Tandem Thoughts: I hate it when the Jake brake wrinkles my dress

How many times during a working day do each of us hear the word “safety” thrown around? It’s a six-letter word that dictates every aspect of every minute in every day a driver works. If you want to force someone to do something they don’t want to do, just mention...

Utah voters to weigh in on increasing fuel tax for education use

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a bill to ask voters their opinion about putting money ordinarily reserved for road use instead towards education. Specifically, the effort’s passage authorizes adding a non-binding question to this fall’s ballot to see if voters...

Texas DOT forgives more than $1B in toll late fees

The Texas Department of Transportation will dismiss approximately $1.3 billion in toll late fees for approximately 2.2 million motorists, according to the department. On Wednesday, representatives from the Texas DOT told the state House Transportation Committee about...

DAT Solutions: As Temps Fell Last Week, More Trucks Hit the Road

“Chill” is a word you heard a lot last week, especially if you were routed anywhere through the Midwest. Wintery weather combined with an 11 percent increase in the number of trucks and a 1 percent dip in loads helped cool off rates on the spot truckload freight...