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First Cummins-powered ProStar+ rolls off the assembly line

Navistar International Corporation announced today that the first International ProStar+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system rolled off the production line this...
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False or Unverifiable Driver History Reports Increased from 2008-2012, LexisNexis Reports

For commercial drivers, the LexisNexis Risk Solutions report found that one of the most identified items missing from driver qualification files are driver history reports.
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Trucking company promises to limit maintenance hours

Trucking company promises to limit maintenance hours Allentown Morning CallHome > Lehigh Valley News > Catasauqua, PA News from The Morning Call. Trucking company promises to limit maintenance hours.

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NHTSA deputy director to join Google Inc.

NHTSA deputy director to join Google Inc. | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
Washington — The No. 2 official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is leaving government to join Google Inc. in January as the director of safety for self-driving cars.
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uShip survey shows increased mobile use by drivers

uShip.com, a global online transport marketplace, released the results of its third annual mobile usage survey, giving insights into how over-the-road truck drivers are using their mobile phones, apps and other wireless devices for business.  In addition...
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Speedy Transport O/O posthumously named Truck Hero winner

TORONTO, Ont. -- Chris Fulton, an owner-operator with Speedy Transport, has been posthumously honoured with the 2012 Bridgestone-Ontario Trucking Association Truck Hero Award for his bravery and selfless actions.
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MHC Kenworth Expands into North Carolina

MHC Kenworth Expands into North Carolina | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it

Leawood, Kan. – November 13, 2012 – Murphy-Hoffman Company announced it has acquired 10 dealership and 11 leasing locations in North Carolina from Cooper Kenworth Inc and Cooper Leasing Inc. MHC’s expanded network now includes over 90 dealership and leasing locations across 11 states.

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Chillicothe truck stop clears latest hurdle

Chillicothe truck stop clears latest hurdle | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
A rezoning request for the construction of a proposed Pilot Travel Center truck stop in Chillicothe will move to the next step after the city's development committee on Tuesday approved the matter.
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Werner Trucking announces special dividend - Lincoln Journal Star

Werner Trucking announces special cash dividend of $1.50 per common share payable Dec. 13 to stockholders of record at the close of business Nov. 29.

 

--Lincoln Journal Star JournalStar.com.

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Driver Shortage Boosting Dedicated U.S. Trucking Business

Driver Shortage Boosting Dedicated U.S. Trucking Business | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
Retailers and grocery stores are among companies increasingly using dedicated-fleet services as a shortage of drivers constrains U.S. trucking capacity while the economy heals.
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J.J. Keller launches Compliance Services portal

J.J. Keller has launched a new client services portal to keep its customers abreast of critical compliance work that is managed by J.J. Keller. The new J.J.
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Projecting travel for Thanksgiving

Projecting travel for Thanksgiving | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
One of the biggest holidays American celebrate (and it’s my fave, too) is Thanksgiving.
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Truck Drivers Hitch Their Success to Mobile Technologies

Mobile phones and tablet computers are becoming staples for truckers on the road. In fact, according to a recent survey, 57 percent of truckers use their phones more for daily business this year than they did last year.

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Con-way Freight helps Mill Creek students in Dexter move luggage to seventh grade camp

Con-way Freight helps Mill Creek students in Dexter move luggage to seventh grade camp | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
Each fall, Mill Creek Middle School in Dexter transports more than 250 students to seventh grade camp, and this year, they got a boost from ...
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What Sandy can teach us about the importance of online communication

What Sandy can teach us about the importance of online communication | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
This is a re-post of an article I wrote for EyeforTransport, which can be found here. When I was at the European 3PL Summit last month, I watched a CapGemini consultant present the 3PL Study results.

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Trucking Fleet Is 'Very Pleased' With Linde's Mobile LNG Refueling Technology

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Dump Truck Driver Who Killed 4 Motorcyclists Gets 26 Years

Dump Truck Driver Who Killed 4 Motorcyclists Gets 26 Years | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
PHOENIX -- An Arizona dump truck driver convicted of numerous charges for the 2010 deaths of four motorcyclists has been sentenced to 26 years in prison. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Joseph Welty handed down the sentence Friday afternoon.
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No serious injuries after car left crushed under tractor trailer on F.E. Everett Turnpike

No serious injuries after car left crushed under tractor trailer on F.E. Everett Turnpike | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
NASHUA – A serious crash on the F.E.Everett Turnpike left a small car crushed (No serious injuries after car left crushed under tractor trailer on F.E.)...
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NAFTA has been good for all of North America

NAFTA has been good for all of North America | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
The agreement established trade rules and regulations that provide a business-friendly environment so that the three nations can trade products and services more easily among each other by eliminating tariffs and trade barriers.
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NTSB issues Top 10 list; includes mandated collision avoidance technologies

NTSB issues Top 10 list; includes mandated collision avoidance technologies | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board today released its 2013 Most Wanted List, with six of the 10 issues focusing on highway travel — including what it called “the number one killer on the list — substance-impaired driving,” and for the first time, a call for mandated motor vehicle collision avoidance technologies...

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GPS confusion makes Towson neighborhood a truck stop on the road to Dundalk

GPS confusion makes Towson neighborhood a truck stop on the road to Dundalk | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
Idlewylde residents knew what they signed up for when they bought homes in the small Towson neighborhood, where yards are small and streets are narrow.
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New HOS Regulations Go Into Effect Soon

New HOS Regulations Go Into Effect Soon | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it
Get all the info you need to know about the upcoming changes to HOS regulations.
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CSA a fundamental game changer for US trucking: TCA's Heller tells Driving for Profit

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- It hasn’t changed a single US law, yet the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program is proving to be a “fundamental game changer” for truck transportation, according to Dave Heller and Chris...

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S.
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Truckers May Soon be Stepping on the LNG

Truckers May Soon be Stepping on the LNG | Trucking Industry News | Scoop.it

Truckers will soon be stepping on the gas, or the liquefied natural gas (LNG,) that is. General Electric and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. are partnering to build a series of fueling stations across the country -- a phenomenon that they say is demanded by the automotive manufacturers...

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