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A coalition of 31 trucking and trade groups is urging Congress to halt four bills it claims would cost the industry billions of dollars in “burdensome” unfunded mandates. The coalition sen...
US agricultural exports are projected to reach $137bn in fiscal year (FY) 2020, up $2.5bn from the revised forecast for FY 2019. The anticipated increase will primarily be driven by higher exports of ...
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Mendota mill to replace three older facilities....
Living in Saint Louis, I am acutely aware of the flow of water through America’s heartland. We are at the confluence of the country’s two longest rivers, the Missouri and the Mississippi [...
Washington D.C. – He did not plan to say it, but after a safety advocate urged regulators to tighten restrictions on truckers even more, fifteen-year trucking veteran and founder of the United S...
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., the biggest freight broker in North America, will double its technology spending over the next five years as it fends off challenges from a growing field of digital start...
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) data, carriers who operate smaller fleet sizes of one to six trucks continue to add power to their operation, with tractor counts growing 5% ...
Hardly a day goes by without someone suggesting that technologies like AI, machine learning, and robotics will transform the 21st century labor market. A prominent example of this has been in truck dr...
With harvest season coming up in a hurry, farmers want to make sure bins are ready to receive the new crop. However, that has been more of a challenge than normal for some. Fayette County, Iowa, farme...
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Two truck drivers can’t sue the nation’s trucking regulator over inaccurate driver data because the entity isn’t a consumer reporting agency, a federal district court in Washington r...
WASHINGTON — Drivers and trucking industry representatives had another chance to voice comments on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposal to change certain hours-of-ser...
Blood on the tracks. Commodity blood. Dennis Haugen stared in disbelief at a wealth of frozen vegetables, seafood, butter, flour, lead ingots, lumber, and a motley array of odds-and-ends scattered acr...
The history of early human advancement is the history of harvesting prosperity from agricultural innovation. In Harvesting Prosperity: Technology and Productivity Growth in Agriculture, we argue that ...
The coalition, which is led by OOIDA and includes dozens of trade associations, opposes bills that would mandate underride guards, speed limiters, automatic emergency braking systems, and a minimum o...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The owners of two trucking companies that hauled refuse and scrap metal through Rhode Island and Massachusetts have been sentenced to a year of probation each for telling thei...
Insurance costs for many motor carriers have crept higher in recent years, particularly for commercial auto liability insurance. The trucking and insurance industry experts I’ve spoken with over...
A local legislator and an area business are supporting state legislation that would allow trucks to specifically carry heavier loads of masonry products on Indiana highways. Most semi-tractor trailers...
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An Indiana woman was sentenced Sept. 11 to nearly five years in federal prison for embezzling more than $800,000 from a trucking company. Once released from federal prison, Lucy Owens, 42, of Hobart, ...
Diesel prices could spike by over 20% overnight due to the market coming to grips with the biggest blackswan event to hit oil in over a decade. On Friday night, while most of the U.S. was settling in ...
In the last few years, Chris Adams has touched down in 11 countries. Business cards and brochures in hand, this young and business-savvy farmer-turned-globetrotter has one goal: build personal relatio...
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) expects to see significant improvement in efficiency when it completes the commissioning of its new feed manufacturing facility in Quincy, Illinois, U.S. The facility,...
We’re not quite halfway through our harvest here in Canada: The lentils and barley are done, the canola is starting to come in, and soon we’ll get to the durum wheat and chickpeas. It has ...
Daniel McCreary is a 47-year-old truck driver who lives in Centreville, Maryland. He's been in the trucking business for decades, and he now hauls chicken feed for short distances throughout his work...
People may have seen a large convoy of trucks driving down Highway 1 and Highway 11 towards Regina on Saturday. Law enforcement and truckers from different parts of Saskatchewan joined together for th...
Freight shipments within the US fell 3.0% in August 2019, compared to August 2018, the ninth month in a row of year-over-year declines, but it was only about half the rate of declines in May (-6.0%) a...
Trucking moves 71% of the freight in the United States.Most of the basic functions of society wouldn't be effective if truckers were to stop working.And naturally, your Amazon Prime packages would be ...
