After falling more than 10 cents in the month of June, diesel prices leveled out to start July, increasing by less than a cent during the week ending July 3, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report. Read more

 

According to data tracking by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the turnover rate for drivers at U.S. TL fleets increased slightly in the first quarter this year while remaining at what the group called “historically low levels.” Read more

 

The top attorney for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said the agency is moving forward with plans in support of recommendations by a panel of elite academics for a new approach to measuring motor carrier safety scores. Read more

 

Following last year’s spike in highway fatalities — the first time deaths on Iowa roads surpassed 400 in eight years — Iowa now is trending closer to normal. Read more

 

The IMTA is out to make history fun again and we want you to join in on this fun! Read more

 

To promote highway safety, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) is partnering with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the American Bus Association (ABA), and AAA to launch the “Our Roads, Our Safety” campaign. Read more

 

The U.S. economy grew faster in the first quarter of the year than earlier estimates indicated, according to a Commerce Department report, but there’s little optimism the second quarter will show a big surge. Read more

 

A new DOT drug testing report shows that the overall 2016 lab-reported positive drug test rate for truck drivers and other DOT security-sensitive employees rose to its highest level since at least 2009, including year-over-year in three of five drug categories. Read more

 

Uber’s drive to become a major player in the trucking business is off to a bumpy start, with analysts and industry executives questioning what exactly the company can bring to the sprawling $700-billion industry. Read more

 

According to the Department of Energy’s weekly report for week ending June 12, fuel prices hit their lowest point in 2017. Read more