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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.
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...
TCA Chairman Josh Kaburick

What a ride! Josh Kaburick chronicles year as TCA chairman

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“Whew! What a ride!” exclaimed Josh Kaburick, outgoing 2019-2020 Truckload Carriers Association chairman in his final address at Truckload 2020: Orlando. “That is the best...
woman holding thank a trucker sign

Heeding the call: Truck drivers re-emerge as ‘Knights of the Highway’ in response to...

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Since the first cases of COVID-19 were discovered in Wuhan, China, in late December, the disease has spread across the globe, quickly achieving the...
Don Lewis

Career for a lifetime: Veteran driver Don Lewis discovered love of trucking at early...

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As a boy growing up on a small family farm outside Neosho, Missouri, in the 1960s, Don Lewis was no stranger to trucks and...
Law enforcement vehicles

Hour-long police chase, shootout ends in death of Virginia truck driver Wednesday night

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GENESEO, N.Y. — A suspect identified as Joshua Blessed, aka Sergei Jourev, a 58-year-old truck driver for Yurman Express LLC of Harrisonburg, Virginia, led...
Sharae Moore sitting in her newly purchased bright blue truck

S.H.E. Trucking founder discovers common bond with her father as she pursues a career...

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — “I can’t change my past, so I decided to change my future.” This statement by Sharae Moore, founder of S.H.E. Trucking,...