Daily Archives: August 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 -
- Cows on the interstate
- Trucker ends high speed chase
- FMCSA approves younger CDL holders
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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.
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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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