Utah Wind blows over semis

Utah Highway Patrol video shows tractor-trailers blown over by strong winds

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Several trucks driving through parts of Utah late last week experienced hurricane-force winds. It is reported that more than 45 tractor-trailers were blown over...
Driver opening truck door

FMCSA extends relief through Dec. 31 for drivers with expiring CDL, CLP, medical certification

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WASHINGTON — In response to the continuing COVID-19 health crisis, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Sept....

TCA accepting nominations for annual Best Fleets to Drive For contest

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association is now accepting nominations for the annual Best Fleets to Drive For in North America competition.TCA officials...
Girl Scout Supply Chain Patch

Delivering more than cookies: Ryder partners with Girl Scouts to create supply chain patch

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MIAMI — Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida (GSTF) and Ryder System Inc. have created a new program to teach girls across the U.S. about the...

Group says Chicago area too car dependent, needs to promote walking, public transit

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CHICAGO — A new analysis shows the Chicago region has grown more car dependent since 1980, and that a different approach is needed to...

SBTC President James Lamb taking his anti-ELD crusade to White House

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Back in August, we posted a column in which we opined that James P. Lamb, president of the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC)...
Truck at Warehouse Dock

FMCSA seeks public comment on ‘yard move’ definition, how it impacts drivers’ HOS

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hopes to clarify regulations about “yard moves” — movement of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV)...
Brent Spence Bridge

Repairs on Brent Spence Bridge complete ahead of schedule, under budget

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Repairs to the Brent Spence Bridge are expected to be complete and all lanes open to traffic Dec. 22, a day...
Meth in Green Onions

U.S. Customs agents discover $1.4 million in meth hidden in truckload of green onions

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OTAY MESA, Calif. — Over the weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Otay Mesa commercial facility discovered 614 pounds of...
Tennessee Interstate

Tennessee adds new online services for CDL customers

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Commercial driver’s license holders in Tennessee can now take advantage of convenient online services, according to the Driver Services division of...
Courtroom Hearing

Maryland man pleads guilty to scheme to steal over $233,000 in billing fraud

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BALTIMORE — A Maryland man pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a scheme to steal more than $200,000 from the company where he worked...

John Christner Trucking’s John Mallory wins TCA safety award

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Truckload Carriers Association has named John Mallory, John Christner Trucking’s director of safety, as the 2019 TCA Safety Professional of...
mack medium duty

Mack attacks medium-duty with Class 6, 7 models resembling Class 8 Anthem

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SALEM, Va. – Mack Trucks announced late last month that it is bringing a new bulldog into the market with the creation of the...
Truck on Minnesota Bridge

Minnesota DOT allocates $61 million to improve freight transportation network

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) awarded $61 million in funding for 13 highway infrastructure projects the department says will...
generic food truck sign

Arkansas DOT to issue permits for food trucks to serve truckers at select rest...

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Trucking Association and Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) are working to bring more food options to truck drivers...

FMCSA reminds truckers drug, alcohol clearinghouse coming soon

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Remember two years ago, when it seemed like the entire trucking industry was counting down the days to the ELD deadline?Well, the Federal Motor...
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...
COVID Vaccine Concept

USDOT prepares for swift transport of COVID-19 vaccine

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featureWASHINGTON — In anticipation of approval for a COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that all necessary regulatory measures have been...
CDL Training Truck

FMCSA issues final rule streamlining CDL skills-testing process

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a final rule to streamline the process for men...

Melton handily transports Huey helicopter from Bristow to Tulsa for space museum

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TULSA, Okla. — The phone rings at the Melton Truck Lines office in Tulsa.“Good morning. Melton Truck Lines. You say some manufactured steel to...