Daily Archives: September 14, 2018

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Navistar to offer Eaton…

GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies said the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission — what Eaton says is the lightest, most efficient 1,850..

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Spot TL freight strongest…

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload freight volume had the strongest April on record despite slipping 6.8 percent lower compared to March, a common..

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FTR's Trucking Conditions Index…

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for March dropped from the previous month of 15.41 to a reading of 10.30, FTR said. This is,..

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Smokey Point Distributing initiates…

  ARLINGTON, Wash. — Smokey Point Distributing (SPD) has announced an over-the-road salary pay program for its over-the-road flatbed drivers. Effective June 1, the carrier..

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Tesla's Autopilot engaged during…

 By JULIAN HATTEM SALT LAKE CITY — The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into..

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Class 8 truck sales…

Class 8 truck sales in the United States dropped 2.2 percent from March to April, but remain very, very strong for the year, according to..

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On-highway diesel leaps 6.8…

For the first time in a long while, all 10 of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s reporting regions are seeing on-highway diesel selling for at..

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Trading begins on U.S.…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises Wednesday said the pricing of its initial public offering of 18,056,000 shares of Class A common stock at $16..

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Mack offers new 13-liter…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — To help customers realize maximum fuel efficiency, Mack Trucks Thursday introduced the Mack MP8HE 13-liter engine and the Mack HE+ package for..

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Detroit celebrates 80th anniversary…

REDFORD, Mich. — As Detroit Diesel observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America is marking another important achievement — the..

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Group says Chicago area…

CHICAGO — A new analysis shows the Chicago region has grown more car dependent since 1980, and that a different approach is needed to create..

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Love's opening new store…

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving Customers in Donna, Texas, following the grand opening of a new travel stop located near Interstate..

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4RoadService app introduced to…

MONTREAL — Last year’s implementation of new electronic logging device mandate for the nation’s truckers is forcing drivers to more carefully regulate rest stops and..

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ATA unveils logo for…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations has unveiled the official 2018 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and launched the NTDAW online store. “In..

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Hurricane Florence floods towns,…

WILMINGTON, N. C. — Forecasters say the center of Hurricane Florence is hovering just inland near Cape Fear, North Carolina. Downgraded from a 2 yesterday,..

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Study: Asset recycling through…

LOS ANGELES — A new Reason Foundation study finds asset recycling via long-term leases of America’s largest existing toll roads, bridges, airports, seaports, water and..

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OOIDA's Spencer claims Trucking…

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association President Todd Spencer said several comments made by Lane Kidd, managing director of The Trucking Alliance, in..

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Schneider app designed to…

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Everyone is finding innovative ways to make mobile devices work harder to increase performance and productivity in their businesses. Recognizing the..

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EPA launches Cleaner Trucks…

WASHINGTON — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler Tuesday launched the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI) designed to further decrease nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions..

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Rolling Strong, eTrueNorth for…

RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Rolling Strong, a provider of driver wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers as well as owner-operators, has formed a partnership..

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Boyd Bros. opening Boyd…

CLAYTON, Ala. — Boyd Bros. Transportation, an Alabama-based flatbed truckload carrier, is opening a new truck driving school. Named Boyd Driving Academy, the school will..

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Arpin Van Lines David…

WEST WARWICK, R.I. — Arpin Van Lines’ President and CEO David Arpin has received the James Prout Spirit of Giving Award from Sarah and Rob..

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TBS Factoring hits $1…

OKLAHOMA CITY — TBS Factoring Service, a provider of capital funding solutions, surpassed $1 billion in annual small business and transportation funding for the first..

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Trucker Tools launches two…

RESTON, Va. — Trucker Tools, which provides Smart Capacity, a shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solution for the transportation industry has launched..

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Old Dominion's Sam Faucette…

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Old Dominion Freight Lines’ Sam Faucette has received the American Trucking Associations’ 2018 National Safety Director Award. Pictured from left with..

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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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