The Kansas Highway Patrol’s Trucks on Patrol for Safety, or TOPS, program is rolling across the state’s highways for the sixth year in a row. This program provides state troopers an opportunity to ride with professional truck drivers, giving enforcement personnel a front seat view to witness, document and ticket motorists who cut off trucks…Details
“Optimism regarding the U.S. economy among U.S. industrial manufacturers improved markedly during the first quarter of 2012, while views of the worldwide economy remain guarded, improving only modestly due to continued high levels of uncertainty.” –Barry Misthal, global industrial manufacturing leader for global consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers Sometimes in the rough-and-tumble world of freight you’ve just…Details
Austin, TX-based eFueling Technologies,a provider of automated fleet fueling software and transaction processing equipment for automated unattended fueling, today announced a strategic alliance with Franklin, TN-based truckstop fuel transaction processor QuikQ. The agreement introduces eFueling to the 54-billion gallon per year truckstop market, and expands QuikQ’s product line to serve unattended-terminal business opportunities. Terms of…Details
PennDOT put up signs last week in Schuylkill County, PA, warning drivers of a dangerous mountainside, specifically truck drivers with a heavy load coming down off a steep mountain from Shenandoah, according to a WNEP News report.
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California clean fuel directives will drive up diesel prices at the pump to around $6.69/gal. and put California’s truckers at a significant competitive disadvantage to trucks based in other states, according to a study just released by the California Trucking Assn. CTA). The study, “The Impact of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard & Cap-and-Trade…Details