Daily Archives: August 2, 2018

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Trucks move $60.6B in…

Texas saw the most freight coming through its ports, $24.8 billion in truck freight — 14.3 percent more than last year — while Michigan followed..

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Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating…

ATHENS, Ga. — Engineered to protect temperature-sensitive products transported by trailer or rail through sub-freezing ambient conditions, Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features the..

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Arkansas Highway Police make…

ALMA, Ark. — Arkansas Highway Police within just over one week have twice discovered marijuana and cannabis being transported by a tractor trailer. In both..

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ATA President Chris Spear…

It can be said that the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) and the American Trucking Associations (ATA) occasionally see eye-to-eye but most of the time..

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Economic impact of steel…

WASHINGTON — The economic impact of Trump administration tariffs imposed on a number of goods, but especially steel and aluminum, continues to generate growing concern..

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New Yokohama long haul/regional…

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire’s max-mileage 902L ultra wide base (UWB) long-haul/regional drive tire is now available in a new size: 455/55R22.5. “The SmartWay-verified 902L UWB..

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Georgia joins list of…

ATLANTA — Don't touch that screen! Starting July 1, Georgia joined more than a dozen other states in banning hands-on cellphone use while driving. Under..

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Kenworth T680 now standard…

KIRKLAND, Wash. — The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now standard with Bendix ADB22X front and rear air disc brakes. The pairing is a result..

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Schneider earns NSC Green…

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Operating a fleet of over 10,000 tractors that travel along the same highways and byways as the motoring public means caution..

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News roundup: Gas tax…

South Carolina's gasoline tax up 2 cents per gallon COLUMBIA, S.C.  — Gasoline prices are up in South Carolina and it has nothing to do..

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Peterbilt offers 'panic button'…

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. is offering two new options for Models 567 and 579 trucks: the alert switch and the pass-through seat. These..

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Highway Transport celebrating 70th…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —Knoxville-based specialty chemicals transportation company Highway Transport is celebrating 70 years of operation with the launch of a special commemorative video. Additionally, Highway..

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Pilot Flying J strengthens…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J, the largest North American operator of travel centers and the fourth-largest tanker fleet in the U.S., said it has..

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HELP, Alinda partner to…

PHOENIX — HELP Inc., owner and provider of PrePass weigh station bypassing and other advanced truck safety and toll payment technologies, and Alinda Capital Partners,..

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In this episode we cover:
- A freight train tangles with a load of chicken nuggets.
- A tanker explosion so huge you have to see it to believe it.
- A new study on what causes drivers to leave their jobs.
- Carrier Spotlight with Bay & Bay Transportation.
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In this episode we cover...
- Cummins recalls 500,000 trucks.
- Uber calls it quits with self-driving trucks.
- A study reveals why drivers are leaving the industry.
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On this episode we cover:
- Hotdogs cooking on the highway
- Trucking Alliance wants ELDs for everyone
- Exotic animals at a truck stop
- FBI busts Police Chief for his side trucking job
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