- Save Money: Where Does Diesel Cost the Most and the Least?
OK truckers, here is the skinny on diesel fuel prices, what drives the price and where the cheapest fuel is. You may be surprised at what you are about to read. Breaking it Down When compared to gasoline, it takes less time and effort to refine diesel fuel.
- Trending Trucker Helper Apps
Cell phones, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices have been some of the greatest innovations in the trucking industry. These gadgets are some of the most important instruments in a truckers life, and better still, you can download some great apps and make them even better.
- How Low Diesel Fuel Prices Are Impacting the Business of Trucking
Now that diesel fuel prices are beginning to slide downwards, consumers with diesel powered autos couldn't be happier. But the biggest consumers of diesel fuel are truck drivers who depend on it to get the job done. The truth of the matter is that, fuel prices are the single greatest expense when it comes to the trucking industry, and lower diesel fuel is always a welcome sign.
- Will Your Truck in the Future Be Powered by Natural Gas?
While electric vehicles get a lot of attention currently, there is another alternative fuel that is among the most abundant and clean burning available. Natural gas is considerably less costly than diesel and expected to remain that way for the foreseeable future.
- More States Shift Road Repair Costs to Increased Trucking Taxation
Tennessee, ranked second only to Texas by CNBC in state road quality nationwide, is currently faced with the conundrum of growing road needs but declining fuel tax revenues. In an attempt to deal with the situation, the state is wrestling with a number of solutions for handling funding needs according to the Times Free Press. Among them: proposed taxes and fees trucking industry, about 60 percent of which utilizes Tennessee's north-south and east-west corridors, I-75 and I-40.
- Trucker's Top Tips to Finding the Cheapest Fuel
These days there's no such thing as cheap fuel, especially diesel, Only prices a few pennies shy of stroke-inducing. How can you find the best prices to stretch your fuel budget and ensure profitability? Understand the laws of supply and demand. Gas is typically cheaper at in areas with multiple gas stations, as competition keeps prices lower.
- As Diesel Prices Rise, So Does Fuel Theft
Diesel and gasoline prices continued to climb the last week in May, with average retail pump prices increasing 2.4 cents and 7 cents per gallon, respectively, across this U.S., according to data tracked by the Energy information Administration (EIA). Historically, with any rise in fuel prices comes an upsurge in diesel fuel theft.
- Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser - Support the Cause!
Performance Diesel Inc. (PDI) of St. George, Utah, supported by other diesel industry leaders across the U.S., rebuilt of a 2001 Peterbilt 379 to raise money for breast cancer research.
- Enter to Win a Truck and Support Breast Cancer Awareness
Here at Trucker-to-Trucker, we believe that truck drivers are some of the most caring people on the road. Truck drivers have been known to support causes for kids, cancer research and other worthy causes.
- Dealer Welcome The Pete Store
Trucker-to-Trucker is proud to welcome The Pete Store into our exclusive team of online advertisers. The Pete Store, LLC was founded in 2001 and has become the largest privately-owned Peterbilt dealer in the U.S. by sales.
- Saving Money by Choosing Where to Fill Up With Diesel
In a time when there is so much unemployment in the United States, the one section that not only is going full blast and actually looking for employees is the trucking industry.
- Bill Introduced to Place More Tax on Diesel Fuel
As if the price of diesel, repairs, taxes, insurance, and other things a trucker must pay is not high enough, a bill was introduced in the House of Representatives to increase the diesel fuel tax rate 6.3 cents per gallon.
- New - Volvo's Hybrid 'Mean Green' Truck
Truckers have long known the value of Volvo trucks and their reliability on the road. With the company's headquarters in Sweden, they have manufacturing plants throughout the world.
- LNG Trucks: What is the likely future of LNG and trucks?
Liquefied Natural Gas as an alternative fuel is all over the news right now, and several major trucking companies are testing trucks and considering the switch to LNG. Truck drivers and Trucking company owners seem to be divided on the issue.
- Many Trucking Companies Testing Natural Gas Conversion
The high price of diesel has many trucking companies looking for cheaper option when it comes to fuel. There are many obstacles in the short-term, but companies such as Wal-Mart and United Parcel Service are converting a small percentage of their vehicles to natural gas as a way to test the feasibility of switching over their fleets completely.
- Questions You Need To Ask About Mitsubishi Trucks For Sale
Hunting for Mitsubishi trucks for sale is a great opportunity to own a high-quality vehicle. Before you head out to hunt for your new Mitsubishi truck, there are some important questions that require answers.
- Welcome Truck Centers Incorporated
Embracing the American dream in the Midwest is family-owned dealer; Truck Centers, Inc. Founded in 1970, TCI is a dealer that represents Sterling, Ottawa, American LaFrance, HME Fire Trucks, Freightliner, and Western Star. Truck Centers, Inc. has five locations in central and southern Illinois with two locations in Missouri. The Illinois Truck Center locations are Decatur, Springfield, Morton, Mount Vernon, and Troy. Missouri locations are St. Louis and St. Peters.
- Rising Cost of Fuel Drawing Fire from Industry Leaders
Bill Graves, the CEO and President of the American Trucking Association, told members of the House Natural Resources Committee on March 31, 2011, that in order to allow affordable diesel fuel to the trucking industry, policymakers would have to step up.
- Truckers Fear Diesel Price Increases
Diesel prices have now seen an uninterrupted weekly increase for 13 straight weeks. The fuel increases are to be expected as the economic recovery takes shape and demand for fuel increases, however beyond the economic impact of the recovery (which is price inflation) there are external factors at work in boosting oil prices. The biggest price worry is how the Middle East civil unrest is going to impact future supplies.
- UCLA Anderson Forecast says Economic Recovery on Track
Ed Leamer, the director of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson Forecast, reported that trucking business activity showed a decline in January 2011 using a 12-year tracking model. The good news is that economic recovery continues to gain momentum, though the January decline does need explanation.