To aid in the effort to bring supplies and fuel to the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the State of Texas have temporarily suspended several trucking regulations.

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National gasoline prices spiked amid the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, as the average price increased 4 cents to $2.37 per gallon for the week ending Aug. 28, according to AAA.

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Skimming devices that crooks install inside fuel station gas pumps frequently rely on an embedded Bluetooth component allowing thieves to collect stolen credit card data from the pumps wirelessly with any mobile device. The downside of this approach is that Bluetooth-based skimmers can be detected by anyone else with a mobile device. Now, investigators in New York say they are starting to see pump skimmers that use cannibalized cell phone components to send stolen card data via text message.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation may revise fuel economy standards starting with the 2021 model year and could lower standards through 2025, reports Reuters.

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Imagine this: By making changes to small chunks of the pie chart that is your operating costs, you can uncover savings that add up big time. Of course, we all know this is completely possible, because the components that make up the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a vehicle ultimately affect each other. But just how much can you save from each of these categories?

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