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America’s Big Game, Delivered by Trucks - 1/30/2018

With America’s biggest game of the year headed to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota this weekend, millions of Americans are already planning their gameday parties. While planning the menu, have you thought about how all those classic football foods get to your table? The answer is simple: trucks. read more

Chamber of Commerce urges 25-cent gas tax hike - 1/23/2018

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its recommendations for an infrastructure package today, which include a 25-cent hike to the gas tax. The Chamber said lawmakers should increase the gas tax by 5 cents annually for five years and indexed to inflation "for future increases in fuel economy, so there would be no need to revisit this issue in the foreseeable future." read more

Preventing Costly “Lights Out” Fines and Downtime - 1/16/2018

Smart trailer lighting systems maximize fleet uptime while minimizing maintenance costs and CSA exposure read more

Rules Change on Driver Meal Expenses - 1/9/2018

The federal tax reform package that passed Congress December 20 changes the rules for some truck drivers on the expenses they incur for meals and incidentals while they’re away from home on travel. read more

Wreaths Across America-An Impactful Event by Jim Stockeland - 1/9/2018

I’ve always had a great deal of pride in the fact that, for the previous four years, Britton Transport has participated in Wreaths Across America (WAA) as a part of the “Honor Fleet”. But until this year, when I got to witness the event first hand, I never fully understood the impact it has on so many people across our great nation. read more


Congressman Kevin Cramer encouraged North Dakota truckers and other citizens who may be negatively affected by Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rules to voice their concerns. read more

UCR Registration Opens - 1/5/2018

Today’s edition of the Federal Register includes the publication of the long-awaited rulemaking by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration setting fees for the Unified Carrier Registration program for 2018. read more

Delivery Companies Brace for the Pre-Christmas Crush - 12/17/2017

Package-delivery companies are bracing for their busiest week of the holiday season, and one with less room for error. read more

Americans Spend More Than Expected as Holiday Season Heats Up - 12/14/2017

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Letter: Tax reform will ignite North Dakota's economic engine - 12/13/2017

As the leading advocacy organization for the transportation industry in North Dakota, we urge our Congressional delegation to pass a tax reform overhaul across the finish line by year's end. As an industry of small businesses—97 percent of trucking companies operate fewer than 20 trucks—we know full well how reducing tax rates can spark a growing company. Lowering the tax rates will free up small businesses to reinvest more of their hard earned revenue into their own growth, such as hiring new read more

Military-Spec. Booster Cables made by the blind--Now Available to the Public - 12/12/2017

American-Made heavy-duty jump start cables are designed to get trucks, heavy equipment and other vehicles back in operation quickly and easily read more

Quarterly compilation of state and provincial motor fuel tax rates. - 12/7/2017

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FMCSA to temporarily waive ELD mandate for agriculture - 11/23/2017

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ATA Serves up Safe Driving Tips for Thanksgiving Travel - 11/22/2017

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