Category: CDL Drivers

Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – April 11, 2018

      National Average Price Per Gallon: $3.043   Geopolitical concerns raised crude prices on Tuesday after President Trump canceled a scheduled trip to South America. The President canceled the trip to meet with military officials to discuss the situation in Syria. Reports that Saudi Arabian officials are seeking $80 per barrel on Brent …

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ELDs And Trucking Rate Hikes

Truck industry analysts are predicting big rate hikes as enforcement of the ELD mandate ramps up. The mandate requiring commercial truck drivers to electronically log their service hours officially went into effect on December 18, 2017. But at that time, roadside enforcement personnel were only permitted to document violations of the rule. “Hard enforcement” will …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – March 20, 2018

      National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.972   Global oil prices rose by almost 1% today due to a weak dollar and tensions in the Middle East. Concerns about Venezuela’s falling crude output has also contributed to rising prices.The International Energy Agency said last week that Venezuela is “clearly vulnerable to an accelerated …

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