Monday, April 23, 2018
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State police across Vermont conducting 'saturation patrols'

State police across Vermont conducting 'saturation patrols'

MONTPELIER, Vt. — State troopers across Vermont are conducting what they're calling "saturation patrols" in the aftermath of a series of crashes that killed eight people in four days, including seven in less than 24 hours.

Tennessee trucker dead after being gunned down while repairing a tire

Tennessee trucker dead after being gunned down while repairing a tire

BATON ROUGE, La. — The trucking industry has lost another family member to a senseless act of crime.

Personal pass pizza; tractor-trailer spills its frozen pies onto I-30

Personal pass pizza; tractor-trailer spills its frozen pies onto I-30

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Transportation said a tractor-trailer crashed Wednesday afternoon, spilling frozen pizzas onto Interstate 30 in Little Rock, blocking all westbound traffic and closing all but one eastbound lane.

ATA’s National Truck Driving Championships begin in Orlando, Fla.

ATA’s National Truck Driving Championships begin in Orlando, Fla.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Competition in the 80th annual American Trucking Associations National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships opened at the Orange County Convention Center here.

ATRI releases 1st phase of research on tapping younger driver potential

ATRI releases 1st phase of research on tapping younger driver potential

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute Wednesday released the phase one findings of research investigating the potential for developing a Younger Driver Assessment Tool, one that would identify younger drivers who exhibit many of the same characteristics as safe, older commercial drivers.

U.S. productivity rises modest 0.9 pct. rate in spring

U.S. productivity rises modest 0.9 pct. rate in spring

WASHINGTON — The productivity of American workers rose just modestly in the spring, extending a worrisome issue that has persisted throughout this expansion.

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