In 2013, the truck fleet in the US consumed an average of 2.7 million barrels of fuel, every day. This accounted for the 530 million metric tons of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere.
Following the FMCSA mandate means that you’re already careful about violating HOS rules. To some extent, this may already be helping you avoid driver fatigue and unfortunate incidents.
We all agree that the trucking industry has a significant contribution to the U.S economy. How significant? Here are a few numbers that should drive the point home: