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Oregon panel suggests tolls in Portland area  to help alleviate congestion
Oregon panel suggests tolls in Portland area to help alleviate congestion

JOHN DAY, Ore. — During its Thursday meeting here, the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) considered the recommendations of its 25-member Portland Metro Area Value Pricing Policy Advisory Committee and provided..

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries
Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of..

Feature on women in trucking topic of Mack TV series
Feature on women in trucking topic of Mack TV series

GREENSBORO, N.C. — “Breaking the Mold,” the fourth episode of Mack Trucks’ RoadLife series released on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video, shares the stories of two women blazing trails in..

Bill introduced in Senate that could lead to 18-20 year olds to drive interstate commerce
Bill introduced in Senate that could lead to 18-20 year olds to drive interstate commerce

WASHINGTON — Republican Sens. Todd Young of Indiana, Jerry Moran of Kansas and Jim Infohe of Oklahoma Thursday introduced the Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy (DRIVE-Safe) Act, designed,..

Preliminary July trailer orders set record
Preliminary July trailer orders set record

ACT Research and FTR both reported record preliminary trailer orders in July. ACT’s preliminary estimate net trailer orders is 29,300 units with final July volume available later this month. ACT..

Driving portion of NTDC kicks off at Columbus, Ohio
Driving portion of NTDC kicks off at Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – American Trucking Associations and ATA’s Safety Management Council Thursday kicked off the driving portion of competition at the 81st annual National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van..

New generation of diesel power driving 36% of U.S. commercial trucks
New generation of diesel power driving 36% of U.S. commercial trucks

WASHINGTON — Adoption of the newest, cleanest diesel truck technology has jumped by 6 percent in one year and now makes up more than one-third of all trucks on the..

Maverick Transportation initiates 4th pay increase this year
Maverick Transportation initiates 4th pay increase this year

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Maverick Transportation is initiating its fourth pay increase this year along with a new weekly guarantee pay. This new raise in pay is for its drivers..

Mississippi governor says special session for roads and bridges coming
Mississippi governor says special session for roads and bridges coming

JACKSON, Miss.  — Mississippi's governor says he will call lawmakers into special session next week to consider more money for transportation. Clay Chandler, a spokesman for Republican Gov. Phil Bryant,..

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