ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association has named six professional truck drivers as finalists for the 2017 Driver of the Year contests, recognizing the company and owner- operators who provide reliable transportation of North America’s goods.
WASHINGTON — The U. S. Department of Transportation is launching a multi-modal initiative, including two pilot programs, to modernize its data analysis and integrate its traditional data sets with new “big data” sources to gain insights into transportation safety.
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — Jim Johnston, president and CEO of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) since 1974 and whose name was synonymous with efforts to improve the workplace and lifestyle for thousands of independent contractors, died Monday.
Diesel prices continued their upward trek Monday, with the national on-highway average ringing up 2.3 cents higher at $2.996, right on the cusp of the $3-a-gallon mark.