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...

FMCSA takes action to streamline skills, testing processes for aspiring drivers

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Thursday published a proposed rule the agency says would streamline the process for men and women...

R.I. governor signs bill to crack down on bridge toll violators

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PROVIDENCE, R.I.  — Rhode Island's governor has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on people who repeatedly fail to pay their bridge tolls.Democratic Gov....

AASHTO tells Congress to use House funding formula in final THUD bill

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WASHNGTON — The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has sent a letter to Senate and House of Representative leaders to support...

Diesel prices continue in downward direction for fifth consecutive week

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On-highway diesel prices fell for the week ending November 19, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The average price for gallon of...

CFI Employees support 20 charities with over $46,000 in donations during holiday giving campaign

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JOPLIN, Mo. — Employees of transportation company CFI once again played the role of Santa Claus by supporting charities serving thousands of individuals in...

FMCSA to conduct study on harassment, assaults of female and minority drivers

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Statistically speaking, professional truck driving is considered one of the most dangerous jobs in America. But those statistics deal with on-the-road dangers. For some...
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Cargo Transporters' Dennis Dellinger named 2020-21 TCA chairman

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Dennis Dellinger, president and CEO of Cargo Transporters, has been named the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) 2020-21 chairman. He was elected during...
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TA Express to open first location in California later this year

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WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc. is making plans to open a new TA Express in California later this year. The company, which operates...

U.S. likely surpassed Russia, Saudis in crude oil production, says EIA

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The United States has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest crude oil producer earlier this year, says the U.S....

Interstates need overhaul; reports calls for 20-year plan

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WASHINGTON — The future of the U.S. Interstate Highway System is threatened by a persistent and growing backlog of structural and operational deficiencies and...

Diesel prices rise almost everywhere, mostly sharply out West

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The average price for a gallon of diesel nationwide rose 1½ cents for the week ending April 8, to stand at $3.093 per gallon,...

California gas tax repeal campaign seeks federal inquiry

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SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — Leaders of a campaign to repeal California's recent gas and diesel tax increase asked the federal government this week to investigate...

N.Y congressman gets taste of life at truck stop in visit to Love’s location

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-N.Y., recently visited Binghamton, New York, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores location to learn about the role...

Trucking Moves America Forward campaign thanking professional truck drivers

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WASHINGTON — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industrywide education and image movement, is thanking America’s professional truck drivers during their #ThankATrucker campaign, during...

4RoadService app introduced to help drivers get mandated rest

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MONTREAL — Last year’s implementation of new electronic logging device mandate for the nation’s truckers is forcing drivers to more carefully regulate rest stops...

Drivewyze adding five locations in Nebraska

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DALLAS – Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass has expanded its service into Nebraska, adding three more locations on Interstate 80, and two on Highway...

SBTC’s anti-ELD petition stalls, Lamb uses ‘phone call’ to put blame on OOIDA

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In an online editorial we posted August 22, we described the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) as positioning itself to be a one-organization...

Public comments being accepted for FMCSA’s large-truck crash causation study

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking to conduct a new study regarding the causes of large truck crashes. The agency is seeking...
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Parts industry bands together to help Louisiana trucking-equipment supplier after business damaged by hurricanes...

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — The town of Lake Charles, Louisiana, has been hard-hit this hurricane season, first by Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm,...