Diesel Prices Hit 6 Year Lows

Diesel Prices Hit 6 Year Low

Falling Diesel Prices Create Unique Opportunities Trucking companies continue to praise the falling diesel prices as diesel prices hit 6 year lows. According to the Department of Energy’s weekly report, diesel prices dropped 5.9 cent drop this week. With the decrease, the U.S.’ average per-gallon diesel price fell to its lowest point since October 2009.…

Indiana Trucking Company Facing Heat For I-65 Deaths

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The open road is a dangerous place and when you mix a semi truck with high speeds, you have the making for a disaster. Unfortunately, this was the case in Hammond, Indiana on I-65 last week. Five people were killed in a crash on I-65 in Tippecanoe County. Police said the truck driver who created…

Mack Defense Will Supply 1,500+ Trucks To Canadian Armed Forces

Mack Defense To Supply Armed Trucks To Canada

Mack Defense has been awarded two contracts by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defense to deliver more than 1,500 8×8 trucks for the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Standard Military Pattern (SMP) program and to provide an initial five years of In-Service Support (ISS) for…

Senate Bill Would Lower Truck Driver Age Limit If Passed

Teen Truck Drivers

A senate bill currently making rounds proposes to lower the truck driver age limit, allowing teen truck drivers to cross state borders. While many from the trucking industry support the rulemaking, a fair percentage don’t. And among safety advocates, it has been labeled a “disaster waiting to happen.” 18 year olds behind the wheel of a…

News Anchor’s Message To President Obama Goes Viral

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One news anchor is making headlines as her words to the President have officially went viral. Tomi Lahren, an anchor at One American News Network, slammed President Obama on his approach and actions toward terrorism. And the best part, it was all caught on tape for your viewing pleasure. Last week, we had a terrible…

Driver Safety Around Truckers

Driver Safety Around Truckers and Trucks

Consider this: over 72% of accidents involving trucks are usually the fault of the other driver. This should put in perspective about what driving carelessly around trucks and truckers entails. Studies place the reasons for truck accidents on the fact that our driver’s education programs in schools do not teach how to drive near trucks.…