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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.
COVID-19 vaccine being packaged

No Greater Honor: Trucking industry plays vital role in distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, components

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For most of the world’s population, 2020 brought never-before-seen challenges, beginning with a global pandemic caused by a new coronavirus. As 2020 came to...
Diverse group of Jetco Employees

‘Diversity, equity, and inclusion’ encompass much more than race — and can lay a...

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become a common catchphrase in American culture, but what exactly what does it mean and why is it...
Pfizer Vaccine Rollout Dec 13

‘No greater honor’: Truckers play vital role in distribution of long-awaited COVID-19 vaccines

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For most of the world’s population, 2020 brought never-before-seen challenges, beginning with a global pandemic caused by a new coronavirus first discovered in China...
Truck on Highway in Winter

Strong freight rates driving demand for new commercial vehicles, ACT analysts say

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The current strong demand for new commercial vehicles is a direct result of strength in freight rates, according to ACT Research’s...
Rahm Emanuel

AP source: Emanuel’s prospects as nation’s transportation secretary increasingly unlikely

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WASHINGTON — Rahm Emanuel's chances of landing a top Cabinet post in Joe Biden’s administration appear increasingly unlikely after the former Chicago mayor emerged...
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...