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Pennsylvania yields to truckers’ plea; reopens some rest stops for parking

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has reopened select rest areas across Pennsylvania for truck parking. PennDOT rest areas were closed at...
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The coronavirus: A trucker’s guide to germs and illness — Part 5

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 DOWN AND DIRTY: KILLING THE CORONAVIRUS AND OTHER GERMSTo date, scientists haven’t come up with a guaranteed method of killing the coronavirus. As mentioned...
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The coronavirus: A truck driver’s guide to germs and illness — Part 4

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 HYGIENE: BEYOND HAND-WASHINGAs a truck driver, you may do everything within your ability to protect yourself from germs. Most likely you follow the time-proven...
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The coronavirus: A truck driver’s guide to germs and illness — Part 3

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 INFORMATION: AN OVERWEIGHT LOAD DESTINED FOR ANXIETYAs alluded to in Part 1 of this series, when it comes to the coronavirus, truck drivers...
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The coronavirus: A truck driver’s guide to germs and illness — Part 1

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 SELF-QUARANTINE: ADMIRABLE, BUT IMPOSSIBLE FOR TRUCKERSIt would be difficult to find many Americans who are not somewhat familiar with the latest world crisis, the...
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Western Express hit hard in tornado

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A message from the CEO of Western Express regarding the damage from the recent tornado.
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Trump signs USMCA into law; ATA hails agreement, commends president

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico. Trump said the new...
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Mack Trucks laying off 305 workers at Macungie Township plant

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MACUNGIE, Pa. — Mack Trucks plans to lay off 305 employees at its assembly plant north of Philadelphia, the company said Wednesday. Mack blamed the...

Early morning crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike leaves 5 dead, 60 injured

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. ­– A crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Sunday morning has left five people dead and about 60 injured when a...

California owner-operators granted temporary reprieve from AB5

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SACRAMENTO — Owner-operators and the carriers who contract with them received a reprieve late on December 31 when U.S. District Court Judge Robert Benitez...