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Stranded in woods, trucker…

LA GRANDE, Ore. — An Oregon trucker who went missing for four days walked a shorter distance to get home than was reported by the..

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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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Unemployment rate drops to…

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers stepped up hiring modestly in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, evidence of the economy’s resilience amid the..

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Volvo Group North America…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group North America, manufacturers of Mack and Volvo trucks, is well on the way toward achieving its goal of reduced energy..

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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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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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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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 Multiple cows die when…

KENNESAW, Ga.  — Traffic is moving again on Interstate 75 north of Atlanta after authorities cleared up debris from a tractor-trailer that overturned with 19..

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AP FACT CHECK: Tesla…

By TOM KRISHER ,  AP Auto Writer DETROIT — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on..

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California to spend nearly…

California utilities will invest nearly $768 million to expand a network of charging stations and build other infrastructure for electric vehicles as the state moves..

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Employers enjoy solid hiring…

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate to an 18-year low..

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Former Pilot exec wants…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The former president of the nation's largest diesel fuel retailer wants to fire his trial lawyer now that he's been convicted of..

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Tractor-trailers face tolls in…

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Trucks will have to start paying tolls Monday when they drive through Rhode Island. The state announced that two of its long-delayed..

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Explosion damages UPS freight…

LEXINGTON, Ky. — An explosion damaged a UPS freight hub Wednesday morning in Kentucky's second-largest city, sending multiple people to the hospital in what fire..

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Road-building debt bill approved…

By GARY D. ROBERTSON RALEIGH, N.C. — A method to accelerate local and regional road-building projects in North Carolina by authorizing up to $3 billion..

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Trucking company, owner found…

BILLINGS, Mont. — A trucking company and its owner were convicted of more than a dozen federal charges filed after a 2012 explosion destroyed an..

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Trucks' collision in Arkansas…

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Add Fireball to the menu served up by Arkansas roads. Two tractor-trailers collided Thursday on Interstate 40 in central Arkansas,..

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Nebraska trucking exec: driverless…

By GRANT SCHULTE LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska lawmakers may have cleared the way for companies to test self-driving vehicles with a law passed earlier this..

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Of Mutual Interest: Reacting…

NEW YORK — Just a month ago oil surged to its highest price in three years, and some investors were wondering if crude was again..

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Iowa to study closing…

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa Transportation Department plan would gradually close 11 interstate rest areas and all 16 parking-only sites over several years in..

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Georgia joins list of…

ATLANTA — Don't touch that screen! Starting July 1, Georgia joined more than a dozen other states in banning hands-on cellphone use while driving. Under..

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U.S. hiring 'brisk' with…

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs, while trucking added 2,500 jobs, a sign of confidence..

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California meets greenhouse gas…

LOS ANGELES  — California greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels, meeting an early target years ahead of schedule and putting the state well on..

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U.S. expected to become…

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer The U.S. has nosed ahead of Saudi Arabia and is on pace to surpass Russia to become the world's..

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Groundbreaking held for new…

DETROIT — U.S. and Canadian officials touted the friendship between the two countries while acknowledging the economic benefits a new international bridge between Detroit and..

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Oil prices rose to…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Oil prices rose to a 10-day high Thursday after Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company announced it was temporarily halting crude..

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PeopleNet ushers in new…

MINNEAPOLIS – PeopleNet , a Trimble Company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced the debut of the PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5), an Android-powered fixed-mount display built..

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EPA reverses order allowing…

WASHINGTON  — The Environmental Protection Agency has reversed an order issued by Scott Pruitt in his last days as agency administrator that allowed manufacturers to..

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Mississippi exec, transport director…

JACKSON, Miss.  — Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday that a state agency director is backing off of accusations that Reeves and his staff..

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U.S. economy surges to…

WASHINGTON  — The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent. That's the fastest pace since 2014, driven..

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NAFTA talks will be…

MEXICO CITY — Mexican and Canadian officials said last week that talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement will remain a three-way negotiation, despite..

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U.S. says driving would…

WASHINGTON  — The Trump administration says people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage, an argument..

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Employment overall lags, while…

WASHINGTON — Employers pulled back on hiring in July, but the job gains were still enough to lower the U.S. unemployment rate a tick to..

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Analysis: Mississippi road money…

JACKSON, Miss. — A special session to seek more money for Mississippi's roads and bridges could be drawing near. But nothing is likely to happen..

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Drainage work to make…

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Truckers and other travelers may want to avoid parts of Highway 277 going through Columbia, South Carolina because there will be delays..

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In this episode we cover:
- A freight train tangles with a load of chicken nuggets.
- A tanker explosion so huge you have to see it to believe it.
- A new study on what causes drivers to leave their jobs.
- Carrier Spotlight with Bay & Bay Transportation.
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In this episode we cover...
- Cummins recalls 500,000 trucks.
- Uber calls it quits with self-driving trucks.
- A study reveals why drivers are leaving the industry.
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On this episode we cover:
- Hotdogs cooking on the highway
- Trucking Alliance wants ELDs for everyone
- Exotic animals at a truck stop
- FBI busts Police Chief for his side trucking job
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