Daily Archives: May 7, 2018

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‘Bespoke’ trucks? Shell and…

The body of the Starship Project tractor is a bespoke aerodynamic design made of carbon fiber, including the side skirts, hood, and front end. (SHELL..

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House small business panel…

WASHINGTON — In the run-up to the annual Infrastructure Week nationwide advocacy event, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on April 25..

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Tractor-trailers face tolls in…

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Trucks will have to start paying tolls Monday when they drive through Rhode Island. The state announced that two of its long-delayed..

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Explosion damages UPS freight…

LEXINGTON, Ky. — An explosion damaged a UPS freight hub Wednesday morning in Kentucky's second-largest city, sending multiple people to the hospital in what fire..

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Driver turnover rate rises…

ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said the driver turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose in the first quarter..

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FMCSA’s new guidance allows…

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration May 31 made good on its promise to issue a new guidance clarifying..

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Port imports expected to…

WASHINGTON — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to set record numbers this summer and fall even as the debate over..

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TMAF launches advertising and…

WASHINGTON — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, today announced their plans for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 9-15...

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Truckers, other drivers flee…

SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. — Interstate 5 usually swarms with trucks and traffic as it winds its way through California. But the main highway between..

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In this episode we cover -
- Cows on the interstate
- Trucker ends high speed chase
- FMCSA approves younger CDL holders
All this and more news at https://t.co/l2LTQOYLDg

In this episode we cover:
- Dog tied to the bumper of a moving truck.
- Kenworth recalls 11,000 trucks.
All this and our Rig of the Week on this episode.
For more news go to https://t.co/l2LTQOYLDg

In this episode we cover...
- The results from Roadcheck 2018.
- A trucker shoots and kills five people.
These stories and more on this edition of The Trucker News Channel.

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