Posts Tagged industry


Truck Load Index..Up Or Down? – Recent Trucking News

Most news we like to see is good and positive, but sometimes it seems like the trucking industry has had a lot of changes and not all good. New laws, rules, and regulations make our lives much harder than it should be. Some news we cover will of course be on this, but on occasion […]

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Apr 12 – Recent Trucking News-Will Natural Gas Prices Rise If We Switch?

Leave to the open market, but I am wondering the same thing about the current natural gas prices if the industry makes the change. Will this lead to a sudden spike and raise the prices for all Americans? The free market supply and demand system may very well respond in rising the costs of this […]

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Mar 18 – Recent Trucking News 10:31 pm

HOS Changes Will Make Your Driving Life Hell I know for a fact that these people need to take a break of their own, and stop screwing around with our livelihoods. The new rules would make it so you have to take a mandatory 30 minute rest period. So, where the hell do you think […]

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Apr 04 – Recent Trucking News-Trucking Prospects Still Good

I see freight volumes picking up as expected for platform trucks. I also know one good way to see if trucking is healthy and if there is freight moving, looking at truck stop parking lots and what I observe going down the road. I see a lot of moving loads, trailers clearly visible or tires […]

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Mar 14 – Recent Trucking News-Freight Rates Going Up?

Freight Rates Increasing? I will believe it when I see it. But with fuel at over 4 bucks a gallon and holding, we are losing a lot of our extra money that would be placed towards our maintenance bills. All the extra money I get for hauling loads gets left on my fuel card to […]

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