Sunday, January 21, 2018
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N.J. man admits $900,000 fraud against trucking company

N.J. man admits $900,000 fraud against trucking company

NEWARK, N.J. — A former employee of a northern New Jersey trucking firm has admitted his role in a scheme that defrauded the company of more than $900,000.

Senate votes unemployment benefits, highway funds

Senate votes unemployment benefits, highway funds

WASHINGTON — The Senate late Tuesday night passed a $10 billion measure to provide stopgap funding for highway programs and to keep unemployment benefits for the jobless after a lone Republican stopped stalling measures that had created a Washington furor.

Boyd Brothers, Dart named overall best fleets by TCA

Boyd Brothers, Dart named overall best fleets by TCA

LAS VEGAS — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), an organization dedicated to representing the interests of truckload carriers, and CarriersEdge, a leading provider of online driver improvement programs, have announced the overall winners of the second annual Best Fleets to Drive For survey and contest: Boyd Bros. Transportation of Clayton, Ala., was selected as Best Fleet for company drivers, and Dart Transit Co. of Eagan, Minn., was selected as Best Fleet for owner-operators.

Senator again blocks jobless benefits; road work on hold

Senator again blocks jobless benefits; road work on hold

WASHINGTON — Sen. Jim Bunning on Tuesday again blocked the Senate from extending unemployment benefits and health insurance subsidies for the jobless — and essential federal transportation funding is caught in the political crossfire.

Truckers killed in I-40 crash near Russellville, Ark., identified

Truckers killed in I-40 crash near Russellville, Ark., identified

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. — The two truckers killed in a collision on Interstate 40 near Russellville in western Arkansas have been identified.

Diesel climbs again, up 2.9 cents to $2.861

Diesel climbs again, up 2.9 cents to $2.861

The weekly retail on-highway U.S. diesel average rose for the second consecutive week, this time up $0.029 a gallon to $2.861 per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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