Lytx joins The Trucking Alliance safety advocate group

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WASHINGTON — Lytx, a global provider of video telematics, analytics, productivity and safety solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, has joined The Alliance...

TCA names 3 ABF Freight System drivers as Highway Angels

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Joseph Wilbur, Jim Kurent and Terry Whittington have been named Highway Angels by the Truckload Carriers Association for heroic actions while on duty.Kurent,...

PeopleNet ushers in new era of driver connectivity with new in-cab display

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MINNEAPOLIS – PeopleNet , a Trimble Company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced the debut of the PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5), an Android-powered fixed-mount display...

Doron Doravi named Highway Angel for rescuing fellow driver

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Doron “D” Doravi of Phoenix,  a professional truck driver for Diamond Transportation System of Racine, Wisconsin, has been named a Highway...

Florida lawmakers pass bill to create 3 new toll highways

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Florida is on the fast track to building three new major toll highways in mostly rural areas under a bill sent to...

Michigan governor frustrated over labor impasse disrupting road project

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LANSING, Mich.  — Gov. Rick Snyder expressed frustration Tuesday after failing to end what he called an unprecedented labor impasse between road contractors and...

Truckers, loggers push back on Oregon’s climate proposals

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SALEM, Ore. — Dozens of industrial trucks drove laps around the Oregon state Capitol Wednesday, blaring their horns and releasing plumes of diesel into...
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EPA ridicules California’s proposed ban of new gas cars

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chief Andrew Wheeler on Sept. 28 ridiculed California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to ban the sale of...
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ATA votes to expand with addition of moving and storage industry to membership

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Executive Committee on Aug. 19 voted to bring the moving and storage industry into ATA as...

For owner-operators, a refresher course on CSA

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It’s approaching nine years since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration implemented the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.Although quite controversial in the beginning, CSA has...
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Pink power: RTI lease-purchase operator spreads breast-cancer awareness

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — When now 36-year-old Brittney Richardson said she wanted to go to CDL school, a lot of her friends told her...
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Truck-screening tech at Arizona ports of entry designed to enhance safety, allow efficient movement...

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PHOENIX — To help freight move efficiently while ensuring that commercial vehicles can operate safely on state highways, the Arizona Department of Transportation has...

Big rig hits SUV, 3 die; 2nd triple fatality in week in work zone...

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EFFINGHAM, Ill. — The driver of a tractor-trailer involved in a traffic accident Saturday on Interstate 70 near here that killed three Missouri residents...

Bill Crane named TMC Transport’s Trainer of the Month for October

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DES MOINES, Iowa – After leaving the jewelry business, Bill Crane came to TMC Transport in October 2012. Professional truck driving was never something...
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Connecticut governor drops proposal for highway tolls for trucks

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HARTFORD, Conn.  — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced on Wednesday, Feb. 19, that he is dropping his plan for highway tolls for trucks, expressing...

ATA unveils logo for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations has unveiled the official 2018 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and launched the NTDAW online store.“In...

Diesel prices drop everywhere, and by more than a nickel in California

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The average price for a gallon of diesel nationwide fell by 3.5 cents for the week ending June 17, to currently stand at $3.07...
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State DOTs doing their part to keep nation’s highways open

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To keep the nation’s transportation network functioning in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, state departments of transportation across the country are engaging in...