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Driver Aids Search for Infant

Driver Aids Search for Infant | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Trucker Steve Elliot was named a TCA Highway Angel for helping search for a missing infant at the scene of an accident.
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Cargo thieves active during Memorial Day weekend, firms warn

Cargo thieves active during Memorial Day weekend, firms warn | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
FreightWatch International and CargoNet have each issued warnings, along with recommendations, to carriers and drivers regarding annual increased cargo theft activity during the Memorial Day weekend.
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Trucker Path: Reality of truck parking shortage

Trucker Path: Reality of truck parking shortage | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
36% of locations still have available parking slots during peak hours, according to Trucker Path analysis


The shortage of available truck parking spots at public and private facilities along the National Highway System will continue to worsen as commercial vehicle traffic grows and thousands more drivers convert to electronic logging devices (ELDs) ahead of the December 2017 enforcement deadline, according to Trucker Path.
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Insane NRA video warns Iran: Americans are crazier and more violent than ‘flower child’ Obama

Insane NRA video warns Iran: Americans are crazier and more violent than ‘flower child’ Obama | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
RT @jimmacpam: Insane NRA video warns Iran: Americans are crazier and more violent than ‘flower child’ Obama https://t.co/5DLpfbNSzE: #Guns…
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Tobacco Cessation - Trucking Human Resource Sector Council Atlantic

Tobacco Cessation - Trucking Human Resource Sector Council Atlantic | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
With special thanks to Health Canada THRSC Atlantic has been able to create a smoking cessation awareness campaign for the trucking industry.
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DOT officially expands freight zone at Mexican border in Texas

DOT officially expands freight zone at Mexican border in Texas | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The changes come by way of the opening of a new cross-border bridge, prompting the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish new boundaries for the El Paso border zone.
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New novels take you on the journey of woman truck driver

New novels take you on the journey of woman truck driver | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Shelby Mitchell writes series of five novels about a hardworking woman truck driver. Click here to read all about what inspired the author to write the books.
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How thousands of truck drivers are combatting human trafficking, one truck stop at a time.

How thousands of truck drivers are combatting human trafficking, one truck stop at a time. | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Meet the Truckers Against Trafficking.
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Google veterans head off on their own to work on self-driving trucks

Google veterans head off on their own to work on self-driving trucks | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Former employees of Google, Apple, Tesla, Cruise Automation, and others — 40 people in total — have formed a new San Francisco-based company called Otto with the goal of turning commercia
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Florida group plans trucking rally from Miami to Tallahassee for June 6

Florida group plans trucking rally from Miami to Tallahassee for June 6 | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Florida truckers have come together with plans for a rally ride from Miami to Tallahassee to “express their dissatisfaction” with some specific issues
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Senate Looking To Restore 34-Hour Restart Rules From 2013

Senate Looking To Restore 34-Hour Restart Rules From 2013 | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The Senate has an amendment on the floor that would bring back the regulations on restarts from 2013.
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Congress Is Using Zika To Weaken Truck Safety

Congress Is Using Zika To Weaken Truck Safety | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Fighting the virus is tied to a bill that would allow fatigued truckers to stay on the road for more than 80 hours a week.
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Champion Truck Lines | Ice Road Truckers Season 3 Recap

In case you need to get caught up, check out this recap of Season 3 of ICE ROAD Champion Truck ! Catch the season finale Sunday August 23rd at 9/8c on HISTORY.
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FOREIGN BUT FAMILIAR: Colville Tribes break ground on Moses Lake travel plaza

FOREIGN BUT FAMILIAR: Colville Tribes break ground on Moses Lake travel plaza | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
MOSES LAKE—Just days after Mitsubishi sent 100 Japanese engineers to begin working here, another foreign corporation entered the area Tuesday.
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Self-driving truck acts like an animal

Self-driving truck acts like an animal | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology are finding inspiration in evolution's biological counterparts in the development of a driverless truck. The first public demonstration of the vehicle will take place on a Dutch motorway on 28 May. That's when the truck will take part in a competition for autonomous vehicles, within the framework of an EU project called the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge.
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Two dead and six injured in fiery multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10

Two dead and six injured in fiery multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10 | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The crash shut down the highway for hours.
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'She Drives Trucks' newsletter to serve women truck drivers

'She Drives Trucks' newsletter to serve women truck drivers | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
She Drives Trucks, a weekly newsletter produced by the editorial team of Truckers News, launched to serve those female company drivers and owner-operators.
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Truck drivers to receive $14 million from New York City after lawsuit alleges parking ticket scheme

Truck drivers to receive $14 million from New York City after lawsuit alleges parking ticket scheme | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
New York City has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by the New York Trucking and Delivery Association, in which it will pay truck drivers roughly $14 million.
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Transpo funding bill includes driver pay changes & HOS

Transpo funding bill includes driver pay changes & HOS | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The House Appropriations Committee voted today, Tuesday, May 24, to send to the full House a $60 billion Department of Transportation funding package.
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221 cargo thefts in first quarter according to FreightWatch

221 cargo thefts in first quarter according to FreightWatch | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The number of cargo thefts in the U. S. in 2016’s first quarter was up 8 percent, but the average value of the thefts was down 56 percent compared to 2015.
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How thousands of truck drivers are combatting human trafficking, one truck stop at a time.

How thousands of truck drivers are combatting human trafficking, one truck stop at a time. | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Meet the Truckers Against Trafficking.
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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Kristen Kudlic

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Kristen Kudlic | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
A serious motocross accident in 2009 left Kudlic with a broken back and paralysis from the waist down.
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Six mistakes in becoming an owner-operator

Six mistakes in becoming an owner-operator | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Trucking consultant Kevin Rutherford lists six common mistakes to avoid if you want to become an owner/operator.
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No1.Listening to family and friends. “It’s really dangerous asking for advice because there’s no way of knowing whether the advice is good or not,” he said. Those close to you will tend to support you if you’re excited, while those who tend to be negative will frown on any risky idea. Asking dozens of people the same questions at least gets you closer to the truth. - See more at: http://www.truckersnews.com/six-mistakes-to-avoid-in-becoming-an-owner-operator/?ust_id=858eb54ee2b2130b1407343c98106c33#sthash.hP1qPCjo.dpuf
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Overpass collapses onto Oklahoma City highway

Overpass collapses onto Oklahoma City highway | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Truck trapped after northbound side of the N. May Avenue bridge collapsed onto Northwest Expressway, authorities said
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Autonomous-Driving Venture Targets Heavy Trucks

Autonomous-Driving Venture Targets Heavy Trucks | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
An engineer who helped spearhead the self-driving Google car project has quietly launched a Silicon Valley startup that plans to retrofit tractor trailers with autonomous-driving technology.
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