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Navistar International RH Series

Navistar, GM collaborate to produce zero-emission long-haul trucks

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LISLE, Ill. — Navistar Inc., working in collaboration with General Motors and hydrogen fuel company OneH2, plan to produce a fuel-cell-electric International RH Series...
Ivan Hernandez with new Kenworth

Military veteran Ivan Hernandez named top military rookie, drives away in new Kenworth

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Leadership. Discipline. Decisiveness. These are three qualities necessary for a successful military career. Those skills translate well to post-military careers, too. Like trucking.Ivan Hernandez...
Interstate 94 Crash

Travel difficult as storm bears down on southeast Wisconsin

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MILWAUKEE — A Midwestern winter storm is making travel treacherous as wind-whipped snow piles up in Wisconsin Tuesday, Jan. 26.Snow plow drivers worked to...
International truck grille

New Class 8 truck sales start weak in 2020 but finish strong

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As expected, U.S. sales of new Class 8 trucks finished the year with a strong December, making 2020 a better sales year than initially...
UPS Freight Truck

UPS puts $800 million price tag on trucking divisions in sales agreement with TFI...

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ATLANTA and MONTREAL — UPS and TFI International Inc. on Jan. 25 announced a definitive agreement to sell UPS Freight (UPSF) to TFI International for...
Freightliner Cascadia

DTNA to issue safety recall on more than 4,300 Freightliner Cascadias because of steer-tire...

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WASHINGTON — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) plans to recall more than 4,300 Freightliner Cascadia sleeper trucks because due to defective steer tires, according...
2020 Platooning Demo

Comment period open for USDOT’s plan to integrate automated vehicles into U.S. highways

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is accepting comments on the agency’s Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan (AVCP). The plan outlines the DOT’s multimodal...
Xpress Fuel Islands

Newly opened Xpress Fuel in Arizona offers trucker amenities, gourmet fare

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ELOY, Ariz. — Knoxville, Tennessee-based Pilot Co. and its One9 Fuel Network this week announced the grand opening of an Xpress Fuel travel center that...
USDOT Washington DC

USDOT announces Biden appointees to the department

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced key members of its U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) leadership on Jan. 21, many of whom were already...
Pete Buttigieg

Buttigieg aims for ‘generational’ change at Department of Transportation

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, is pledging to carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the...
Malaki Thomas Robertson

Indiana trooper assists in trucking couple’s ‘special delivery’

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LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. — Friday, Jan. 15, may have begun like any other day, but for Indiana State Trooper Thomas Maymi, trucker Carl Robertson...
Doctor

FMCSA falls short in oversight of national registry of medical-certification examiners

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WASHINGTON — A report released last week by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of Inspector General revealed that the Federal Motor Carrier...
Girl Scouts and Waymo Truck

Delectable deliveries: Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Waymo team up for cookie transport

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DALLAS and PHOENIX — It’s Girl Scout Cookie season, and that means it’s time for some serious decisions: Thin Mints? Samoas? Trefoils? Tagalongs? All...
709 Pounds of Marijuana

Border agents discover marijuana valued at more than $141,000 concealed in commercial shipment.

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LAREDO, Texas — Officers with the U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) at the World Trade Bridge stopped an inbound tractor hauling a shipment...
TuSimple Level 4 Autonomous Truck web

DOT unveils plan to integrate private, commercial automated vehicles onto nation’s roadways

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) this week released the Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan (AVCP). The plan outlines the DOT’s multimodal “roadmap” to...
Commercial Trucks on Highway

FMCSA assembles advisory panel of 25 commercial drivers

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA) has named 25 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers from all sectors...
Truck Tire on Snow

Winter storm creating blizzard conditions, closing roads in Midwestern US

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MINNEAPOLIS — A slow-moving winter storm with gusty winds is whipping up blizzard conditions and causing hazardous travel in southwestern Minnesota and northeastern South...
Rail Crossing in Pennsylvania

DOT awards $40 million to improve safety at highway-railway crossings

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation on Jan. 14 provided a total of $40,255,750 in grants to five states to improve safety at...
Trucks at Sunset

FMSCA announces leadership, members of 2021 safety advisory committee

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA) this week announced its 2021 members for the Motor Carrier Safety...
TA Huntington Diesel Islands

New TA Travel Center adds 150 truck parking spaces to Huntington, Oregon

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WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc., nationwide operator of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center network, has opened a...