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Can you spare a dime? Truck full of coins ($800K) crashes in Nevada

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LAS VEGAS — Can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them?A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday into...

1 killed, 1 injured in blast at Pennsylvania trucking company

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ONO, Pa. — State police say a van explosion Wednesday at a Pennsylvania trucking company claimed the life of one person.Police in Lebanon County...

Feds probe Tesla crash and fire in which 2 teens killed

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By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto WriterA federal safety agency is investigating a severe crash and fire involving a Telsa electric car that killed two...
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House small business panel decries shape of infrastructure

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WASHINGTON — In the run-up to the annual Infrastructure Week nationwide advocacy event, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on April...
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2 counties sue Mississippi governor over bridge closures

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By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSJACKSON, Miss. — Supervisors in two Mississippi counties filed a lawsuit Thursday against Gov. Phil Bryant (above), saying he overstepped his...

N.J. governor signs executive order on employee misclassification

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According to the Office of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Murphy has signed an executive order establishing a...

ATA opens nominations for America’s Road Team

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations today opened the nominating process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team....

ATA President Chris Spear allegedly aims barbs at OOIDA, group responds

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It can be said that the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) and the American Trucking Associations (ATA) occasionally see eye-to-eye but most of the...

Arkansas Highway Police make two drug busts in eight days

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ALMA, Ark. — Arkansas Highway Police within just over one week have twice discovered marijuana and cannabis being transported by a tractor trailer.In both...
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Trucking Alliance promotes hair testing law to catch opioid abusers

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 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, is promoting a new drug testing law that...

TMAF celebrates 4 years of progress building its brand awareness as industry advocate

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 Trucking Moves America Forward is getting its message seen across the country on 186 truck wraps, each seen by an estimated 16 million people...

Missouri audit calls out HELP’s work with trucking company

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri auditor said April 26 that she's turning over records to authorities after her office found evidence of conflicts...

Task force seeks to increase awareness human trafficking

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SOUTH TEXAS — Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor (JTF-W South Texas Corridor) of the Customs and Border Protection is working to increase awareness...

Some Connecticut lawmakers still home for toll bill

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By SUSAN HAIGHHARTFORD, Conn. — Some Connecticut state lawmakers aren't giving up on passing legislation before the General Assembly adjourns in less than two...

5 injured as stolen tractor-trailer rams cars in Colorado

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DENVER  — The driver of a stolen tractor-trailer in Colorado deliberately rammed into vehicles and caused numerous injuries before finally being taken into custody...

Stranded in woods, trucker walks 14 miles to safety

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LA GRANDE, Ore. — An Oregon trucker who went missing for four days walked a shorter distance to get home than was reported by...

House passes amendment to disallow states from setting meal, rest breaks

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An amendment passed Thursday would clarify Congress’ intention to have primary regulatory authority over interstate commerce and end the erosion of this authority by...

DriveriQ survey shows carriers raising driver pay to help improve recruiting and retention efforts

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TULSA, Okla. — Driver iQ, a provider of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, says carriers taking part in its...

Border Patrol agents discover 59 illegal aliens in back of big rig

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LAREDO, Texas — Border Patrol Agents on April 20 discovered 59 illegal aliens inside the trailer of a big rig.The illegal aliens were found...

3 die as big rigs collide on I-40 in Arkansas

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CARLISLE, Ark. — Three people died in a collision Tuesday afternoon involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 40 in central Arkansas, a wreck that closed...