Sky-high Diesel Prices Squeeze Truckers, Farmers, Consumers

When long-haul trucker Deb LaBree sets out on the road to deliver pharmaceuticals, she has strategies to hold down costs. She avoids the West Coast and the Northeast, where diesel prices are highest. She organizes her delivery route to minimize “deadheading” — driving an empty truck in between deliveries. And if a customer’s load is too far away or they can’t pay more for fuel? … Continue reading Sky-high Diesel Prices Squeeze Truckers, Farmers, Consumers

The People’s Convoy Day 8: A Day of Rest And Reflection

The People’s Convoy has been rolling across America for eight days, and it has been quite the ride. Starting in Adelanto, California, it has traveled almost 2,000 miles to Monrovia, Indiana. Growing from a few miles long with hundreds of vehicles, the convoy is now estimated to be over 60 miles long with over 4,000 vehicles. At one point, its vehicles were 6,000 strong. Big rigs, flatbeds, … Continue reading The People’s Convoy Day 8: A Day of Rest And Reflection