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Truck Platooning. Is this the future?

Over a million trucks are currently in operation across the region, with virtually all land cargo within the region being transported by road. The staggering number of trucks on the GCC’s roads increases by 5–9% every year. While this is a good indicator of growing inter-GCC trade, an increase in truck traffic invariably raises the likelihood of roadside errors, driver fatigue, strain on vehicles, and ultimately, carbon footprint.

You can still weigh in on Hours of Service.

Hours of service comment period extended to Oct. 10
   
Truckers wanting to weigh in on potential hours of service changes will have an extra two weeks to submit comments on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s request for feedback.
 
The agency announced Wednesday it is extending the comment deadline from Monday, Sept. 24, to Wednesday, Oct. 10. .
 

Diesel Prices on the move.... UP!

The nationwide average price of diesel fuel increased by one penny to $3.268 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Sept. 17.
Trucking’s main fuel costs 47.7 cents a gallon more than it did a year ago, when the price was $2.791.
 

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