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Linda Garner-Bunch has been in publishing for more than 30 years. You name it, Linda has written about it. She has served as an editor for a group of national do-it-yourself publications and has coordinated the real estate section of Arkansas’ only statewide newspaper, in addition to working on a variety of niche publications ranging from bridal magazines to high-school sports previews and everything in between. She is also an experienced photographer and copy editor who enjoys telling the stories of the “Knights of the Highway,” as she calls our nation’s truck drivers.
Car on Pivoting Upper Deck

Childhood fascination with auto haulers leads to development of self-contained transport module for use...

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McLEAN, Va. — As a teen, Ernest Dandridge Jr. was fascinated with auto haulers. In fact, he told The Trucker, he often visited a...
Ray Miller web

U.S. Army veteran Ray Miller named a finalist in Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence...

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DALLAS — For Ray Miller, transitioning to career as a commercial truck driver was always top of mind following his retirement from the U.S....
Daniel and Phyllis Snow

Labor of love: Team-driving couple remodeled their 1996 Freightliner into a showpiece

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It’s hard to miss Daniel and Phyllis Snow’s tractor-trailer, dubbed “The Goose,” on the highway … or anywhere, for that matter. The eye-catching emerald...
smaller states inside Texas

Blurred (state) lines: FMCSA proposes pilot program that would allow drivers under 21 to...

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In September, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a new pilot program that would allow commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders aged 18,...
Tanker in Crowd

Tanker driver who drove into crowd of Minneapolis protesters in May faces felony, gross...

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MINNEAPOLIS — The driver of a tanker truck who drove into a crowd of protestors who were demonstrating against the death of George Floyd...
Santa Nella Petro

Dispute over parking spot at California Petro leads to attempted homicide, sheriff’s office says

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SANTA NELLA, Calif. — A Sacramento truck driver has been arrested on charges of attempted homicide after an altercation about a parking stop at...
Rest Area

Coalition including safety groups, Teamsters files petition in federal court challenging FMCSA’s new HOS...

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WASHINGTON — With the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new hours-of-safety service rules poised to go into effect Sept. 29, a coalition of...
Lorie Tudor and Shannon Newton

Power Team: Lorie Tudor and Shannon Newton are driving the future of transportation in...

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In March, Lorie Tudor took the reins as director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), becoming the first woman in the state’s history...
virtual safety conference

Stepping up to the challenge: Attendance boomed as TCA’s Safety & Security Meeting took...

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Like so many other conferences and events since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Safety & Security Meeting, held June 23-25, was...
Class 8 Trucks

Major OEMs’ second-quarter reports reflect continued impact of COVID-19

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Financial reports for the second quarter of 2020 (April-June) recently released by four major OEMs — Daimler, Navistar, PACCAR and Volvo — reflect the...
801 Indiana Crash

Driver facing felony charges in Indiana crash that killed 4 children declared ‘imminent hazard’...

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CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind., and EATON, Ohio — A truck driver who was charged with multiple felonies related to a July 9 accident in Wayne...
Volvo Class 8 Electric

In wake of CARB’s zero-emissions ruling, 15 states, District of Columbia pledge to advance...

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On June 25, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule, a first-of-its-kind regulation that requires truck manufacturers to...
Hot Dogs

Travel centers, truck stops offer special deals on tubular treats for National Hot Dog...

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What could be more American than a hot dog? Well, pretty much anything, truthfully — tube-encased sausages were actually created in Germany in the...
Jugs of Hand Sanitizer

PHMSA extends enforcement discretion on transport of sanitizing materials for use of motor-carrier employees...

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) extended on July 9 a notice of enforcement discretion for...
Werner Enterprises truck

Werner Enterprises granted temporary exemption on recordkeeping portion of FMCSA’s hours-of-service requirements

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OMAHA, Neb. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a temporary exemption to Omaha, Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises on part of the...
Landstar clocks given to drivers

Landstar System honors 143 owner-operators for safety, professionalism behind the wheel

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Landstar System Inc. on July 6 announced its Class of 2019 Million Mile Safe Driver and Roadstar honorees.This year Landstar is celebrating...
Darrell Lily and Graig

More than just trucking: Brown Dog Carriers works to improve community, help others

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BIDDEFORD, Maine — It’s immediately obvious that Brown Dog Carriers and Logistics is a trucking company unlike any other. Does any other motor carrier...
USMCA Flags

Trucking industry, U.S. border agency weigh in as USMCA takes effect, replacing NAFTA

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WASHINGTON — The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect at 12 a.m. today (Wednesday, July 1), replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement...
July Erb

People culture: Employee involvement key to Erb International winning TCA Fleet Safety Award

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To say that safety is a top goal at Erb International, part of the Erb Group of Companies, would be an understatement. It is...
Big rigs at truck stop

Some truck stops reopen dine-in restaurants, other food options as local governments allow

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As state and local governments across the U.S. continue with phased reopening plans, the nation’s truck stops and travel centers are keeping pace to...