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Fuel prices

The U.S. average price for a gallon of diesel drops below $3

The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the continental U.S. has dropped below $3 for the first time since February.

Federal

Change to adverse driving provision would extend trucker’s driving window

It isn’t rare for truckers to face adverse conditions. FMCSA’s hours-of-service proposal may make it more likely for drivers to utilize the provision.

Crime & Courts, Equipment

Court reverses $31M verdict in Navistar MaxxForce engine lawsuit

A Tennessee appeals court has taken Navistar and one of its dealers off the hook for a $31 million verdict against its MaxxForce engines.

Opinion, Products & Services

Real-world test run of Pilot Flying J’s mobile app

Staff Writer Tyson Fisher took an 800-mile road trip from Kansas City to Three Rivers, Texas, to put Pilot Flying J’s travel app to the ultimate test.

State

New York bills address addressing road safety

Bills at the New York statehouse cover road safety concerns about snow and ice removal from vehicles, lane use, road rage, and wrong-way drivers.

Truck Shows

GATS 2019 features OOIDA class, FMCSA sessions, more

Check out OOIDA’s Shift Into Success class at GATS 2019, plus FMCSA’s listening and hot topics sessions, the Landstar Health and Wellness Pavilion and more.

Federal

Data review shows short-haul change won’t decrease safety, FMCSA says

FMCSA proposed five changes to hours of service. Today, Land Line Magazine takes a look at the change regarding short-haul operations.

Crime & Courts, OOIDA, Tolls

Appeals court affirms decision to dismiss OOIDA’s Pennsylvania toll lawsuit

A federal appeals court says Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls are constitutional and do not break with the Commerce Clause because Congress approved them.

State, Tolls

Judge tosses Florida law to replace Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

A judge says a law to replace the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority with another toll-collection agency violates a state constitution home-rule provision.

News

Cargo theft numbers down but loss values up slightly for 2Q 2019

Although the average loss value of each cargo theft is higher, fewer cargo thefts have been recorded from April to June, says to a report from SensiGuard.