John N. John launches breast cancer awareness campaign, unveils pink fleet

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CROWLEY, La. — In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, John N. John, a Louisiana-based, family-owned transportation company that has been in business since...

ATA appeals dismissal of challenge to truck-only toll program

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations Thursday, along with three motor carriers representing the industry, appealed last week’s decision by the federal district...

Diesel prices little changed from last week at $3.239 a gallon

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All things considered, on-highway diesel prices were staying about the same Monday, with the average price only down four tenths of a penny to...

Peterbilt parade raises more than $20,000 for United Way

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DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. raised more than $20,000 in donations at its fourth annual Pride and Class Parade October 11 in the...
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Buttigieg officially named as Biden’s pick for secretary of transportation

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Dec. 15 formally announced Pete Buttigieg as his pick for the secretary of transportation. Buttigieg, 38, served as...

Indiana police expect 400-500 semis to take part in ‘slow roll’ Thursday

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana State Police say they expect from 400 to 500 semitrucks on Interstate 465 during Thursday's “slow-roll” protest in Indianapolis.Multiple media outlets...
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House subcommittee approves huge 2021 budget increase for FMCSA, other agencies

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WASHINGTON — The House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee passed its version of the U.S. budget for 2021 on...
Coronavirus under microscope

CDC offers COVID-19 guidance to keep OTR drivers safe, healthy

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published an article to help over-the-road truck drivers stay healthy and help prevent the spread...
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Repairs on Brent Spence Bridge under way; Kentucky transportation agency outlines official detours for...

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COVINGTON, Ky. — Repairs on the Brent Spence Bridge, which carries Interstate 71/75 across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Ohio, are under way....

Iowa DOT seeking input about draft plan on managing rest areas

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AMES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Transportation is seeking your input about a draft plan outlining a path forward in managing our rest...
Pennsylvania Turnpike

PA Turnpike to hike E-ZPass rates by 6% in 2021; toll-by-plate rates will leap...

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HARRISBURG, Penn. — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) announced July 21 that it has approved a 6% toll increase for all E-ZPass rates systemwide...
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CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week set for July 14-20 with focus on speeding

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GREENBELT, Md. — Law enforcement personnel will be on the lookout for drivers engaging in dangerous driver behaviors July 14-20 for the annual Commercial...

3 more former Pilot Flying J executives sentenced to prison

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.  — Three more former executives of the largest U.S. fuel retailer have been sentenced to prison in a plot to cheat trucking...

On-highway gallon of diesel drops 1.1 cents to $2.965

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WASHINGTON — The on-highway average price for a gallon of diesel dropped 1.1 cents to $2.965 for the week ending January 21, according to...
Interstate 10 Baton Rouge

Louisiana governor, state DOT officials celebrate completion of I-10 widening project

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards today (Oct. 26) joined Louisiana Department of Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson, along with local and...
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New York State Police seek help finding trucker who struck patrol car, fled scene

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UPDATE: According to local news outlets, XPO Logistics contacted the New York State Police and the local police department after their safety officers noticed damage...
Caltrans Crews on Interstate 5

‘Atmospheric river’ storm creates dangerous conditions in California; travel discouraged in some areas

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SAN FRANCISCO — A potent atmospheric river barreled toward California on Tuesday, Jan. 26, bringing the threat of downpours that could unleash destructive debris...

Trucking: A community addressing a shortage

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Editor’s Note: A critical issue facing the trucking industry is the driver and technician shortage. Gary Smith, professional driver and Trucking Moves America Forward member,...

Moving & storage group calls for preemption of California meal, rest break rules

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) Monday called for federal preemption of California’s meal and rest break rules, saying that...
Commercial Trucks on Highway

FMCSA assembles advisory panel of 25 commercial drivers

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA) has named 25 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers from all sectors...