As a board member for #TimberUnity Association, a grass-roots group, I recently attended the annual economic summit of coastal legislators in Florence. I wanted to hear firsthand lawmakers’ plan...
Siouxland truckers who stopped at the Love’s Travel Center on Singing Hills Boulevard Thursday afternoon got a free lunch and other special surprises. Great West Casualty Company and Joe Morten ...
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Nikola Motor Co., a 5-year-old firm in Phoenix that most Americans have never heard of, says it has an order to lease 14,000 semitrucks that will run on hydrogen, an assertion that, if realized, could...
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will exempt some agricultural products from additional tariffs on U.S. goods, China’s official Xinhua News Agency said Friday, in the latest sign of easing Sino-U.S. t...
California state Senators late on Tuesday passed AB5, proposed legislation that would set tougher standards for determining which workers can be properly classified as independent contractors. Democra...
There continues to be a lot of conversation about driver detention times, and the U.S. Department of Transportation was still taking input on the issue until Sept. 9....
Steve Viscelli doesn’t think of himself as a naysayer. “I’m more a yes-sayer with a pessimistic outlook,” said Viscelli, an economic and political sociologist at the University...
American farmers in disbelief over the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s relatively lofty projections for crop production are vowing to put off harvest-time sales until prices recover from recent...
AccuWeather’s latest 2019 crop production analysis shows 2019 corn and soybeans will have reduced yield and quality when compared to recent years. The company pegs corn at 13.36 billion bu. of p...
At one time, fuel pricing may have been the single biggest challenge to the trucking industry. It wasn’t so long ago that surcharges were added to purchase orders as the cost of fuel escalated a...
Since 2005 the American Trucking Associations (ATA) has been releasing reports on the driver shortage. The ATA is the largest national trade association for U.S. truck carriers. Most recently the ATA ...
Autonomous trucks are coming. But they will get here faster if states and the federal government invest in infrastructure to promote their development. Investments could include a lane on the highway ...
A new ranking of truck driver salaries was just published — and an Illinois-based carrier made a surprisingly high appearance on the list. When the website truckdriverssalary.com updated their &...
While the technology behind autonomous trucking is certainly moving forward and has major proponents, there are many challenges and years—with estimates from as soon as three to five or upwards ...
(Bloomberg) -- Stefan Soloviev is in his “western office”—the passenger seat of a Chevy Silverado bouncing along a dirt road near the Kansas-Colorado border, his farm manager at the ...
Though a commercial truck seized in what ISP at the time described as its largest marijuana bust ever -- and which turned out to be a load of industrial hemp -- has been returned to its owner, the sta...
(Newswire.net -- September 6, 2019) -- For many Americans, truck driving is an excellent gig. More than 3.5 million Americans hold jobs as a truck driver, thanks to relatively low barriers of entry an...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker announced Friday the approval of $18.6 million in emergency relief to repair or reconstruct flood-damaged transportation ...
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is celebrated Sept. 8 through Sept. 14, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA).The ATA says the week is celebrated "to h...
The demand for coal from utilities is expected to drop by 50% by 2030, which would lead to a $5 billion revenue loss for railroads, according to a research note from Moody's emailed to Supply Chain Di...
With Trucker Appreciation Week coming up, it is hard to think what are lives would be like…but here is a glimpse....
MISSION, KANSAS, U.S. — The Redwood Group, LLC announced on Sept. 4 that it has completed the acquisition of Ceres Commodities, LLC in Newport, Kentucky, U.S. Ceres Commodities is a supplier of ...
A vegan protester says that she was injured after a very close encounter with a semi truck driver hauling livestock. In a now-viral video shared on September 4, animal rights protester Kat Howard is h...
I spoke with a guy recently who was run off the road by a distracted driver coming the other way. He had no way to prove it since they were out on a rural country road with no one around. We found a...
CORPUS CHRISTI — Local sorghum farmers say they had an excellent harvest, but they don't have anywhere to sell their crops. They've also lost storage space for their sorghum because one of our l...
VAN WERT, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they shot and killed a truck driver during a chase in western Ohio after he intentionally drove the wrong way on a highway toward oncoming traffic. The Alle...
