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National On-Highway Diesel Price Soars to Highest Point Since 2014

Washington D.C. – The national average price for on-highway diesel now sits at its highest point in nearly seven years. According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOA) latest weekly fuel report, the national average price for diesel for the week ending September 27, rose 2.1 cents from the week before to $3.406/gallon.   It’s […]

Trucking Group Pushes USDOT to Help ‘Accelerate’ Deployment of Driverless Trucks

Washington D.C. – Trucking’s most powerful lobbyist is pushing the Biden Administration to do more to help speed the deployment of driverless trucks. In a letter sent last week to United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) urged regulators to “accelerate” the removal of “regulatory barriers” preventing the […]

Serious Injuries Reported in Crash Leaving Car Wedged Under Big Rig

Crown Point, IN – A motorist suffered serious injuries today in a crash that left a car wedged underneath a big rig along an Indiana interstate. Indiana State Police (ISP) investigators said the accident occurred at approximately 1:45 p.m. at the 246.8 mile-marker on Interstate 65 south.   A preliminary investigation shows that a blue […]

House Democrats Defeat Efforts to Stop Vaccine Passports for Interstate Travel

Washington D.C. – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have defeated two recent attempts to stop vaccine requirements from being imposed on interstate travelers. Last week, Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) and Judiciary Committees dismissed Republican-backed amendments to the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill which would have defunded any attempt by […]

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