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Diesel prices and the spot market

March 9, 2022

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Rising diesel prices are likely to have an ongoing effect on the spot market. Stephen Petit of DAT tells us what to expect before getting into the latest numbers and trends.


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Rising diesel prices are likely to have an ongoing effect on the spot market. Stephen Petit of DAT tells us what to expect before getting into the latest numbers and trends. Also, when it comes to technology, truckers for the most part focus on what makes the truck go – engine, drive train, tires and so on. Past that, it was through the muffler and out the stack. But that’s not so anymore – and after-treatment is now a big deal. And the FMCSA has dropped two proposals related to people applying for their CDLs. And OOIDA supports both actions.


Catch up on the news with Scott Thompson

Organizers of The People’s Convoy against COVID-19 mandates and restrictions head to Capitol Hill for talks. Two bills that would benefit the livelihoods of truckers in Washington State are closer to becoming law. And Tesla claims its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving systems actually improve safety.


Putting after-treatment up front

When it comes to technology, truckers for the most part focus on what makes the truck go – engine, drive train, tires and so on. Past that, it was through the muffler and out the stack. But that’s not so anymore – and after-treatment is now a big deal.


CDL proposals dropped

The FMCSA has dropped two proposals related to people applying for their CDLs. And OOIDA supports both actions.


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