Former Pilot exec wants to fire attorney

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The former president of the nation's largest diesel fuel retailer wants to fire his trial lawyer now that he's been convicted...

Employers enjoy solid hiring streak; trucking adds 6,200 jobs from April to May

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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate to an 18-year...
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California to spend nearly $800M on electric vehicle infrastructure

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California utilities will invest nearly $768 million to expand a network of charging stations and build other infrastructure for electric vehicles as the state...

NBC story says driver shortage means higher consumer costs

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According to an NBC TV story quoting the American Trucking Associations, there is a shortage of roughly 50,000 truck drivers across the country and...

FMCSA releases clarifications for HOS rules on agricultural exemptions, personal conveyance.

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced Thursday new regulatory guidance clarifying the 150 air-miles Hours of...

Diesel prices push up slightly; national on-highway average at $3.288 a gallon

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  Diesel prices continued to move upward this week, but not by as much as the last two weeks.Whereas in the past two weeks the...
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Supply chain panelists: It’s high time for infrastructure investment

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Supply chain panelists called for more infrastructure investment at a Global Supply Chain Summit May 22, the Journal of the American Association of State...

Volvo’s new tribute trucks lead motorcade in Ride for Freedom

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WASHINGTON — A new VNL 760 (shown) and a Volvo VNR 640 led a motorcade from the plant to Washington, D.C. this past weekend during...

30 members of U.S. Senate send letter asking for HOS improvements

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WASHINGTON — Thirty members of the U.S. Senate have sent a letter to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Administrator Ray Martinez asking the agency...

FMCSA chief Martinez tells House panel great strides made in safety but more work...

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WASHINGTON -- FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez told a U.S. House panel Tuesday that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made great strides in...

GeoSpace Labs says it’s filling ELD void left by ONE20

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The ONE20 website says the company will go out of business June 18 and GeoSpace Labs Monday said it has stepped in to fill...

Diesel jumps nearly 4 cents a gallon to $3.277, up 73.8 cents over last...

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Last week diesel prices took an almost 7-cents-a-gallon leap and this Monday they increased nearly 4 cents, 3.8 cents to be exact. The national...

Congressmen: Outlook for Highway Trust Fund grim

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  WASHINGTON — The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is on its last legs and needs to be propped up with an ongoing influx of funds.Legislators,...

Vigillo receives NPTC’s Allied Member of the Year award

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Vigillo, a SambaSafety company and provider of real-time data for analyzing commercial driver and motor carrier safety performance, has received the...
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House panel begins consideration of 2019 THUD appropriations bill

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WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee has released the fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) funding bill, which it considered in...

TA Petro names 5th annual Citizen Driver Award winners

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  WALCOTT, Iowa — TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, has named the fifth annual Citizen Driver...
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 Multiple cows die when tractor trailer overturns on I-75 near Atlanta

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KENNESAW, Ga.  — Traffic is moving again on Interstate 75 north of Atlanta after authorities cleared up debris from a tractor-trailer that overturned with...

Trial wraps up for truck driver charged with murdering his trainer

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BELTON, Texas — Testimony was wrapping up Thursday in the murder trial of Stanley Polk Jr., charged with the murder in August 27, 2015,...

EIA: World oil glut subsided for now

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 The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that the world oil glut in place since 2015-2016 has evened out, bringing the price of oil...

HELP’s PrePass adds 8 new sites around the country

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PHOENIX — PrePass-approved trucks will soon receive the green light to bypass weigh stations in a number of new locations, according to HELP Inc.,...