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615 CVSA Brake Safety Week

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week set for August 22-28

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GREENBELT, Md. — The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Brake Safety Week is scheduled for Aug. 22-28. During Brake Safety Week, commercial motor...
Gila Bend Pilot Travel Center

Completely rebuilt Pilot Travel Center now open in Gila Bend, Arizona; offers 70 truck...

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Following the completion of a ground-up rebuild, the Pilot Travel Center in Gila Bend, Arizona, is now open. The new, modern...
Pennsylvania Turnpike

PA Turnpike to hike E-ZPass rates by 6% in 2021; toll-by-plate rates will leap...

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HARRISBURG, Penn. — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) announced July 21 that it has approved a 6% toll increase for all E-ZPass rates systemwide...
President Trump signs CARES Act

Federal CARES Act includes transportation funding, pay protection for many workers

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The Senate passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES Act, on March 25 by a vote of 96 to zero....

Road crew staffing spotlighted in Kansas budget debate

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas has trouble keeping road equipment operators from leaving for other, better-paying jobs — so much so that supervisors worry about...
Manahawkin Bay Bridge

Two New Jersey DOT projects earn honors in 2020 America’s Transportation Awards competition

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TRENTON, N.J. — Two projects undertaken by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) have been named regional winners in the 2020 America’s Transportation...

National Transportation Center holds industry-sponsored boot camps

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INDIANAPOLIS — The National Transportation Center, an organization dedicated to attracting, training and retaining the industry’s workforce, said it has been experiencing growing success...
USDOT Washington DC

USDOT announces Biden appointees to the department

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced key members of its U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) leadership on Jan. 21, many of whom were already...

DriveriQ survey shows carriers raising driver pay to help improve recruiting and retention efforts

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TULSA, Okla. — Driver iQ, a provider of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, says carriers taking part in its...
New Mexico State Flag

Clean fuel proposal gets green light from New Mexico panel

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico legislative panel on March 9 advanced a measure that would set the stage for the creation of a...

FMCSA answers more personal conveyance questions

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WASHINGTON — In response to questions received since the publication of the personal conveyance guidance on June 7, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...

Minnesota governor signs bill requiring drivers to use hands-free phones

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Motorists will be required to use hands-free devices to talk on the phone while driving on Minnesota roads starting Aug. 1...
Stimulus Check and Cash

U.S. Treasury, IRS begin disbursement of $600 stimulus checks

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WASHINGTON — Some U.S. residents could have received stimulus funds as early as Tuesday evening, Dec. 29, according to a statement released by the...

Washington Trucking Associations petitions FMCSA to preempt state meal, rest break law

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WASHINGTON — The controversy between the trucking industry and individual states over state meal and rest break laws is moving up the West Coast...
Tennessee Drug Bust

Tennessee troopers bust truckers for transporting marijuana, cocaine

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JACKSON, Tenn. — Charges have been filed against two New York truckers following a Jan. 15 traffic stop in Tennessee after an inspection revealed...

Efforts by trucking to combat human trafficking spotlighted at May 2 Denver event

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DENVER — The human trafficking problem and what Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is doing to help combat the epidemic is being spotlighted in Denver...

OSHA orders carrier to reinstate driver who refused to drive during bad weather

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WASHINGTON — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ordered Freight Rite Inc. — based in Florence, Kentucky — to reinstate a truck...

SITE revving up for another round at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in June 2020

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Returning for a second year, the Success In Trucking Expo (SITE) will be held June 5-6 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The event...
Fuel pumps at truck stop

NATSO-member travel plazas, truck stops remain open to serve nation’s truck drivers

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 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Association of Truck Stop Owners (NATSO) announced March 17 that its members have pledged to remain open and serve...

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...