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New TA Express locations open in South Dakota and Texas; more locations planned to...

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WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America has opened a new TA Express in Vermillion, South Dakota. Formerly Coffee Cup Fuel Stop, the newly branded...
Burned ground after Numbers Fire

Semitruck’s faulty exhaust system may have sparked big Nevada wildfire

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GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Federal fire investigators believe a faulty exhaust system on a semitruck sparked the Nevada wildfire along U.S. Highway 395 last week...

Michigan to install new warning system to reduce wrong-way crashes

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DETROIT — The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to install a new warning system on highway ramps with the goal of reducing deadly wrong-way...
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ATA accepting applications for 2020 LEAD ATA class

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  ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations (ATA) is now accepting applications for the 2020 LEAD ATA class. Rising young trucking executives are encouraged to...

TCA, CarriersEdge accepting nominations for best fleets award

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Since 2008, the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge have sought to identify and recognize the top tier carriers and exactly what...
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In wake of CARB’s zero-emissions ruling, 15 states, District of Columbia pledge to advance...

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On June 25, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule, a first-of-its-kind regulation that requires truck manufacturers to...

39 people found dead in truck container in southeast England

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LONDON — Investigators were trying to piece together the movements of a large cargo truck found Wednesday containing the bodies of 39 people in...

Results-oriented Bendix health center celebrates fifth anniversary

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ELYRIA, Ohio — It’s not every day that the employees of a manufacturing operation dress up like Hawkeye, Major Houlihan and Radar from the...

Mack Trucks releases 6th episode of RoadLife series

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks Wednesday released the sixth episode of its RoadLife series, “Long Way From Home,” on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video. The...
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Truck hauling french fries overturns on ramp in Maine

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SCARBOROUGH, Maine— A tractor-trailer truck carrying french fries overturned on a turnpike ramp in Maine, causing a traffic tie up in a state known...

Minnesota legislative panel debates Walz 70 percent gas tax hike plan

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Legislature began work in earnest Thursday on Gov. Tim Walz's transportation plan, including his hotly disputed proposal to...

Penske Logistics closing Indiana terminal, laying off 80

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Reading, Pennsylvania-based Penske Logistics has indicated it plans to close its terminal in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The move will result in the layoffs of 80 workers,...
Drugs Hidden in Cactus Shipment

Drugs valued at nearly $65 million hidden in commercial shipments of cactus and limes

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OTAY MESA, Calif. — In three separate incidents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the ports of entry and commercial cargo facilities...
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WIT, Freightliner seek nominations for 2020 Influential Women in Trucking award

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PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks are seeking nominations for the 2020 Influential Woman in Trucking award. This...
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Staff layoffs prompt Michigan to temporarily close restrooms at five welcome centers

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LANSING, Mich. – Restrooms at five Michigan welcome centers closed April 25 after the state’s department of transportation laid off the workers responsible for...
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WIT’s sixth annual Accelerate! Conference goes to virtual format, scheduled for Nov. 12-13

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PLOVER, Wisc. — The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced that its sixth annual Accelerate! Conference & Expo will be held Nov. 12-13 and...

Trucker charged, carrier probed, state official out in wake of accident that killed 7

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Seven motorcyclists are dead, a trucker has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide, a Massachusetts trucking company is under investigation and the head of the...

House passes United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement by 385-41 vote

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WASHINGTON -- One day after impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House passed one of his signature priorities, a rewrite of the 25-year-old free...

Collaboration the key to safety, FMCSA’s Martinez says at ATA conference

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While speaking at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA’s) annual Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego Saturday, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator...

Diesel still going up for most part, average at $3.394

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At least for the present, gone are the days where one or more regions in the U.S. are showing diesel prices in the $2-a-gallon...