Weather-related events such as snowplow strikes in Wyoming and a massive crash involving 130 vehicles and six people dead are all detailed in the March 1 edition of The Trucker as well as a look at the unintended consequences of the implementation of electronic logging devices (ELDs). Read about a company owner has been placed on probation after falsifying hours-of-service records and a Georgia truck driver is facing charges from an Indiana incident. If you need to read more about criminal charges, “Ask the Attorney” covers the differences in misdemeanors and felony charges. Also, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has set May for the 2021 International Roadcheck and autonomous tech developer TuSimple is assembling an advisory board for long-haul freight. Across the nation, Navistar and GM are partnering to provide a zero-emissions, long-haul International truck and Arizona is providing details on truck routes on its website. Manufacturers are expected to have a spike in sales and President Joe Biden is working on infrastructure improvements. In a special feature, Randy Rogers unveils the “Memorial Run” rig, a rolling tribute to fallen firefighters, and a Michigan woman builds and collects mini rigs to honor her passion for trucking. Also, Kenworth has released a new T680 with improved efficiency and YRC Worldwide is returning to its roots by changing its name to Yellow Corp.
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