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The Trucker News Staff produces engaging content for not only TheTrucker.com, but also The Trucker Newspaper, which has been serving the trucking industry for more than 30 years. With a focus on drivers, the Trucker News Staff aims to provide relevant, objective content pertaining to the trucking segment of the transportation industry. The Trucker News Staff is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Police Lights

New Jersey trucker who left scene of accident that killed 2 declared ‘imminent hazard’...

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WASHINGTON — A New Jersey-licensed truck driver who caused a fatal accident in September has been declared an imminent hazard to public safety by...
Freightliner Century on Snowy Road

Nearly 100 new truck parking spaces coming to I-80 in Wyoming

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RAWLINS, Wyo. — Trucker Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) has launched a multiyear project that will add nearly 100 new winter truck parking spaces,...
Tractor Trailer on Divided Highway

September’s net trailer orders third-highest in history, ACT report shows

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net U.S. trailer orders of 51,208 units during September showed a significant improvement from August (up 82%), and were 174% above...
Freightliner eCascadia

Shell launches E-Fluids for light-, medium-, heavy-duty electric commercial vehicles

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LONDON — Shell has added E-Fluids to its specialized fluids portfolio to support both battery-electric (BEV) and fuel-cell-electric (FCEV) powertrains for light-, medium- and heavy-duty...
Loves web

Love’s opens 17,000-square-foot location, adding 94 truck parking spaces to Mount Juliet, Tennessee

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OKLAHOMA CITY — With the opening of one of the company’s largest truck stops, Love’s Travel Stops now serves customers in Mount Juliet, Tennessee....
Michelin X One Truck Tire

Michelin X One tires more fuel efficient than leading competitor’s tire, MVT Solutions test...

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. — When tested side by side with a leading competitive brand, Michelin’s X One tires produced the better fuel efficiency, according...
Lonely Autumn Highway

Demand for commercial vehicles ‘not on the worry list,’ ACT says

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, there are any number of concerns regarding the...
Snowplow

Budget restrictions could impact winter road maintenance, Wyoming DOT says

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Because of decreased revenue, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is facing a tight budget and will strictly follow its set...
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The Trucker News Channel — Whose lane is it anyway?

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In this episode, we cover: A Swedish manufacturer is making its autonomous, electric transport vehicles available globally, lane markings in Utah leave drivers wondering,...
567 Pounds of Cocaine

Border Patrol finds more than $6.9 million in cocaine hidden in two tractor-trailers

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LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the World Trade Bridge on Oct. 16 discovered cocaine hidden inside tractor-trailers in two...
Volvo Electric Truck Leads Parade

Volvo awarded $21.7 million to launch nation’s largest deployment of zero-emission electric Class 8...

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America has been awarded $21.7 million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for...
Yellow Semi Truck

J.D. Power report shows used Class 8 truck sales saw higher volume, pricing in...

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McLEAN, Va. — Sales of used Class 8 trucks saw higher volume and pricing in September through both auction and retail channels, according to...
Utah Truck Ramp

Utah escape ramp uses catch-net cable system to stop runaway trucks

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GARDEN CITY, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) earlier this month opened a new truck-escape ramp on U.S. 89 west of Garden...
Truck Driving Beside Bluff

NACFE issues updated Confidence Report on effectiveness of low rolling resistance tires

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has released updates to its Confidence Report on low rolling resistance tires....
Columbia Road Bridge Damaged

Michigan DOT reminds drivers to ‘know their load,’ keep it secured

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LANSING, Mich. — After a commercial truck carrying a high load hit and caused significant damage to a bridge that crosses U.S. 127, the...
Loves in Cordes Junction AZ web

Loves opens 14th location in Arizona, adds 57 truck parking spaces in Cordes Junction

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops now has 14 locations in Arizona. The Love’s Travel Stop, off Interstate 17 in Cordes Junction, Arizona, opened Oct....
Lake Charles Hurricane Damage

Parts industry bands together to help Louisiana trucking-equipment supplier after business damaged by hurricanes...

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — The town of Lake Charles, Louisiana, has been hard-hit this hurricane season, first by Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm,...
Semi Trucks at Sea Port

EPA orders 3 trucking companies to pay more than $400,000 for violating CARB’s pollution...

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SAN FRANSISCO — Three interstate trucking companies must pay $417,000 penalties for violating the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) federally enforceable Truck and Bus,...
Truck on Bridge

ATA truck tonnage index rebounds 6.7% from August to September, still lags behind 2019...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.7% in September after declining 5.3% in August. In...
INSITE podcast

ES Programs & Support Highlighted During Women In Trucking Radio Show Interview

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On September 26th, Expediter Services and the ES Community were featured as part of the Women In Trucking Radio Show, which is broadcast nationally...