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Amy Wright

Mini rigs: Michigan woman finds way to indulge love of big trucks

From the time she was a little girl, Amy Wright has loved big rigs. Whether through popular media or seeing them in person, the...
Memorial Run

‘Memorial Run’ rig, driver honor fallen firefighters

Spend enough time on the road these days and you’ll quickly discover there are a lot of tribute trucks rolling down the highway. Each...
I 80 Canoe Creek Bridge

Tolls planned to fund Pennsylvania initiative to replace, upgrade bridges

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on Feb. 18 announced the bridges under consideration for the PennDOT Pathways Major Bridge Public-Private...
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6 killed in 130-vehicle pileup on icy Texas interstate

DALLAS — A massive crash involving more than 130 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate left six people dead and dozens injured Thursday, Feb....
Knight Swift Transportation Trucks

Knight-Swift takes majority stake in software provider Eleos

PHOENIX — Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. last week announced it has acquired a majority ownership position in Eleos, a Greenville, South Carolina-based software provider.Eleos...
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Rescued by a rig: Dogs give driver a reason to keep on trucking

Every morning, before she hits the road, Rebecca Washington takes her four dogs — Polly, Tucker, Junior and Ziggy — out for a 30-minute...
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Buttigieg says Transportation Department will push ‘bold’ thinking

WASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg, sworn in Wednesday, Feb. 3, as transportation secretary, urged his 55,000 employees to embrace “imaginative, bold, forward thinking” as the...
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Mississippi looks at penalties for blocking roadways

JACKSON, Miss. — Republican lawmakers in Mississippi are seeking to increase penalties for people who block public roadways during protests. Several Democrats, however, are...
Meth Seized at Coutts Alberta

Canadian border officials make record meth seizure, file charges against truck driver

COUTTS, Alberta — Christmas Day wasn’t very merry for one Canadian truck driver, according to a Jan. 27 statement released by the Canada Border...
Minnesota Snowplow

Minnesota tests ‘snowplow alert’ signs to boost safety on I-35

OWATONNA, Minn. — Drivers on Interstate 35 in southern Minnesota might have noticed new “snowplow alert” messages on digital highway signs recently, warning of slow-moving...