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ATA says it supports bill that includes provisions on hair testing
ATA says it supports bill that includes provisions on hair testing

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations said Tuesday is strongly supports language in a Senate-passed bill aimed at combating the nation’s opioid crisis. The bill, which cleared the Senate..

Diesel prices inch up a penny to $3.268 a gallon
Diesel prices inch up a penny to $3.268 a gallon

The on-highway diesel average inched up a penny today, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported, putting diesel at $3.268 a gallon compared with the $3.258 it cost last week...

Trailer orders soar 140 percent from previous year
Trailer orders soar 140 percent from previous year

COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for August 2018 net trailer orders is 38,200 units, a hefty increase from July and an even more hefty increase from one year..

Goodyear accepting nominations for Highway Hero award
Goodyear accepting nominations for Highway Hero award

AKRON, Ohio — Do you know a professional truck driver who has performed a heroic deed during the course of his or her daily work? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber..

Kansas driver training school exec says 18-year-olds would make bad long-haul drivers
Kansas driver training school exec says 18-year-olds would make bad long-haul drivers

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The director of a Kansas City truck driving school says he thinks 18-year-olds would make bad long-haul truck drivers. Jeffrey Steinberg of the Apex CDL Institute..

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week initiative under way
CVSA’s Brake Safety Week initiative under way

GREENBELT, Md. — Brake Safety Week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s weeklong initiative focused on the inspection, identification and removal of commercial motor vehicles with critical brake violations from the..

U.S. Xpress launches ‘Full Ride’ college scholarship program
U.S. Xpress launches ‘Full Ride’ college scholarship program

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., a leading, national trucking company, today announced the launch of “Full Ride,” a college scholarship program for drivers and their families that is..

Hurricane Florence floods towns, downs trees and power lines as it makes landfall
Hurricane Florence floods towns, downs trees and power lines as it makes landfall

WILMINGTON, N. C. — Forecasters say the center of Hurricane Florence is hovering just inland near Cape Fear, North Carolina. Downgraded from a 2 yesterday, it remains a Category 1..

House passes ‘minibus’ spending bill; transportation package deadline pushed to December
House passes ‘minibus’ spending bill; transportation package deadline pushed to December

The House passed a $147 billion "minibus" spending package Thursday and sent it to  for a signature to avert another possible government shutdown, The Hill reported today. The legislation accounts for..

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