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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.
Fuel for Heaters

Winter storms prompt FMCSA to issue emergency declaration for 33 states, DC

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WASHINGTON — In response to winter storm damage and the need for heating and other fuels across the U.S., the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...
Maverick Drivers of the Year

Maverick names TJ Hargis, Scott Claiborne 2020 drivers of the year

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Maverick Transportation has named TJ Hargis the company’s 2020 over-the-road (OTR) driver of the year, and Scot Claiborne as...
Interstate 40 Arkansas

Hazardous travel reported on Arkansas roads, portions of Interstate 40 closed

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Unseasonably low temperatures and a second wave of winter storms have created hazardous travel conditions throughout Arkansas, according to iDriveArkansas.com,...
truck hit snow plow in Wyoming

Multiple snowplows hit on Wyoming interstates, highways over five-day period

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has reported 10 snowplow strikes over a five-day span as plows were out maintaining the roads...
Expeditor Services 2021

Upcoming webinar from Expediter Services to focus on why now is the time to...

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Are you a professional driver or an aspiring entrepreneur who has considered starting your own trucking business?Are you a current owner-operator, fleet owner or...
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CAT Scale Rig of the Week — Ryan Tune

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Ryan Tune of Patoka, Illinois wanted to order a new truck back in 2015, but before he could, he found a 2016 Peterbilt 389...
Winter Road

Winter weather, power outages force closures of many national-chain truck stops

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Winter weather continues to blast much of the U.S., resulting in hazardous driving conditions, as well as power and water outages. The following is...
Derrick Whittle

Black History Month leaders: Derrick Whittle finds joy in helping others find their way

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
John OLeary

Daimler Trucks North America picks O’Leary to succeed Nielsen as president and CEO

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PORTLAND, Ore., and STUTTGART, Germany — The board of management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed John O’Leary, 60, as the next president and...
Poole Accident Scene

Georgia trucker faces multiple charges following Indiana incident

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SEYMOUR, Ind. — Truck driver Kendarius C. Poole, 29, of Riverdale, Georgia, was arrested in Indiana Sunday, Feb. 14, after leaving the scene of...
TruckPark

ParkMyFleet, TruckPark, FuelMe join forces to help drivers find safe, secure parking

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NEW YORK — ParkMyFleet has partnered with TruckPark and FuelMe to provide a secure, reliable overnight parking spaces for truck drivers to help address...
Charlton Paul web

Black History Month leaders: Charlton Paul works to encourage others

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
Tanker Truck in Snow

Approaching winter storm prompts tractor-trailer restrictions in New Jersey, Pennsylvania

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TRENTON, N.J., and HARRISBURG, Pa. — As a winter storm bears down on parts of the northeastern U.S., agencies in New Jersey and Pennsylvania...
The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition February 15, 2021

The Trucker Newspaper – Digital Edition February 15, 2021

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The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition February 15, 2021: Fracking, oil truckers feel sting of president's pen; experts weigh in on Biden's early executive orders
Brandon Bibbs

Black History Month leaders: Brandon Bibbs works to promote inclusion in trucking industry leadership

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
Herbert Holmes

Black History Month leaders: Driver Herbert Holmes believes in giving 110% to his career

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
T680 Next Gen Day Cab and 76 inch Family

Kenworth launches next-gen T680 flagship with focus on efficiency, performance, comfort

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KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth on Feb. 11 launched a new generation of its on-highway T680 flagship, building on the success of the classic T680....
New Freightliners

ACT Research: Supply will be top concern for commercial vehicle markets in 2021

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook, the demand story for commercial vehicles remains unchanged this...
DAT Graph Feb 7

Spot rates regain footing after slippery weeks in January, DAT says

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — National average spot truckload van and refrigerated rates were virtually unchanged during the week ending Feb. 7, a sign of price...
Ericka Rountree

Black History Month leaders: Driver Ericka Rountree finds peace on the open road

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...