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Recovery from economic woes remains slow, uneven, Bendix CEO says

Recovery from economic woes remains slow, uneven, Bendix CEO says

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The recovery of the trucking industry from the economic downturn remains slow and uneven, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems President and CEO Joe McAleese said here Wednesday.

Touting driver focus, Navistar 'adds' to top-selling ProStar

Touting driver focus, Navistar 'adds' to top-selling ProStar

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Introducing the all-new International ProStar+ (Plus) to dealers, customers, and industry press at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Navistar Inc. said Wednesday the company was taking its best-selling Class 8 on-highway truck and making it better.

Shell Rotella SuperRigs comes to historic Lexington, Va.

Shell Rotella SuperRigs comes to historic Lexington, Va.

The 28th Shell Rotella SuperRigs will be held in the scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia from June 10-12 at the LEE HI Travel Plaza in Lexington, Va. Shell Rotella SuperRigs, the premier truck beauty contest, will feature a number of fun and entertaining events for drivers, their families, and the entire community.

Iowa Legislature approves compromise texting ban

Iowa Legislature approves compromise texting ban

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Legislature on Tuesday approved a compromise package that puts new limits on sending or reading text messages while driving, including tough restrictions on young drivers.

Set up for Mid-America Trucking Show typical for trade expo

Set up for Mid-America Trucking Show typical for trade expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It was typical of any major trade show scheduled to open in less than 48 hours.

U.S. law to make calorie counts hard to ignore, good news for truckers who have to eat out

U.S. law to make calorie counts hard to ignore, good news for truckers who have to eat out

WASHINGTON — A requirement tucked into the massive U.S health care bill will make calorie counts impossible for thousands of restaurants to hide and difficult for consumers to ignore. More than 200,000 fast food and other chain restaurants will have to include calorie counts on menus, menu boards and even drive-throughs.

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