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Toilet paper bandits strike rest stops along I-80 in Nebraska

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LINCOLN, Neb. — There’s been a run on toilet paper as Americans hunker down and isolate themselves at home to avoid the spread of...
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FMCSA issues FAQs about emergency declarations for COVID-19 relief

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Do you have questions about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s emergency declaration that grants relief from hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for commercial vehicle drivers...
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The coronavirus: A truck driver’s guide to germs and illness — Part 1

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  SELF-QUARANTINE: ADMIRABLE, BUT IMPOSSIBLE FOR TRUCKERS It would be difficult to find many Americans who are not somewhat familiar with the latest world crisis, the...
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The coronavirus: A truck driver’s guide to germs and illness — Part 4

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  HYGIENE: BEYOND HAND-WASHING As a truck driver, you may do everything within your ability to protect yourself from germs. Most likely you follow the time-proven...
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The coronavirus: A trucker’s guide to germs and illness — Part 2

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GERMS 101: AN INTRODUCTION FOR TRUCK DRIVERS Robert Dudley, M.D., a physician in New Britain, Connecticut, told The Trucker, “Protecting yourself and others from the...
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FMCSA sends proposed HOS rule to White House; last step before being made final

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The long-awaited, hoped for revision to the Hours of Service rule took a giant step toward reality when acting Administrator Jim...
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Snowy pileups in Wyoming Sunday result in at least 3 deaths

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CRESTON, Wyo. — At least three deaths and numerous injuries have been reported after multiple collisions that occurred along Interstate 80 in Wyoming Sunday. About...
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Nashville trucking company directly impacted by Tuesday’s tornado

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In the early hours of Tuesday morning, one or more tornadoes ripped through central Tennessee, touching down in Nashville and damaging homes and businesses...
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Jet Express’ Kevin Burch receives TCA Past Chairmen’s Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express of Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded the Truckload Carriers Association’s Past Chairmen’s Award. Burch was honored...
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Bison Transport, Erb International earn top safety awards at TCA convention

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — It was a lucky 13 for Bison Transport, which was named grand prize winner of the large carrier division of the...

FMCSA reminds truckers drug, alcohol clearinghouse coming soon

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Remember two years ago, when it seemed like the entire trucking industry was counting down the days to the ELD deadline? Well, the Federal Motor...

National, on-highway diesel prices ring up at $3.258

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On-highway diesel prices crept up today in all but two of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 10 reporting sectors, with the national average ringing...

If you’re trying to find your bliss in the work you do, you’re looking...

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For the last few decades, there’s been a certain breed of sanctimonious would-be life coaches out there spreading this idea that the key to...
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FMCSA final rule lowers annual registration costs for motor carriers

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WASHINGTON — Motor carriers will now see a reduction in the price they must pay to register their vehicles. On February 13, the Federal...

FMCSA offers resources for upcoming CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Thursday released additional online resources for commercial driver’s license holders, employers, state driver licensing agencies, medical...
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FMCSA suspends HOS regulations across nation for those aiding COVID-19 relief

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has officially granted relief from hours of service (HOS) regulations beginning Friday night for commercial vehicle...
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Toilet-paper trucker: Driver gets warm, unexpected reception when delivering TP to Costco

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HAZLET, N.J. — As shoppers were lined up around the building at a New Jersey Costco, a white Freightliner Cascadia pulled up to the...

224-mile detour set for Arizona bridge repair project on I-15

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Construction detours are never welcome. But at least in developed areas they won’t take you too far out of your way. When they happen...
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Owner-operators plan ‘mayday’ protests to bring awareness to drastic decline in rates, broker operations

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Truck drivers have received a lot of media attention in recent weeks. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are realizing how essential drivers are...
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Arkansas DOT to issue permits for food trucks to serve truckers at select rest...

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Trucking Association and Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) are working to bring more food options to truck drivers...