19/2019

The nation’s average diesel price has dipped below the $3 per gallon mark, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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7/19/2019
The annualized turnover rate at large truckload fleets rose 5 percentage points in the year’s first quarter from the quarter prior, according to the American Trucking Associations, while the turnover rate at smaller truckload fleets fell four percentage points — the first dip for small fleets in three quarters. The parity between the two rates “demonstrated a muddled picture” of the driver market, said ATA. Read More

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