Grain handling company Parrish & Heimbecker Limited today announced that it is significantly expanding its network of grain elevators and crop input retail centres in Western Canada. The Winnipeg-...
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. -- Our highways are crowded with tractor-trailers, and the big rigs are getting larger. Congressman Matt Cartwright says the combination is leading to more serious injuries in t...
Chris Spear, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations (ATA), hopes to see reforms in trucker safety involving hours of service (HOS), the adoption of new technologies, as well as a crac...
A recent article by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics showed researchers at MIT’s Energy Initiative and Plasma Fusion and Science Center have developed a hybrid engine that runs ...
“Scoular has been working with farmers and buying grain for 127 years,” said Greg Lickteig, director of The Scoular Company. “We are an employee-owned company which makes us different from our competi...
A tweak to rules governing the time truckers must rest is winning cheers from tax reform and conservative groups because it could save consumers $274 million. Led by Americans for Tax Reform, a coalit...
The hearing regarding the temporary restraining order requested by North Dakota Soybean Processors against the Spiritwood Energy Park Association has been continued until 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, i...
“We farm, we hunt, we fish. We try to be as sustainable as we can. The whole goat thing opens up a whole new opportunity of homesteading."...
ADM Agriculture, the UK arm of global food conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland, saw a rise in profits as a result of the 2018 heatwave. The business, formerly known as ADM Arkady, posted a post-tax pr...
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A sewage truck met a watery end in New South Wales; regulators in NSW have created improved port access for trucks; National Transport Commission overhauls assurance framework; ATA wants truck drivers...
Wade and Breann Fischer likely won’t go to Bismarck on Nov. 12, the day Hunter Hanson is scheduled to be sentenced in a federal court for generating losses for claimants up to $11.2 million....
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Anyone following a 10-wheeler or semi trailer hauling grain or potatoes from the fields can’t help but notice that at least 99 percent of them bear a sign on the back that announces the owner has take...
Agriculture giant Bunge is to slash its workforce as part of its relocation of its corporate headquarters, part of a sector-wide trend for job losses and strategic shakeups as companies in the sector ...
There are few things worse than being involved in an auto accident, but those involving a truck can quickly increase the amount of damage done. Roughly 500,000 accidents involving a truck occur each y...
Truck makers are logging sharply lower orders, adding another stress point for a decelerating U.S. manufacturing sector....
Eighteen states were awarded $225 million in federal grants to replace and upgrade bridges in rural areas, which could help speed truck freight. The money was distributed through the U.S. Department o...
Ten southeastern states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are included in an emergency declaration issued by trucking regulators as Hurricane Dorian approaches the east coast of Florida. &ldquo...
“I expected his answer to be no,” Smucker told Land Line Now’s Mary McKenna. “I didn’t expect his answer to be that it actually makes the roads more dangerous. That’s the part that surprised me. He sa...
Latest Driver Shortage Forecast The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) latest forecast indicates that the (trucking) industry is expected to need 60,800 more for-hire over-the-road truckload ...
Trucking company failures are rising as faltering freight demand exposes operators unprepared for a downturn after last year’s red-hot shipping market. Approximately 640 carriers went out of bus...
After a fatal accident in 2016, a lawsuit was filed against the truck driver who caused the crash, his carrier, and the carrier’s parent company. A Georgia jury has found all three liable for th...
The number of US trucking companies rose by more than 21,000 in the year between June 2018 and this June, even as low spot-market pricing increased pressure on smaller fleets....
The U.S. trucking industry chalked up a record year in 2018, one that arguably was the best the industry has seen in decades, if not in its history. Most truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) carrie...
Joplin and Springfield have made a top ten list identifying the best cities for truckers in the US. In a study of 384 cities by AdvisorSmith, Springfield ranks #9 for best mid-size cities for heavy &a...
Ready Trucking’s Google listing shows the entity as “permanently closed.” Corporate Google listings are typically managed by a member of a company at Google My Business. Ready Trucki...
MOBILITY, NEWS UPS Self Driving Trucks Have Made Deliveries in Arizona for Months August 28, 2019 TechDecisions Staff Leave a Comment A recent Gizmodo report says TuSimple, a self-driving freight truc...
