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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.
Seattle Low Bridge

Seattle DOT asks public to avoid Low Bridge, leave route clear for emergency vehicles,...

SEATTLE — Because of increased detour traffic caused by maintenance and repair work on area bridges, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is asking...
Stimulus Check and Cash

U.S. Treasury, IRS begin disbursement of $600 stimulus checks

WASHINGTON — Some U.S. residents could have received stimulus funds as early as Tuesday evening, Dec. 29, according to a statement released by the...
Howard and Liam Salmon

TA’s register roundup campaign for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund raises $88k for truckers...

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America (TA) extends a word of thanks to customers across the nation for raising $88,000 for the St. Christopher...
Heavy Traffic Near Los Angeles

EPA announces final rule to clarify, streamline implementation of vehicle regulations; proposes additional improvements

WASHINGTON — On Dec 28, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two actions regarding technical adjustments to improve testing procedures for vehicle and engine...
Walter Lee

NCI names Walter Lee driver of the month for November

IRVING, Texas — National Carriers Inc. (NCI) has named Walter Lee of El Cajon, California, as the company’s November driver of the month. Lee...
Upstaging Inc Truck

Safety takes center stage in Illinois-based event-production company’s touring division

The story of Upstaging Inc. is one of constant evolution and growth. Founded 48 years ago as a stage lighting company, Upstaging has expanded to...

ACT’s November data shows used truck sales volumes, average age, miles down from October

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Same-dealer sales volumes of used Class 8 trucks during November were down 22% from October, according to the latest release of...
Interstate 69

Officials expect 2021 action on construction of new I-69 Ohio River bridge

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Leaders in the Evansville, Indiana, area say they’re expecting action in the coming year toward the construction of an Interstate 69...
feeding america trailer donation

Schneider donates refrigerated trailer to Feeding America to help provide for those in need

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider celebrated the holiday season by helping food pantries in Northeast Wisconsin provide for those in need. The company recently...
Jordan A Barson

FMCSA declares Arizona trucker who struck, killed bicyclists to be ‘imminent hazard’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Arizona-licensed commercial driver Jordan Alexander Barson to be an...
wind warning

High-wind warning, commercial vehicle restrictions issued for parts of New York

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning from 6 p.m. this evening (Dec. 24) to 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 25. Winds...
Haulin 4 Hunger

Charitable Works: Trucking organizations continue to give back during year of unprecedented challenges

WASHINGTON — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), an industry-wide education and image movement, shared stories of the unique ways that the trucking industry has...
Navistar LT Series

International trucks now offer latest version of Bendix collision-mitigation system

LISLE, Ill. — International Truck, produced by Navistar International Corp., now offers enhanced features of the Bendix Wingman Fusion collision-mitigation system on its LT,...
Truck Passing Farm

ATA’s truck tonnage index rose 3.7% in November but still lagged 3.8% behind last...

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 3.7% in November after falling 5% in October. In...
CFI Truckloads WISH donation

CFI associates donate more than $40,000 to 20 charities in 2020 Truckloads of Treasures...

JOPLIN, Mo. — Associates at CFI, an operating company of TFI International Inc., offered financial support to 20 charities across the U.S., Canada and...
Winter Highway

Minnesota’s winter truck load increases in effect for north frost zone

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Winter truck load increases began Monday, Dec. 21, on unrestricted state highways in the north frost zone, according to the...
sddefault 2

CAT Scale Rig of the Week — Stephen Valentine

When it was time for a makeover, Stephen Valentine gave his old truck a new look. Ten years ago, he purchased his 1996 Kenworth...
South Dakota Snowplow Lights

South Dakota DOT launches pilot program, adds blue lights to 25 snowplows across state

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) is launching a pilot program designed to improve safety for motorists and snowplow operators,...
Rihm Kenworth

Rihm Kenworth moves to new facility in Albert Lea, Minnesota

ALBERT LEA, Minn. — Rihm Kenworth, a long-time truck dealership in Minnesota, opened a new facility in Albert Lea last week to meet the...
Red and White Tractors

Heavy-duty truck market closes 2020 on ‘robust’ note, say ACT analysts

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The 2020 heavy-duty truck market will close on a robust note, setting the stage for 2020, according to ACT Research’s recently...