Diesel Prices Rise after Last Week’s Dip

Average diesel prices went up by 3.7 cents from last week to $2.165 per gallon according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Source: ATA Fuel Line – Volume 21, Issue 14

MCSAP Panel Formed

The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCASP) panel, mandated by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act passed back in December, was put in to action by the DOT to analyze where funds need to be allocated for state-level truck and bus safety enforcement efforts according to fleetowner.com. Now that they have established the group, they must determine what the requirements are.

New Roadcheck Inspections Focus on Tire Safety

Annual International Roadcheck by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will have inspectors heavily focused on tire safety, including things like tire pressure, deformities, and objects lodged between wheels.