ATLANTA — In an effort to ease traffic congestion statewide during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending interstate highway construction lane closures. ...
PEORIA, Ill. — The bulk of grain, fertilizer, petroleum and other shipments on the Illinois River will be idle next summer for major repairs to six aging locks and dams. “The locks and dam...
On Monday morning, August 26, Tom McLeod, president of McLeod Software, opened the company's 2019 User Conference at the Gaylord Rockies in Aurora, Colorado, with prepared remarks. While McLeod's talk...
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In recent years, investors in Silicon Valley and beyond have been pumping more cash than ever into the sci-fi idea of self-driving cars. But modern companies like Tesla and Google are not pioneers of ...
Former Waymo and Uber self-driving car engineer Anthony Levandowski—regarded by many as a father of the fledgling autonomous vehicle industry—was indicted Tuesday on 33 federal charges of ...
A 38-year-old Army veteran is the winner of the 2019 Mike O’Connell Trucking’s Top Rookie Award presented by CCJ sister publication Truckers News. Dwight Arnold, who lives in Clarksville, ...
No matter how long you’ve been driving, you have to admit that there are times when trucking can get pretty scary. Maybe narrow lanes in construction zones make you sweat. Maybe the back row of...
The trucking industry made a pit stop in Dallas, Texas this weekend for the 2019 Great American Trucking Show. The three-day event brought professionals from the field together for a networking and le...
Farmers in the Hoosier state are exempt from a number of federal trucking regulations, but being exempt from a number of reasonable safety practices and regulatory guidelines is a cause for concern am...
Paul Schlegel of Starsky Robotics, the company’s senior vice president of trucking operations, joined Pronto.ai’s co-founder Ognen Stojanovski in a panel at the Great American Trucking Sho...
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Bernie Sanders wants to spend $216 billion to replace all long-haul diesel trucks with fast-charging electric trucks if he is elected president in 2020. “Because this nation depends heavily on g...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- U.S. agricultural commodities groups have had enough with trade tariffs and the lack of progress. On Friday, China announced it will impose an extra 5% tariff, in addition to the 2...
Truckers like Lexington, Kentucky-based owner-operator Chad Boblett said truckers have suffered "a bloodbath" in 2019. This year alone, some 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs as trucking compan...
U.S. trucking and third-party logistics companies are pushing Senate lawmakers to ignore a proposal by their colleagues in the House chamber to make crash safety scores public. The American Trucking A...
ADM hopes somebody thinks so. The Chicago-based agricultural processing giant, the largest ethanol producer until last year, is increasingly eager to exit the business. Once a growth driver, the corn-...
To hedge against the risk of decreasing trucking rates in the future, a trucking carrier as a “seller” of trucking capacity, would go short on the best fit trucking freight futures contrac...
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will conduct two public listening sessions about a recently announced proposed rule the agency claims would add flexibility to hours-...
**Opening the door for truckers to go “off the clock” for up to three hours when faced with delays in loading or unloading, new proposed rules on hours of service regulations were welcomed...
The number of railcars sitting idle is climbing to multi-month highs, reflecting the downturn in freight and transportation demand. Nowhere is that more evident than in dry bulk commodities, with some...
JEFFERSON CITY — Truck drivers gathered at the Capitol building in Jefferson City Tuesday morning to push for a new bill that would prohibit driverless or autonomous trucks in Missouri. This com...
One of the nation’s largest ethanol companies announced on Tuesday it will idle a 92-million-gallon plant in Cloverdale, Indiana, following EPA’s decision to grant 31 new small-refinery wa...
(KMAland) -- Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves recently met with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission about the conditions of area roadways impacted by the floods of 2019. "We vi...
New Holland, a leading agricultural and construction equipment manufacturer, will launch The Great New Holland Haytools Giveaway in partnership with media leader Farm Journal at Farm Progress Show. Th...
This spring's heavy rainfall and flooding left 1.3 million acres (0.526 million hectares) of land unplanted in Arkansas. Lawrence County farmers saw nearly 74,000 idled acres (29,947 million hectares)...
