The sluggish U.S. economy combined with tight capacity levels continues to make mergers, acquisitions, partnerships and other deal-making initiatives attractive within the trucking industry, according to recent research by global consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). “Trucking is still a very fragmented industry; there are a lot of players out there. And the advantages of becoming a…Details
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Class 8 truck order rate dipped in April Net orders for Class 8 trucks fell in April, but it’s debatable whether that reflects poorly on the state of the ongoing recovery of the truck market. While one industry analyst interprets the data as meaning the truck build rate had hit a “soft patch” and another…Details
A week-long crackdown on polluting diesel trucks by the New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as part of the agency’s statewide clean air initiative, resulted in the issuing of 206 tickets in check-point operations across New York.
Plans to charge tolls along most of Interstate 70 in Missouri have been put on temporary hold as the state Senate voted to form a committee to study the issue later in the year, according to a report in the Kansas City Star. Moments after the Senate voted 33-0 in favor of forming a committee…Details
A truck driver attempting to rescue a fellow trucker at the scene of a fiery truck crash recently succumbed to injuries he sustained in the March 13 incident on the Indiana Toll Road in Joseph County, IN. Donald Duncan Jr., 58, stopped at the scene of a two-truck accident and sustained fatal burns and injuries…Details