In The News

June 23, 2015
Tribute Tractors

C.R. England unveils new military tribute tractors for Honored Veterans fleet...

C.R. England says it’s honoring its military veteran drivers and employees with the addition of six new military-themed trucks and two trailers to the company’s “Honored Veterans” fleet.

In June of last year, C.R. England introduced five military-themed tractors and trailers into its fleet. Last November, the company introduced five additional tractors and trailers, and each year, the company will add additional military-themed equipment.

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May 20, 2015
Diesel Prices Keep Rising

Diesel prices up for fifth week in a row...

For the fifth week in a row, diesel prices rose in the week ending May 18 with the national price of a gallon of on-highway diesel increasing 2.6 cents over the previous week.

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of diesel is now $2.904, which is $1.03 lower than the same week last year.

Prices increased in all regions of the country during the week. New England saw the least significant price increase, with prices only rising two-tenths of a cent. The Midwest region saw the most significant increase of 4.3 cents.

California still holds the top spot for most expensive diesel at $3.268 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $3.158.

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May 11, 2015
Roadside Inspection Blitz 2015

How to Prepare for the CVSA Inspection Blitz June 2-4....

It's almost that time of the year again. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual roadside inspection blitz is on the calendar for June 2-4.

CVSA's blitz is the largest targeted enforcement program worldwide that focuses on commercial motor vehicles.  During this 3-day window, 17 trucks and buses will be inspected every minute across North America.

Every year, CVSA places a special emphasis on a particular category of violations.  Last year's emphasis was on hazardous material, and this year, the area of main emphasis is cargo securement.


Why the Focus on Cargo Securement?

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