1. Fed Economist: Economy Looks to Keep Expanding

    By Denise Rondini, Truckinginfo.com, January 23, 2018 LAS VEGAS -- “We are now in the third longest expansion,” said William Strauss, senior economist and economic advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, speaking at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue event here just ahead of Heavy Duty …Read More

  2. U.S. Chamber Says Increase Gas Tax To Fund Infrastructure

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, January 19, 2018 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday unveiled its plan for increasing the gas tax to rebuild America’s roads, bridges and trains. Chamber President Tom Donohue called for a 25-cent increase to the gas tax over the course of five years, but said his gr…Read More

  3. Survey: Regional fleets still slow to adopt ELDs

    By Sean Kilcarr, American Trucker, January 19, 2018 On ongoing poll conducted by CarrierLists finds that compliance with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate by trucking companies is dropping back down to levels experienced back in November and December – a factor largely driven by regional…Read More

  4. FMCSA To Focus On Technology, Deregulation

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, January 11, 2018 According to Cathy Gautreaux, deputy administrator at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the motor carrier industry is “on the cusp of revolutionary changes” in the way freight and people are moved, and government regulations need to kee…Read More

  5. Storm Blasts East Coast with Blizzard Conditions

    By Steven Martinez, HDT Truckinginfo.com, January 4, 2018 A massive winter storm has slammed the East Coast from Florida to Maine, bringing with it snow, high winds, and frigid temperatures that are creating difficult traveling conditions across a wide swath of the Northeast. Commonly referred to as…Read More

  6. DOT Will Open Carrier Registration Process Soon, Fees Lowered

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, January 4, 2018 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration finalized the Unified Carrier Registration fees for 2018 and 2019 just as December came to an end.  Members of the UCR board were notified late Friday, Dec. 29, that the agency had submitted a direct final r…Read More

  7. Indicators: Shippers ‘feeling the pinch’ of tight truck market

    By James Jaillet, CCJ News, December 27, 2017 Tight capacity hammering shippers conditions: In the lead up to the year’s busiest freight season, market conditions for shippers continued to deteriorate, according to the monthly Shippers Conditions Index from FTR. The index’s reading in October pl…Read More

  8. OOIDA Wants Drivers To Email Their ELD Citations

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, December 21, 2017 As the ELD mandate goes into effect, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is continuing to monitor the implementation and enforcement of a mandate they fought against and continue to oppose. To that end, the Association has established a de…Read More