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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.

U.S. Xpress to offer stock for public sale

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Monday it had begun the process of pursuing an Initial public offering of its Class A common...

Diesel prices continue upward trajectory nationwide

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The price of diesel rose for the seventh consecutive weekOn-highway diesel prices rose again in the past week, with the national average standing at...
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House small business panel decries shape of infrastructure

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WASHINGTON — In the run-up to the annual Infrastructure Week nationwide advocacy event, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on April...

Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model 579 at expo

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LONG BEACH, Calif.— Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions was showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo where an all-electric Model 579 day cab...

ATA opens nominations for America’s Road Team

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations today opened the nominating process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team....

Anheuser-Busch places order for 800 Nikola hydrogen-electric powered semi-trucks 

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ST LOUIS and SALT LAKE CITY — Anheuser-Busch and Nikola Motor Co. Thursday said the American brewery has placed an order for up to...

Arkansas Highway Police make two drug busts in eight days

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ALMA, Ark. — Arkansas Highway Police within just over one week have twice discovered marijuana and cannabis being transported by a tractor trailer.In both...

Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features APX control system

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ATHENS, Ga. — Engineered to protect temperature-sensitive products transported by trailer or rail through sub-freezing ambient conditions, Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features...
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Trucking Alliance promotes hair testing law to catch opioid abusers

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 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, is promoting a new drug testing law that...

41 women with 600 years driving experience attend Toronto ‘Salute’

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 MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Canada's third Salute to Women Behind the Wheel took place at Truck World on April 21, bringing together 41 female commercial...

Missouri audit calls out HELP’s work with trucking company

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri auditor said April 26 that she's turning over records to authorities after her office found evidence of conflicts...

Schneider teams with SkyBitz to Implement third generation trailer, container tracking system

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GREEN BAY, Wis. and HERNDON, Va. — Schneider, a provider of transportation and logistics services, has teamed up with SkyBitz to implement Schneider’s third...

PeopleNet continues evolution of video intelligence with debut of next-generation side cameras

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MINNEAPOLIS — PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, has released its latest enhancement to its video intelligence solution — the...

Task force seeks to increase awareness human trafficking

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SOUTH TEXAS — Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor (JTF-W South Texas Corridor) of the Customs and Border Protection is working to increase awareness...

House passes amendment to disallow states from setting meal, rest breaks

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An amendment passed Thursday would clarify Congress’ intention to have primary regulatory authority over interstate commerce and end the erosion of this authority by...

DriveriQ survey shows carriers raising driver pay to help improve recruiting and retention efforts

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TULSA, Okla. — Driver iQ, a provider of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, says carriers taking part in its...

Pilot Flying J opening three new locations in West Texas

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J is expanding its network in West Texas with the opening of three new travel centers this spring to...

Border Patrol agents discover 59 illegal aliens in back of big rig

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LAREDO, Texas — Border Patrol Agents on April 20 discovered 59 illegal aliens inside the trailer of a big rig.The illegal aliens were found...

3 die as big rigs collide on I-40 in Arkansas

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CARLISLE, Ark. — Three people died in a collision Tuesday afternoon involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 40 in central Arkansas, a wreck that closed...

Arkansas Department of Transportation joins anti-trafficking initiative

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is joining a national initiative by signing the Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking pledge,...