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ATA president calls for…

Monday, October 23, 2017 by THE TRUCKER STAFF ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear Monday told delegates to the organization’s..

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Iowa sees high number…

Monday, November 27, 2017 by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo: Fotosearch DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa officials say a surge in construction projects and an increase..

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Survey underway to assess…

The Province of Ontario is conducting a survey among truck drivers to identify where additional parking is needed. (©2018 FOTOSEARCH) TORONTO — The Ontario Ministry..

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NTSB says truck-car crash…

This photo shows the SUV that was struck in the rear by the tractor-trailer. There is substantial damage to the entire vehicle with the most..

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FMCSA issues guidance on…

Based on a March 9 policy announcement by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Old Dominion Freight Line has withdrawn its petition for a waiver..

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Trump signs $1.3 trillion…

President Donald Trump praised the increases the bill provides for military spending and said he had "no choice but to fund our military," AP reported...

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Ex-White House spokesman Ari…

Ari Fleischer, who served as press secretary for President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003, assessed the current state of American politics in general..

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Pilot Flying J -…

Sometimes it’s so difficult for truck drivers to get seen by a doctor they get in the habit of ignoring their health problems altogether, half..

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PennDOT: 3P completed 390…

PennDOT  says by the end of the month eight more bridges will be open.©2018Fotosearch The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement project, a..

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Former CVSA chief promoted

Thompson currently serves as a Board Member for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and served as president of the organization in 2016. (Courtesy: ARDOT)..

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Indiana EB I-64 traffic…

At 8 p.m. Monday, eastbound I-64 over Captain Frank Road — located 0.29 miles east of I-265 — will be restricted to a single lane..

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Driver in deadly immigrant…

In this July 24, 2017, file photo, James Matthew Bradley Jr., left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing in San Antonio, Texas. Bradley,..

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Mississippi OKs $25 million…

JACKSON, Miss. — Top Mississippi officials have approved the state's borrowing $25 million to help repair or replace dangerous bridges. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, Democratic..

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FMCSA declares Georgia trucking…

WASHINGTON -- The Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered an Acworth, Georgia-based trucking company Daya Trucking to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations after..

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Arkansas Department of Transportation…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is joining a national initiative by signing the Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking pledge, according..

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3 die as big…

CARLISLE, Ark. — Three people died in a collision Tuesday afternoon involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 40 in central Arkansas, a wreck that closed part..

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Border Patrol agents discover…

LAREDO, Texas — Border Patrol Agents on April 20 discovered 59 illegal aliens inside the trailer of a big rig. The illegal aliens were found..

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House passes amendment to…

An amendment passed Thursday would clarify Congress’ intention to have primary regulatory authority over interstate commerce and end the erosion of this authority by states..

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5 injured as stolen…

DENVER  — The driver of a stolen tractor-trailer in Colorado deliberately rammed into vehicles and caused numerous injuries before finally being taken into custody by..

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Some Connecticut lawmakers still…

By SUSAN HAIGH HARTFORD, Conn. — Some Connecticut state lawmakers aren't giving up on passing legislation before the General Assembly adjourns in less than two..

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Task force seeks to…

SOUTH TEXAS — Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor (JTF-W South Texas Corridor) of the Customs and Border Protection is working to increase awareness of..

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Missouri audit calls out…

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri auditor said April 26 that she's turning over records to authorities after her office found evidence of conflicts of..

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Trucking Alliance promotes hair…

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, is promoting a new drug testing law that..

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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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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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2 counties sue Mississippi…

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. — Supervisors in two Mississippi counties filed a lawsuit Thursday against Gov. Phil Bryant (above), saying he overstepped his..

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House small business panel…

WASHINGTON — In the run-up to the annual Infrastructure Week nationwide advocacy event, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on April 25..

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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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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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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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Mobil Delvac panel discusses…

There’s a lot of concern these days about the growing driver shortage. And it’s a valid concern. But there is another area where the supply..

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Michigan House passes platooning…

By ALICE YIN, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Self-driving trucks would be allowed shorter distances between vehicles under legislation that the Michigan House passed..

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Duck! There's a drone…

Coming soon to a state Department of Transportation near you — drones. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao May 9 announced the first 10 participants in..

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HELP's PrePass adds 8…

PHOENIX — PrePass-approved trucks will soon receive the green light to bypass weigh stations in a number of new locations, according to HELP Inc., the..

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EIA: World oil glut…

  The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that the world oil glut in place since 2015-2016 has evened out, bringing the price of oil..

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