Study on future of alternative fuels to be discussed at NATSO Show
Friday, January 11th, 2013
After completing a study on future transportation fuels, leaders from the National Petroleum Council will provide an overview of their findings during a public presentation.
Mid-West Truck and Trailer Show to take place in February
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
The Mid-West Truckers Association will hold its second annual Mid-West Truck and Trailer Show on February 1-2, 2013, in Peoria, Illinois.
TCA releases Recruiting from the Military series
Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
The Truckload Carriers Association recently released four webinars for fleet managers who want to learn about the best ways to recruit and hire military personnel with commercial drivers licenses.
Illinois drivers honor deceased driver with 150-truck procession
Thursday, December 27th, 2012
After Alyssa Van Meter, a truck driver working for OÂ’Hare Towing, was murdered in her home, drivers in the area came together to honor her memory.
New York State Thruway Authority drops toll hike for trucks
Monday, December 24th, 2012
New York State Thruway Authority officials recently announced that they have discarded a controversial plan to impose a 45 percent toll increase on commercial vehicles with more than three axles.
Diesel Technology Forum joins National Biodiesel Board
Friday, December 21st, 2012
The Diesel Technology Forum recently added the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) as the newest member of the allied group that produces and distributes renewable biodiesel fuel in the United States.
Survey explores common fuel efficiency initiatives
Thursday, December 13th, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency partnered with PepsiCo and Transplace to sponsor a fuel efficiency initiatives survey.
Industry officials look to recruit new truck drivers
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
With the number of open truck driving jobs in the United States, industry officials are looking for new ways to make the profession seem more desirable for job seekers.
Trucking executives look to solve truck parking shortage
Friday, December 7th, 2012
Since 1996, members of the trucking industry have been grappling with a shortage of truck parking spaces along many of the most popular freight corridors in the United States.
Chicago launches incentive program to convert fleets to electric power
Friday, November 30th, 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently gave $15 million to the City of Chicago to create an incentive program that may convince trucking companies to convert their fleets from diesel gas to electric power.