Truckers

New Jersey Port Jams

Brutal Winter, Labor Shortages Make For Mess At New Jersey Ports

The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.

02/26/2014

Trucks are seen in the snow on I-95 north - Darien, CT - Jan 27, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Conn. Law Requires Truckers To Clear Snow, Ice Off Rigs

Truckers who don’t clear their rigs of snow and ice could face fines under a new law set to take effect in January. The truckers may also be held liable for any damage or injuries to cars or drivers, according to state officials.

12/11/2013

Diesel Fuel (file / credit: AP)

Pending Diesel Tax Hike In Connecticut Has Some Worried

Among those not happy to see an almost 7 cent a gallon hike in the diesel excise tax in Connecticut are gasoline retailers.

06/21/2011