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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.

WIT member Tiffany Hanna named winner of truck giveaway

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Left to right are Jim Stevenson, Arrow director of national accounts; Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO; truck winner Tiffany Hanna and Arrow’s Jim...

Trucks most utilized mode in NAFTA trade in 2017, carrying 63.3%, BTS reports

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Trucks accounted for $720.8 billion of the $1.1 trillion in freight with Canada and Mexico, BTS reported. (The Trucker file photo) All five of the...

Old Dominion exec Earl Congdon honored with Diamond Legacy Award by ATA

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Earl Congdon, center, accepts the American Trucking Associations Diamond Legacy Award from ATA President and CEO Chris Spear, left. David Congdon, vice chairman and...

Kenworth T680 now available with Paccar MX-11 engine and automated transmission

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Designed from the ground up, the Paccar transmission is up to 105 pounds lighter than comparable transmissions, allowing for greater payloads, spokesmen said. (Courtesy:...
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NTSB says truck-car crash that killed 6 demonstrates need for its latest safety recommendations

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This photo shows the SUV that was struck in the rear by the tractor-trailer. There is substantial damage to the entire vehicle with the...

Volvo debuts ‘rugged yet refined’ new VNX series for heavy-haul applications

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The new Volvo VNX series is available in three cab sizes — daycab, 42inch sleeper and 70-inch sleeper. The VNX 740 (above) features a...

Survey underway to assess parking needs along Ontario highways

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The Province of Ontario is conducting a survey among truck drivers to identify where additional parking is needed. (©2018 FOTOSEARCH) TORONTO — The Ontario Ministry...

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

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With sales of 4,403 year-to-date compared with 2,599 for the same period last year, International sales are up 69.4 percent this year. Pictured is...

Peterson’s new smart trailer controls, relays tire, brake, cargo temperature status

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By signaling trailer issues as they happen, PULSE enhances the safety of driver and cargo, and helps avoid road incidents, CSA violations, and costly...

‘Bespoke’ trucks? Shell and AirFlow Truck Co. have designed and built one

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The body of the Starship Project tractor is a bespoke aerodynamic design made of carbon fiber, including the side skirts, hood, and front end....

February figures show Class 8 orders continue to surge in 2018

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An FTR official said the Class 8 market remains “red-hot” and that the capacity crunch is transforming into a capacity crisis and many fleets...

CRST names Kimberly Maes president of logistics division

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES Photo: CRST CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — CRST International Inc., one of the largest privately-held transportation companies in the...

Tesla unveils electric tractor

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Tesla unveils electric tractor Friday, November 17, 2017 by DEE-ANN DURBIN /AP Auto Writer DETROIT — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs —...

Marine Vet on the road.

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On the surface, Terrence Danns is the average company driver. But behind his jovial laugh and kind smile he has led a life that’s...

Flying J takes AmEx

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Volvo goes electric

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