Monday, April 23, 2018
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Adults just as likely to text while driving, survey says

Adults just as likely to text while driving, survey says

WASHINGTON — Adults are just as likely as teens to have texted while driving and are substantially more likely to have talked on the phone while driving, a survey by The Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project revealed.

Walcott to host 100th birthday party for 1910 Avery Farm Truck

Walcott to host 100th birthday party for 1910 Avery Farm Truck

WALCOTT, Iowa — Iowa 80 Trucking Museum will host a 100th birthday party for its 1910 Avery Farm Truck on Friday, July 9 at 2:30 pm.

Price of diesel jumps 3.3 cents, first increase in five weeks

Price of diesel jumps 3.3 cents, first increase in five weeks

WASHINGTON — The average weekly retail on-highway price of a gallon of diesel jumped 3.3 cents to $2.961 for the week ending June 21, the first weekly increase since the weekend ending May 10, according to the Energy Information Agency of the Department of Energy.

Obama says 10,000th road project a ‘big deal’

Obama says 10,000th road project a ‘big deal’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — President Barack Obama is marking what he says is a milestone in the country’s road to economic recovery: the 10,000th road building project paid for by federal stimulus dollars.

Readers ask for clarification on per diem example, asked for their input

Readers ask for clarification on per diem example, asked for their input

Some readers have questions about a story on per diem on Page 5 of the June 15-30 print edition of The Trucker, so some words of explanation are in order.

Crash in western Kentucky kills trucker

Crash in western Kentucky kills trucker

NORTONVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky State Police say they don't know why a truck driver ran off a parkway in western Kentucky, struck a parked pickup truck, then plunged down an embankment, killing the trucker

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