WINONA — Declan Pfund, who turns 4 years old on Tuesday, loves trucks. Saturday, at the truck driving school at Minnesota State College-Southeast in Winona, Declan got the birthday surprise of h...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A recent proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an agency of the Transportation Department, would change drive-time rules for truckers. The trucking indu...
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UPS announced on Thursday that its venture-capital arm UPS Ventures bought a minority stake in one of the hottest self-driving truck startups around: TuSimple. Based in San Diego and Beijing, TuSimple...
TORONTO, Ont. – Loads were down, trucks were up in the spot market in July, according to the latest data from TransCore Link Logistics. There was a 9% decline in loads compared to June, with 15%...
PHOENIX (3 TV / CBS 5) Valley drivers will encounter a new kind of traffic interchange in the next few months. Two new diverging diamond interchanges will be opening along the new South Mountain port...
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A major highway in northeast Missouri that is used by thousands of motorists a day has been deemed unsafe. A new report released earlier this week from GeoTab, ranks U.S. Highw...
Having provided 100 years of service to area farmers, the Garden City Cooperative celebrated its centennial Friday with a come-and-go reception at the main office in downtown Garden City....
Despite the "doom and gloom" of some industry watchers, there are cities where trucking activity has picked up in August, offering a glimmer of hope for the US freight market....
VINCENNES, Ind. — Leaders from Vincennes University celebrated the grand opening of a new Agricultural Center Aug. 5. The 45,000-square-foot facility houses the Vincennes University/Purdue Unive...
Truckers have for months been sounding the alarm about a "bloodbath" in their $800 billion industry. This year alone, some 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs as trucking companies large and smal...
The dwindling pricing advantage means that there is less financial incentive for shippers to transport cargo “intermodal” rather than just utilizing trucking for the entire length of the t...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Bunge Ltd. is relocating its global headquarters from White Plains to St. Louis. “While St. Louis is already an important hub for Bunge and our current North American ...
Truckers have for months been sounding the alarm about a "bloodbath" in their $800 billion industry. This year alone, some 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs as trucking companies large and smal...
The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel, a move long sought by the trucking industry bu...
Grain marketing is a vital component of a profitable farm operation and is one of the top challenges farmers wish they could overcome, according to a new report from FarmLogs. In the 2019 State of Gra...
With the stroke of her pen on Monday, Gov. Kay Ivey ceremonially signed a law that aims to reduce human trafficking by training truck drivers to spot it. Sponsored by Rep. Merika Coleman, D-Birmingham...
In a study with implications for logistics developments tied to rail access, the pricing advantage of shipping by rail is declining, says IHS Markit. The latest quarterly U.S. Domestic Intermodal Savi...
A new Profession Intelligence Report released by Stats and Reports with the title Global Autonomous Trucks Market “can grow into the most important market in the world that has played an importa...
Despite having a great year in 2018, the trucking industry has been struggling this year, leading at least eight trucking companies -- many of them smaller companies -- to fold in the last eight month...
Earlier this year, Ingrid De Ryck, vice president of procurement and sustainability for beer giant Anheuser-Busch, rode across a stage in Scottsdale, Arizona, on top of a bright red wagon — fill...
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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday she's looking into millions of dollars in vehicle registration fees the state has paid to an arm of the Michigan Trucking Association and she's not su...
Truck drivers have been clobbered with falling rates in 2019. There has also been a spate of trucking companies that have gone bankrupt. And a classic sign that more trucking bankruptcies are on the h...
CHICAGO, Aug 11 (Reuters) - As severe weather ravaged the U.S. Midwest this spring, agricultural software company Sentera was swamped with frustrated farmers and traders uploading drone videos of wate...
The owner of the Portgordon maltings, near Buckie, has blamed higher grain prices at Harvest 2018 and caution from distillers for a drop in pre-tax profits last year....
Data on producer prices shows that wholesale inflation pressure was nearly nonexistent in July. Industry detail showed broad-based declines in trucking rates, and yearly it is likely to turn negative ...
That’s the lesson from American crop handler Andersons Inc., which benefited from market volatility and merchandising activities in the second quarter. Adjusted earnings came in at 98 cents a sh...
Over 90 percent of carriers are already running electronic logging device (ELDs), but a small percentage of fleets continue to run automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs). These older telematics ...
