Daily Archives: October 10, 2018

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U.S. Xpress to offer…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Monday it had begun the process of pursuing an Initial public offering of its Class A common stock..

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More than 40 Covenant…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — By the end of April, 44 teams triggered Covenant’s new $40,000 Teaming Bonus program by eclipsing 60,000 paid miles together and collecting..

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Feds probe Tesla crash…

By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer A federal safety agency is investigating a severe crash and fire involving a Telsa electric car that killed two..

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1 killed, 1 injured…

ONO, Pa. — State police say a van explosion Wednesday at a Pennsylvania trucking company claimed the life of one person. Police in Lebanon County..

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Can you spare a…

LAS VEGAS — Brother can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them? A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday..

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Colorado lawmakers approve millions…

DENVER — The Colorado legislature on Tuesday night passed a bill that dedicates hundreds of millions of dollars to transportation projects and could prompt voters..

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Pilot Flying J opens…

MIAMI — UrgentCareTravel (UCT), the medical cinic network at Pilot Flying J, has opened three new medical clinics focused on providing fleets and professional drivers..

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Preliminary data show June…

The two research companies that provide data on North American truck sales have reported June orders in excess of 40,000, one calling the number the..

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Pilot Flying J reveals…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J Tuesday revealed the return of its annual Road Warrior contest that honors professional truck drivers in the United States..

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Peterbilt delivers first Model…

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. on July 6 delivered the keys to the first production unit of the new Model 579 UltraLoft to David..

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Van rates hit new…

For the week ended July 7 freight rates reached record highs at the end of June, only to shoot even higher during the July 4th..

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Covenant acquires Landair Holdings

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. —Covenant Transportation Group (CTG) has completed the acquisition of Landair Holdings of Greeneville, Tennessee, the holding company for Landair Transport and Landair Logistics...

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Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree…

WALCOTT, Iowa — The 39th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off Thursday at Iowa 80 Truckstop. Event officials for the Jamboree, held at the “World’s..

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ATA, 3 carriers sue…

ARLINGTON, Virginia — The American Trucking Associations, along with three motor carriers representing the industry, asked a federal court to rule Rhode Island’s RhodeWorks truck-only..

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TA/Petro opens 4 of…

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers full service travel center brands, has announced the opening of the..

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Walmart celebrates drivers during…

At a time when the trucking industry across the U.S. is facing a massive shortage of qualified drivers, Walmart said today it is doubling down..

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New research says autonomous…

An article in the Journal of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) says new research predicts autonomous trucks could replace nearly..

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Love's opens new facility…

OKLAHOMA CITY – is now serving Customers in Tipton, Indiana, thanks to the grand opening of a new travel stop this morning. The store, located..

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Rand McNally launches 'Haul'…

In celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Rand McNally has launched a Photo “Haul” of Fame contest! Since professional drivers inspire us, we wanted..

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Major container ports expected…

WASHINGTON – With retail sales continuing to grow, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to remain strong this month after setting..

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Celebrations begin for National…

ARLINGTON, Va. — This week, American Trucking Associations and the entire trucking industry are recognizing the 3.5 million truck drivers who safely and professionally deliver..

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National, on-highway diesel prices…

On-highway diesel prices crept up today in all but two of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 10 reporting sectors, with the national average ringing up..

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DOT's Chao thanks nation's…

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said in a posting today that National Truck Driving Appreciation Week (September 9-15) is occurring “just as Hurricane Florence..

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Peterbilt to celebrate United…

DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. will celebrate its annual United Way campaign with the third annual Pride and Class Parade in the downtown Denton..

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OOIDA's Norita Taylor named…

NEW YORK — Germinder + Associates has named Norita Taylor, president of the Greater Kansas City Public Relations Society of America chapter and public relations..

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FMCSA issues regional emergency…

WASHINGTON — In response to Hurricane Michael, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Southern Service Center has issued a regional emergency declaration for the states..

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Truck sales drop slightly…

Sales of Class 8 trucks in the United States decreased 1.1 percent in September as compared to August, but year to-date-sales continue to post impressive..

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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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