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Courtroom Concept

Three more enter guilty pleas in connection to Louisiana’s ‘Operation Sideswipe’ insurance scam

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NEW ORLEANS — Three more participants in a Louisiana insurance ring, dubbed Operation Sideswipe, that targeted heavy-duty commercial trucks pleaded guilty this week, according...
Tanker in Crowd

Trucker who drove into Floyd protest in Minneapolis could have charges dropped

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MINNEAPOLIS — A truck driver who drove through a large crowd of protesters on a Minneapolis highway last year during demonstrations over George Floyd’s...
Welcome to Colorado

Colorado governor signs $5.3 billion transportation plan

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EVERGREEN, Colo. — Colorado’s Democratic Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law an ambitious transportation funding bill that addresses Colorado’s long-neglected highway infrastructure while...
Courthouse Steps

Cuban citizen pleads guilty to role in CDL fraud scheme

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WASHINGTON —Marino Maury Diaz Leon, a Cuban citizen, on May 21 pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and honest services fraud in the...
Welcome to Connecticut

Connecticut legislators approve VMT tax for big rigs, Gov. Lamont expected to sign into...

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HARTFORD, Conn. — Last week, both houses of the Connecticut state legislature approved a bill that would levy a highway user fee, or vehicle...
Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders

Dems eye $6T infrastructure plan that includes Medicare, immigration

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WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing a $6 trillion infrastructure investment plan that goes far beyond roads and bridges to include core party priorities, from...
Meera Joshi Meeting

FMCSA’s Joshi visits Port of New York & New Jersey to discusses supply chain...

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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, June 16, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi visited the Port of New York & New Jersey to discuss ongoing supply chain...
Welcome to Alabama

Bestpass expands coverage to four Alabama toll sites

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Bestpass has expanded its toll coverage network to Alabama through a partnership with American Roads.Bestpass customers now have coverage on Alabama’s...
Workforce Heroes Tour

American Trucking Association’s Workforce Heroes educate students about trucking

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ARLINGTON, Va. — On June 14, the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Workforce Heroes program concluded a week-long tour of high schools in Iowa, teaching...
Hakeem Jeffries

Impatient Democrats prepare to go it alone on infrastructure plan

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WASHINGTON — Patience running thin, Democratic leaders are laying the groundwork for a go-it-alone approach on President Joe Biden’s big jobs and families infrastructure...
Landslide US33 Athens County Ohio

Ohio DOT puts federal stimulus funds to work preventing, detecting slides that damage roads

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced June 11 it will use $35 million in federal stimulus funding to complete dozens...
Road Resurfacing

2 cents’ worth: State gas tax increase expected to generate $642 million for South...

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A 2-cent gas tax increase, which goes into effect July 1, will help the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) rehabilitate...
John Yarmuth

White House to assess infrastructure talks after next week

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WASHINGTON — The White House plans to give the bipartisan infrastructure negotiations another week to 10 days before assessing next steps, which could include...
JB Hunt Center for Academic Excellence

J.B. Hunt, University of Arkansas partner to create scholarship fund, accelerate supply chain inclusion...

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LOWELL, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and the University of Arkansas (U of A) in early June announced two new funds to...
CNG Tanks

New ATA committee to address climate, clean energy issues in trucking

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) on June 11 announced plans to form a Climate and Clean Energy Advisory Committee (CEAC) to...
Loves

Love’s Travel Stops opens new location along I-22 in Mississippi

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Holly Springs, Mississippi, with a travel stop that opened June 10. The store, positioned off Interstate...
Red and Blue Lights

FMCSA declares Mexico-licensed trucker an imminent hazard after fatal crash, failed sobriety tests

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Mexico-licensed commercial driver Cecilio Eliut Camacho-Montoya to be an imminent hazard to public...
Hurricane Sally Damage

‘Above normal’: Hurricane season not expected to be as bad as 2020, but could...

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June 1 marked the official beginning of hurricane season, and the U.S. is in for another above-normal season, according to the National Oceanic and...

TMAF celebrates Flag Day by sharing stories of how trucking industry honors veterans

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Each year on Flag Day, June 14, Americans recognize a longstanding symbol of the nation’s freedom — the U.S. flag. June 14 is also...
Bill Cassidy

Bipartisan group of senators eye $579 billion in new infrastructure spending, $1 trillion plan

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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly...