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The Trucker News Staff
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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New Scout transponders from Bestpass provide national, regional coverage for commercial fleets

ALBANY, N.Y. — Bestpass, which provides a comprehensive payment platform with a focus on nationwide toll management for commercial fleets, has released two new...
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Two children dead after being struck by big rig on U.S. 67 in Arkansas

JACKSON COUNTY, Ark. — According to Arkansas State Police, two children were found dead following an incident involving a tractor-trailer on U.S. Highway 67...
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TCA to award nearly $150,000 in scholarships for 2020-21 school year, helping 52 college...

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has announced 52 recipients who will receive financial assistance from the organization’s scholarship fund for the...
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Sally makes landfall as Cat. 2 hurricane; FMCSA issues emergency exemptions for drivers providing...

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 4:45 a.m. Central time near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2...
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Double Coin opens its largest warehouse and distribution center in Houston

MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin and CMA, a tire manufacturer offering a comprehensive lineup of products, has expanded its warehouse network with the addition...
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Volvo Trucks, Samsara hope to develop comprehensive single-source telematics service to enhance efficiency of...

GREENSBORO, N.C., and SAN FRANSISCO — Volvo Trucks North America has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Samsara to investigate providing an all-encompassing, single-source...
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A. Duie Pyle expands services with new integrated logistics center near Hagerstown, Maryland

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — A. Duie Pyle, a provider of asset- and non-asset-based transportation and supply chain solutions in the Northeast U.S., has opened...
The Trucker Newspaper Digital Edition - September 15, 2020

The Trucker Newspaper – Digital Edition September 15, 2020

The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition September 15, 2020: With some HOS changes poised to go into effect, a new pilot program means more could be on the horizon
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Schneider honors associates during company’s 41st annual Driver Appreciation Days

GREEN BAY, Wis. — During the company’s 41st annual Driver Appreciation Days, Sept. 15-17, Schneider will thank drivers with gifts, special activities and prize drawings. “Drivers...
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The Trucker News Channel — GPS Fail

In this episode we cover a trucker stuck on an ATV/Snowmobile Road in Oregon as well as a hand-drawn license plate attempt in Kentucky....
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Michigan researchers subject material to ‘trial by fire and ice’ in quest for better...

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and researchers at Lawrence Technological University have subjected a high-tech material to trial by fire...
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FleetNet partners with Daimler to provide roadside-assistance programs for Freightliner, Western Star

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced new roadside assistance programs for both Freightliner and Western Star customers. Under the new programs,...
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Navistar Board of Directors says TRATON’s second offer to purchase outstanding shares of the...

LISLE, Ill., — TRATON SE has hit the gas again on its attempts to purchase the remaining shares of Navistar International Corp., the holding company...
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The Truck Boss Show — Rest Stop Roundup & Onaway Speedway Highlights

Tons of great info in this week’s show! Hear some advice from an OHP Trooper about what law enforcement officials look for during an...
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ATA highlights truckers’ response to COVID-19 pandemic during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, Sept. 14, the American Trucking Associations (ATA), along with thousands of its members and partners, the American Trucking Associations began...
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PrePass adds more than 1,000 new safety alerts to help keep professional drivers safe...

PHOENIX — To help make trucks drivers aware of upcoming road hazards, work zones, available parking spaces and more, PrePass Safety Alliance has added...
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FMCSA extends regulatory waiver for drivers responding to COVID-19 emergencies through end of year

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 through Dec. 31, 2020. The declaration, initially enacted in...
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Utah Highway Patrol video shows tractor-trailers blown over by strong winds

Several trucks driving through parts of Utah late last week experienced hurricane-force winds. It is reported that more than 45 tractor-trailers were blown over...
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Shell Rotella celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week with giveaways, special deals, more

HOUSTON — Shell Rotella is celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 13-19, with giveaways and promotions as a way of saying “thank you”...
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Driver Appreciation: Meet Dart Transit’s Tom Kearns

As part of celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, the PodWheels Network is placing a spotlight on Tom Kearns, a company driver in the...