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The Slow Demise of Terminal to Terminal Car Shipping

Terminal to terminal car shipping is a method of transporting vehicles that is slowly fading in the industry today. In fact, it’s been slowly dying for quite some time, at least over the last decade, […]

The Importance of Auto Transport Owner-Operators

Auto transport owner-operators are a vital part of the industry. Heck, in any logistics-based industry, owner-operators are a crucial piece of the puzzle. Some operate as contractors for larger fleets, which helps them secure freight […]

Senate Mulling Over New Speed Limiter Mandate

The idea of a speed limiter for freight trucks is nothing new. Some fleets have been using them for years already. But a proposed speed limiter mandate from the DOT – first sidelined in 2016 […]

Autonomous Transport Trucks One Step Closer to Reality

Autonomous transport trucks – really, autonomous driving in general – is a hot-button topic right now. We’ve been hearing about it for years and years now, how cars and trucks will be driving themselves sooner […]

Brake Safety Week Scheduled for Sept 15-22

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) – the same CVSA that handled the Roadcheck Inspection Blitz earlier this month – is doing it again. This time, they’re focusing on brakes with their annual Brake Safety […]

Roadside Inspections Sideline Over 300 NE Trucks

Last week saw the annual roadside inspection blitz for 2019. We covered it a bit right here on this blog, actually. And if you didn’t know it, they’re a pretty big deal. Carriers from every […]

How to Ship a Reefer Truck

Despite the name, a reefer truck isn’t a truck that transports marijuana – it’s industry slang meaning “refrigerated truck.” That’s it. a reefer truck is a truck that is essentially a mobile refrigerator. If you’ve […]

Roadcheck Inspection Blitz Set for June 4-6

Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) – a nonprofit group with over 13,000 safety officials – runs what they call a “roadcheck inspection blitz” designed for commercial vehicles. During this blitz, they check […]

Historic Flooding Makes Midwest Car Transportation Dangerous

There’s been a lot of flooding going on in the Midwest and the Plains regions of the United States, stemming back to early April. This flooding – while not continuous – has made Midwest car […]

Phoenix Car Shipping May See Delays This Weekend

Road work on Interstate 10 near Phoenix, Arizona, might cause delays in Phoenix car shipping services this upcoming weekend. Stretches between 51st and 83rd avenues will be shut down between May 10th and May 13th […]

Diesel Prices Increase, Car Transport Prices Follow Suit

The average cost for a gallon of diesel rose 2.5 cents to settle at $3.147. This price is the highest since December 10th, 2018, and is the result of a trend that started months ago. […]

Hydrogen Powered Auto Transport Trucks May Be Here Soon

We’ve written about the potentials of hydrogen before. Whether we’re talking about fleet vehicles, or how legislation in California is affecting the alternative energy market, it’s a fascinating topic. And, really, an important one, as […]