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Pilot Flying J opens four new locations

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J will open four Pilot Travel Centers in Bunkie, Louisiana, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Monument, Colorado and Hempstead, Texas, throughout...

NATSO launches Alternative Fuels Council, unveils fuel quality program

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – NATSO, the national association representing the travel plaza and help fuel retailers leverage the resources necessary to learn about and incorporate...

One good toll deserves another? Virginia, Maryland team up

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WASHINGTON — The Journal of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) reports that following Maryland’s plans to add toll lanes...

5 states awarded grants to combat drugged driving

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the third consecutive year, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) are awarding...

Diesel down 1.9 cents a gallon to $3.266

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There’s a reason analysts call the price of oil and related products like diesel and home heating oil volatile.Today, the U.S. on-highway national average...
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ATA, Rhode Island truck group vow to fight state’s truck tolls

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 ARLINGTON, Va. — Leaders of the American Trucking Associations and the Rhode Island Trucking Association (RITA) today pledged to continue fighting against what they...

Ohio to start drone project in July in conjunction with its Smart Mobility Corridor

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Drones are set to monitor traffic patterns and communicate with ground vehicle infrastructure in Ohio, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials...
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Port imports expected to set record numbers despite tariff debate

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WASHINGTON — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to set record numbers this summer and fall even as the debate...

FMCSA’s new guidance allows ‘personal conveyance’ when looking for rest break parking

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration May 31 made good on its promise to issue a new guidance...

Driver turnover rate rises in first quarter

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said the driver turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose in the first...

Explosion damages UPS freight hub

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — An explosion damaged a UPS freight hub Wednesday morning in Kentucky's second-largest city, sending multiple people to the hospital in what...

Tractor-trailers face tolls in Rhode Island Monday

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Trucks will have to start paying tolls Monday when they drive through Rhode Island.The state announced that two of its long-delayed...

Freightliner shows off 2 fully electrified CMVs during event

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner Trucks premiered two fully electrified commercial vehicles, a Freightliner eCascadia heavy-duty truck and a Freightliner eM2 106 medium-duty truck today,...
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TA taking nominations for 2019 Citizen Driver; ceremonies set for 2018 honorees

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WESTLAKE, Ohio —  TravelCenters of America (TravelCenters), operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, is now accepting nominations for the...

Roadcheck 2018 begins today with focus on HOS violations

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GREENBELT, Md. — It’s here.Starting today commercial motor vehicle inspectors will conduct high-volume, high-visibility inspections of large trucks and buses for 72 hours as...

Diesel prices actually down, but just a trickle, to $3.285

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After several weeks of going up, the national average on-highway diesel price Monday took a slight dip (three tenths of a penny) to $3.285,...

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...