FAIRMONT — The Martin County Economic Development Authority heard some big news Monday from Fairmont economic development coordinator Linsey Preuss, who presented them with a proposed $100 milli...
A new self-driving truck startup recently announced that they are using the most heavily travelled freight corridor in Texas to deliver goods to customers. On August 6, Kodiak Robotics announced via b...
A new facility that produces freeze-dried protein ingredients for the pet food industry will be unveiled in Seward, Tuesday, August 6th. The Scoular's Company will oversee production, and they say the...
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The Missouri Department of Transportation knows the continued road closures due to flooding and flood damage are impacting lives, including its own workers in these affected areas, and MoDOT is workin...
About 97% of heavy-duty trucks rely on petroleum diesel but only 50% of all convenience stores sell it. This lack of availability has been a problem for heavy-duty truck drivers, and that’s wher...
Forty years ago this fall Wayne Cryts stored his beans in an elevator near New Madrid, MO. When the elevator went bankrupt a multi-year battle began for Wayne to get the right to sell those beans. Hun...
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The U.S. DOT announced Tuesday it has increased fines across the board for violations of federal trucking regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is required by Federal Civil Pena...
Legislation that would increase the minimum insurance liability coverage required for interstate trucking from $750,000 to almost $5 million would put more small owner-operators out of business, indep...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. grains merchant and food processor Archer Daniels Midland Co on Thursday reported a 41.3% drop in second-quarter adjusted profit and missed Wall Street expectations, after bei...
The National Grain and Feed Association, which represents more than 1,100 grain, feed, processing, exporting and other grain-related companies throughout the country, told the Senate Agriculture Commi...
As July comes to a close, about 8.6 percent of carriers are still holding onto their automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs). However, the latest data indicates that regional and super-regional c...
Summers Trucking employees gathered for breakfast Saturday morning at the Ephrata American Legion. After ham and eggs and all the fixings, the 91 employees learned that the Summers family owners, Beck...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is increasing fines for violating trucking regulations. Effective on Wednesday, July 31, the FMCSA will increase the amount that truckers must p...
CONNECT SHARE TWEET EMAIL COMMENTS Comdata, a Fleetcor company, announced a new National Tire Discount Program that gives trucking fleets substantial discounts on commercial tires. Under the new progr...
A federal jury awarded CRST Expedited $15.5 million in damages in connection with reported truck driver poaching by Arizona-based Swift Transportation. The judgment Swift must pay, ordered on July 23,...
She gets dressed, drives her Peterbilt truck to one of the dozens of frac mines around the Permian Basin, is loaded with 50,000 pounds of sand, drives 100 miles or more through crowded bumpy roads and...
Despite an unusually wet spring followed by an unusually cool June, America’s corn farmers planted even more than they did last year. U.S. farmers have planted 91.7 million acres of corn in 2019...
UTAH COUNTY — The section of U.S. Highway 89 has been reopened after flooding and mudslides covered and damaged parts of the road in southeastern Utah County on Friday. U.S. 89 was closed Friday...
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QuikQ, LLC, an independent full-service fuel payment solutions provider founded in 2008, has announced strategic investments by truck stop and truck maintenance industry leaders Love's Travel Stops an...
If all goes as planned in August, a freight train will chug down a track near Pueblo, Colo.—entirely controlled by computers. Humans in the locomotive will merely observe, as the latest in artif...
The lines of colorful and polished heavy-duty work trucks parked outside Trail’s Travel Center in southern Minnesota covered the gamut of freight hauling. But they shared a common theme: profess...
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Customers of the major U.S. railroads claim that many of the service headaches and added costs they've increasingly had to endure over the last three years could be avoided if they were to be made par...
A proposed delay of the compliance date for two key provisions within the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s final rule on Entry-Level Driver Training is not going over well in trucki...
CLEVELAND — Trucks were still coming and going Wednesday at NAT Services along Grant Avenue in Cleveland. The company employed Paul Podgurski, Jr., who police identified as the driver of a dump ...
(DTN) — Black smoke continues to roll off an outdoor soybean pile for the tenth day in a row at a Gavilon grain elevator surrounded by floodwaters in northwest Missouri. The area between the Mis...
