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stop the tires 2020 truckers strike

Stop The Tires 2020 founder hopes to gain understanding, support of trucking industry issues...

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It wasn’t supposed to happen. A truck driver from rural Washington state, concerned about the results of this year’s presidential election and the policies...
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Cummins, Navistar team up to develop hydrogen-fuel-cell Class 8 truck for Werner Enterprises

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INDIANAPOLIS and LISLE, Ill. — Cummins Inc. and Navistar International Corp. will collaborate on the development of a Class 8 truck powered by hydrogen fuel...
Interstate 94 Minnesota

Fiery pileup during snowstorm shuts down part of I-94 in Minnesota

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ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Both directions of Interstate 94 between Rogers and Monticello are closed to all traffic except emergency responders until further notice,...
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The Trucker News Channel — Capitol Christmas Tree

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In this episode, we cover: the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is making its way to DC, spilled onions back up traffic in Sacramento and...
Derrick Clark holds a small truck

The long haul: Driver overcomes steep obstacles to achieve dream and is now paying...

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There was a time when a career as an over-the-road truck driver was a pipe dream for Derrick Clark. Not long ago, the Little...
truckers strike 2020

Fast-growing grassroots truckers’ group calls for Veterans Day strike

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While the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election are being contested and litigated, another protest has gained momentum. The private Facebook group “Stop...
empty loading docks

Industrial truckload shipments see decline, while retail markets show definite benefit for smaller carriers

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Trucking capacity continued to be tight in September, with plenty of freight to haul and too few trucks to haul it. The result was...
Navistar Truck Passing Farm

TRATON, Navistar announce definitive merger agreement at $44.50 per share, total cost nearly $3.7...

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MUNICH and LISLE, Ill. — TRATON SE and Navistar International Corp. announced Nov. 7 that the two companies have reached a definitive merger agreement....
CBP Human Smuggling Attempt web

CBP, local police rescue illegal immigrants from locked tractor-trailer in Laredo, Texas

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LAREDO, Texas — Agents with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Laredo North Station, in cooperation with the Laredo Police Department, rescued “numerous”...
Pilot Wreaths Across America

Pilot honors U.S. military with Wreaths Across America fundraiser, free breakfast for vets

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In recognition of those who served in the military, through the end of the year, Pilot Co. is holding an in-store round-up...
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Nevada trucking firm gets COVID-19 fine for Trump Jr. rally

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RENO, Nev. — State regulators have fined a trucking firm in Sparks more than $4,500 for violating coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings during a...
Voting on November 3

National election results could point to more gridlock for trucking industry

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The day after the Nov. 3 election, most Americans woke to confusion. A president had not yet been declared. Likewise, enough races in the...
Swift Truck on Highway

Under new FMCSA exemption, Knight-Swift can require new hires to undergo qualifying medical exam...

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted Arizona-based Knight-Swift Transportation a temporary exemption from the requirement that motor carriers rely...
Voting on Election Day 2020

Election-day commentary: 2020 campaigns result in nationwide confusion

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Thanks goodness it is finally here — Election Day! I am writing this article on the morning of Nov. 3, 2020, and I am...
Locomation Platooning Demo

FMCSA hopes to gain ‘traction’ for automated-vehicle tech through hands-on demos, gathering input from...

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking public input on a survey questionnaire, Trucking Fleet Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for...
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The Trucker News Channel — Tiny Trucker

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In this episode, we cover drivers battling 90 mph wind gusts in California and an autonomous convoy traveled nearly 300 miles through Pennsylvania, Ohio...
TA Express Carthage Texas Diesel Island

New TA Express adds truck parking, fuel lanes, more to Carthage, Texas

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CARTHAGE, Texas — TravelCenters of America Inc., operator of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel-center network, has opened a new TA...
Eric Britton

From the Army to the driver’s seat: Inspiration can take a driver quite far...

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Clarksville, Tennessee, was a world away from the nation’s capital in the 1970s, when Eric Britton’s neighbor helped build his interest in truck driving....
road paving

West Virginia settles with road paving companies for $101.3M

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia officials announced a $101.3 million settlement Friday, October 30, in an antitrust suit against 11 asphalt and paving companies...
cat in the cab

The cat in the cab: Feline friend brings comfort to driver while on the...

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Their staunchly aloof nature may never garner cats the title of “man’s best friend,” but Muninn Myrkvi, an over-the-road truck driver for GP Transco,...