Owner Operator Land Weekly Trucking News Digest #11

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Written by Owner Operator Team

Why Being a Small Carrier is Tough?

This interesting post describes all the main reasons why small carriers have it so tough. Insurance and fuel costs, driver shortage, government regulations, and many others.

If you are interested in small carrier question, you should totally check it out.

Diesel Price Hitting the High Mark Again

The average price for diesel reaches a new peak for 2019 this week.

Read this post to learn more about fuel cost and where you can find the cheapest fuel.

Photo Report Shows Devastation Caused by the Flood

This month Iowa, Nebraska, and Missouri suffered from “bomb cyclone”. Massive amounts of rainwater have flooded the region and brought billions of dollars worth of damage.

The post shows photos of severe damage caused by the flooding. However, there are photos which highlighted the selflessness work of truckers. They haul hay that desperately needed by farmers who suffered from nature’s wrath.

This post shows what trends are the most primary for today’s trucking industry. More than 100 fleets were a part in a survey.

Midwest Is Now More Hospitable for Truckers

18 truck stops across Ohio’s Interstates 70, 75 and U.S. Route 33 are now fitted with sensors which give detailed information on how filled the stop is and how many spots are available.

If you ride in that region you’d probably read this post to know about truck rest stops.