As FOX31 has previously reported, federal law only requires Castellano 03 Trucking to carry $750,000 in liability insurance, which is exactly what the company carries, according to a federal document ...
A federal judge has ruled that Fitzgerald Truck Parts and Sales can proceed with its lawsuit disputing an IRS claim that the glider truck maker owes more than $64 million in back tractor-trailer feder...
Truckers haul 71 percent of America’s freight tonnage, keeping retailers supplied and in business — but not without challenges. Slim margins, emergency needs and mounting daily expenses ca...
The Chinese government has given the go-ahead for five companies to buy up to 3 million tons of U.S. soybeans free of retaliatory import tariffs as trade negotiations between the two nations continue,...
We talk to truck drivers everyday that deal with distracted motorists on the road. We had a truck driver last week that was ran off the road into a ditch from a motorist and had no proof to show. Pro...
LONGMONT, Colo. – We’ve all tried different methods of getting around a busted-out taillight – from red film to red tape or taped-on plastic. But a Longmont police sergeant spotted a...
SYRACUSE, KAS. — A partnership between Scoular and Cactus Feeders, Inc. will bring a new daily source of feed to dairy producers in western Kansas. Cactus Feeders, Amarillo, Texas, is building a...
An Arizona community college is offering an unusual new course that promises to train truck drivers for a job that doesn’t really exist yet. Tucson, Arizona’s Pima Community College is cur...
Alan Ehnat has spent his life on the road. But even the spry 87 year old shook his head in surprise when he added up the years and found it had been more than six decades behind the wheel. Asked about...
If you believe the latest hype about technology, you’d think that blockchain technology (BCT) is going to transform every business by next Wednesday. Of course, that’s not the case, but th...
The idea that road might be a zero carbon alternative to rail sounds counter-intuitive, even to convinced petrolheads, but the situation could arise, according to a new report for the government entit...
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Economic growth is strong. Unemployment is low. Business and consumer confidence remains high. It’s pretty easy to say that most small business owners are doing pretty well this year. Except if ...
CATOOSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- The barges at the Port of Catoosa haven't moved since May13th after the historic flooding. That's costing the state more than two million dollars a day in lost revenue. RELATE...
Silicon Valley startup, Peloton, focuses on a unique angle in the race for autonomous truck driving technology. The company plans to use computers, sensors, and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology to ...
Tens of thousands of ships sailing the world's oceans burn more than 3 million barrelsof sludge-like high-sulfur fuel every single day. But, starting next year, the shipping industry will have to comp...
There’s a joke in the autonomous vehicle community right now: How do you know you’re in a self-driving car? There are two human drivers in the front. Many of the companies testing out self...
Kansas wheat is stockpiling at area elevators as 2019 harvest comes to a close. Some will start shipping out to California from Scoular Grain northeast of Pratt in the very near future....
There’s growing consensus among national security experts that China now poses the greatest, long-term strategic threat to United States. Evidence of this can be seen on multiple fronts, includi...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The heat wave bearing down on Illinois this week may create problems on the road. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is warning drivers that the pav...
Emerge Energy Services, which owns eight frac sand mining and processing facilities in Wisconsin under subsidiary Superior Silica Sands, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections in federal cour...
Shale Support is the latest in a line of companies from outside Houston to bring their bankruptcies before Bayou City courts....
President Donald Trump’s trade war will change forever the way top importer China buys its soybeans. That’s according to Archer-Daniels-Midland, one of the world’s largest agricultur...
Frontier Co-op and Midwest Farmers Cooperative, which decided to merge in April, have announced plans for a new name and a new headquarters location.... ...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied a request from the Small Business in Transportation Coalition that sought to exempt trucking companies with 50 or fewer employees from the el...
Bucking trends in industries with similar workforce demographics, self-employed truck drivers earn more per hour and work more hours for more money than company drivers who are paid per mile or per ho...
Starsky Robotics is a tiny autonomous trucking startup that plans to take on global truck manufacturers including Daimler, Volvo and Volkswagen’s Traton subsidiary. The San Francisco company sco...