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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.

ATA advises truckers, driving public to make safe travel decisions in wake of Hurricane...

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With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Southeastern United States, the American Trucking Associations advised truck drivers, as well as the motoring public, to...

As Hurricane Florence barrels down on East Coast, FMCSA suspends hour, weight restrictions for...

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As Hurricane Florence headed Tuesday toward the Eastern Seaboard as a storm of what weather officials called a "staggering" size, the Federal Motor Carrier...

The Trucker News Channel Episode #017

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In this episode we cover...Truckers abandon their rigs on the highway. National #thankatrucker campaignCheck out these stories and more on this edition of...

Celebrations begin for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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ARLINGTON, Va. — This week, American Trucking Associations and the entire trucking industry are recognizing the 3.5 million truck drivers who safely and professionally...

Major container ports expected to continue to see record numbers

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WASHINGTON – With retail sales continuing to grow, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to remain strong this month after...

Rand McNally launches ‘Haul’ of Fame photo contest for drivers

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In celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Rand McNally has launched a Photo “Haul” of Fame contest! Since professional drivers inspire us, we...

Love’s opens new facility in Tipton, Indiana

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) is now serving Customers in Tipton, Indiana, thanks to the grand opening of a new travel stop...

New research says autonomous trucks could take jobs of nearly 300,000 long-haul drivers over...

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An article in the Journal of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) says new research predicts autonomous trucks could replace...

Walmart celebrates drivers during NTDAW, steps up recruiting efforts

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At a time when the trucking industry across the U.S. is facing a massive shortage of qualified drivers, Walmart said today it is doubling...

TA/Petro opens 4 of new suite of smaller, more ‘nimble’ express travel centers

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WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers full service travel center brands, has announced the opening of...

TMAF launches advertising and digital campaign to #ThankATrucker

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WASHINGTON — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, today announced their plans for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September...

OOIDA says FMCSA pilot on younger drivers should benefit military veterans

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that the agency’s pilot program to...

FedEx executive Mike Yadon chosen for TAEC award

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The Trucking Associations Executive Council (TEAC) of the American Trucking Associations has recognized Mike Yadon of FedEx Corp. with the J.R....

ATA says freight volumes expected to increase 4.2 percent in 2018

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WASHINGTON — Freight volumes are projected to increase 4.2 percent in 2018 and increase 35.6 percent by 2029, according to the American Trucking Association’s...

Aperia Technologies releases new chrome cove for Halo Tire Inflator

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BURLINGAME, Calif. — Aperia Technologies, a supplier of tire inflation technologies that are designed to improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicle tractors...

Class 8 truck orders in August set another all-time record

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The two organizations that report on commercial vehicle sales in North America both reported all-time record highs in preliminary data released Thursday.ACT Research of...

Kenworth Mid Atlantic-Baltimore joins OEM’s dealer network

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ROSEDALE, Md. — Kenworth Mid Atlantic-Baltimore recently became the newest addition to Kenworth’s dealer network of more than 400 locations in the United States...

The Trucker News Channel Episode #016

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In this episode we cover...Live lobsters dumped on highway. Truckers save suicidal man.

FMCSA to hold 2nd public listening session on possible HOS changes on September 14

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold a public listening session on Friday, September 14 concerning potential changes to its Hours...

Reefer capacity tightens as northern states harvest late-summer crops

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DAT Trendlines reports that August ended with average rates that were lower than those in June and July but were still about 20 percent...