Daily Archives: July 3, 2018

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Anheuser-Busch places order for…

ST LOUIS and SALT LAKE CITY — Anheuser-Busch and Nikola Motor Co. Thursday said the American brewery has placed an order for up to 800..

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Preliminary truck orders fall…

    Both major commercial vehicle data collection agencies — ACT Research and FTR — say that preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks in North..

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ATA opens nominations for…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations today opened the process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. America’s Road..

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N.J. governor signs executive…

According to the Office of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Murphy has signed an executive order establishing a task..

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Average price of on-highway…

WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 2 cents to $3.236 for the week ending July 2, according to the Energy..

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9 states change fuel…

July 1 marked the change in fuel tax collection in nine states. Here's that information, according to data compiled by Keith Goble, state legislative editor..

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New battery powered HVAC…

PORTLAND, Ore. –  A new Battery Powered HVAC system is now available as a factory-installed option for new Freightliner Cascadia® truck models. This system provides..

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DOT says pilot program…

OMAHA, Neb. – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao, Tuesday joined Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer and Congressman Don Bacon to announce that the Department..

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ACT Research: Class 8…

COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research reports that preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 52,400 units in July, setting a..

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Employment overall lags, while…

WASHINGTON — Employers pulled back on hiring in July, but the job gains were still enough to lower the U.S. unemployment rate a tick to..

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U.S. Senate passes more…

The U.S. Senate August 1 approved more than $154 billion for fiscal year 2019 transportation spending, including $667 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety..

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Preliminary September Class 8…

Preliminary data for orders of Class 8 trucks in September didn’t set a record such as has been the case several times in 2018, but..

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Large fleet driver turnover…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The annualized turnover rate at large truckload carriers jumped four percentage points in the second quarter to 98 percent, according to American..

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NHTSA report shows truck-crash…

WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday that people killed in crashes involving “large” trucks increased 9 percent in 2017 over 2016...

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California gas tax repeal…

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — Leaders of a campaign to repeal California's recent gas and diesel tax increase asked the federal government this week to investigate their..

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In this episode we cover:
- Insane U-turn by semi
- Cargo thieves get smarter
- Personal conveyance questions answered
Plus more news at https://t.co/l2LTQOYLDg

The EPA wants to place stricter emissions standards on heavy-duty truck engines: https://t.co/iRhBNePIHn

WINTER TRUCKING SAFETY: Look before you step! Make sure you place your foot where there is traction to support your weight. Be especially careful on uneven ground. Hold onto the vehicle as you transfer your weight. Be careful as steps may freeze up and not look slippery.

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