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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.
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State law enforcement checking rear impact trailer guards Aug. 27-31

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GREENBELT, Md. — During the week of August 27-31, each state’s commercial motor vehicle law enforcement department will choose one day of that week...

ATRI releases update to its Crash Predictor Model

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Tuesday released the update to its Crash Predictor Model that statistically quantifies the likelihood of...

Toyota doubles down on zero emissions heavy duty trucks

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Toyota Monday said the company took “the next great leap” toward the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the second iteration...

Ruan selects Glenn Combs as Driver of the Year

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Ruan has named Glenn Combs as its 2017 Driver of the Year and its Yuma, Arizona, operation as 2017 Operation...

Dupré Logistics opens new branch in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO, Calf. —  Dupré Logistics has opened a new branch in the Sacramento area and named David Joiner as manager of the new office.“The...

EIA says distillate supplies lowest since 2004; increased truck traffic cited

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says supplies of distillate (including both diesel and home heating oil) are the lowest end-of-June level since 2004,...

ArcBest, Teamsters reach all agreements for new contract

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FORT SMITH, Ark. — ArcBest, a logistics company, said all supplemental agreements to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement with the International Brotherhood of...

3 whats and a why: Steering the conversation on safer trucks

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Every day, the global commercial vehicle industry makes new technological strides toward improving truck, driver, and roadway safety – and none...

Average price of used Class 8 trucks flat on month-to-month basis, up year-over-year

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COLUMBUS, Ind.  — The average price of total used Class 8 trucks in June was flat on a month-over-month basis, but fared better, rising...

Dump truck takes out power poles

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We have all had those rough days at work. However, a dump truck driver in Henrietta New York recently took it to another level.  That...

Trailer orders down 3 percent year-over-year

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — While orders have been extremely strong, the industry’s long string of year-over-year net order gains came to an end in June.According...

WABCO opens first North American Customer Care Center

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ROCHESTER HILL, Mich. — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, has opened its...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls 0.4% in June

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.4 percent in June after rising 0.4 percent in...
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On-highway diesel average dips for 2nd week in a row to $3.220 a gallon

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The national average on-highway diesel price Monday went down for the second week in a row to $3.220, 1.9 cents a gallon less than...

Semi dangles off bridge near Tampa

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A semi-truck ended up dangling from a bridge over the Manatee River south of Tampa. The truck was traveling in the center lane of...

Oregon DOT director: ‘It’s a brave new world of change’

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Technology is rapidly changing all aspects of public and private sector operations, according to Matthew Garrett, director of the Oregon Department...

Truck driving ranks as 7th most deadly job in the nation

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Trucking is still a dangerous occupation, with data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) listing truck drivers and sales drivers as having the...

Trucking Alliance says ELDs should be in all large trucks, regardless of commodity or...

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The Trucking Alliance today issued a policy statement calling for the federal government to require ELDs in all CMVs regardless of commodity type or...

Daimler sets new standard in customer experience

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YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Daimler Trucks North America on Wednesday revealed what the OEM called “several significant updates that will positively impact the customer experience.”Enhanced...

INRIX develops self-driving vehicle pilot program

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KIRKLAND, Wash.-- Highly automated vehicles (HAV) are currently testing on public roads in fewer than 50 cities around the world, but more markets are...