The SHIP IT ACT, and How it can Change the Trucking Industry

The Safer Highways and Increased Performance for Interstate Trucking, or SHIP IT Act was introduced to the House of Representatives this past week. This bipartisan bill would modernize certain vehicle waivers in response to disease and supply chain emergencies. It would also incentivize new truck drivers to enter the workforce through tax credits, streamline the […]

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Where to Start for your Zero Emissions Goals?

In recent years, more and more companies have committed to net zero goals by 2050 as part of their broader ESG plans. Zero emissions has become a big focus for many businesses, including, transportation fleets big and small, but making it a reality is a very daunting challenge. Many companies are asking the question, “Where do […]

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Energy Crisis: Europe Prepares for Winter

Winter is here, and with cold days ahead, Europe’s energy grid is doing all it can to stay intact during the ongoing energy crisis. With high energy costs, many are taking it upon themselves to cut costs by reducing the use of power in their homes. By reducing energy consumption for the short-term, it would […]

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OPEC+ and Biden’s Proposed Oil Prices Cap

Oil prices dropped Thursday to a near 6-month low, their weakest levels since prior to the Russia invasion on Ukraine. This was largely due to the concerning economic weakness in the United States and to Europe decreasing demand, but then prices seesawed as the market tightened supply. The demand outlook remains cloudy for the foreseeable […]

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Gas Prices Soar: Pain at the Pump Continues

The price of gas and diesel has reached an all-time high today. According to AAA, the national average for regular unleaded is $4.91 a gallon, and $5.68 a gallon for diesel. Over the past week, the national average price of regular unleaded has increased 29 cents a gallon, and the national average of diesel has […]

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49 Miles Per Gallon by 2026

On April 1st, the U.S Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the new fuel economy standard for 2026, which undid the standards enacted under the Trump administration. This new standard will make vehicles more fuel-efficient, decrease oil consumption, decrease the impact fluctuating oil markets have on consumer wallets, and reduce transportation emissions.

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Pennsylvania Bridge Collapse Highlights Biden’s Infrastructure Bill

On November 6, 2021, Congress passed The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal with a goal for rebuilding American roads, bridges, and railways, greater access to clean drinking water, ensuring access to high-speed internet, taking on climate change, availability of more electric vehicle charging stations, and advance in environmental justice. The legislation plans to make improvements to all […]

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Truck Drivers Exempt from Vaccine Mandate

The Biden administration is implementing a vaccine mandate or weekly testing for businesses with at least 100 employees starting January 4, 2022. With the trucking industry and Republican lawmakers warning that the vaccine and testing mandates could further hamper the delivery of goods. The Biden administration excluded single cab truck drivers from this mandate, pushing […]

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