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3 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Subcommittee Meeting on CSA Set

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a date of April 29 and 30 has been set for the next meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's Compliance, Safety, Accountability subcommittee in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA

7 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Update Next Month on Federal Truck Size and Weight Limits Study

The U.S. Transportation Department's Federal Highway Administration is holding a webinar next month to provide an update on the progress of its Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Mobile brothel catches fire at German motorway rest stop

Too hot to handle! Mobile brothel catches fire at German motorway rest stop while its owner was conducting business with a trucker in his cab A mobile brothel caught fire in a motorway rest stop while the owner was busy conducting business with a lorry driver in his cab.

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Related Topix: Fire, World News, Germany,

14 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Economic Watch: Inflation in Check, Homebuilder Confidence Rises

A new report shows inflation remains in check with consumer prices increasing 0.2% in March, following a 0.1% gain in February, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

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19 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Knight Revises Upward First Quarter Expectations

Based on preliminary results, the company expects earnings per diluted share will range from 22 cents to 23, compared with its prior estimates of 19 cents to 21 cents, and 19 cents for the 2013 first quarter.

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23 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

Truckers Want A Tax Break

Connecticut truckers say it's unfair for the state to benefit from the 6.3 percent sales tax on vehicle repairs when it's the brine the state puts on the roads that causes the damage.

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Yesterday | Heavy Duty Trucking

J.B. Hunt First Quarter Profit Falls Slightly

Multi-mode freight transportation provider J.B. Hunt Transport Services on Monday reported first quarter 2014 net earnings of $68.7 million, or diluted earnings per share of 58 cents, compared to first quarter 2013 net earnings of $73.3 million, or 61 cents per diluted share.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Trucking, JB Hunt Transport Services

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Kansas suspect was KKK leader, may face grand jury for hate crime

A police handout photo shows Frazier Glenn Miller, who was charged with first degree murder.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime, Johnson County, KS

Heavy Duty Trucking

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Appoints New President

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, part of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced that John Boynton, currently vice president, sales, BCS, has been promoted to the position of president, BCS, effective immediately.

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The Miami Herald

Conn. truckers want road chemical fixes tax-exempt

Connecticut truckers say the state should provide a sales tax exemption for repairs to vehicles damaged by the chemicals used by the Department of Transportation to clear state highways from ice and snow.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Heavy Duty Trucking

DAT: Record Spot Freight Drives Record Rates in March

In a year of a record amount of freight on the spot market, March was no exception with freight availability increasing 56% in March compared to the same time a year ago, according to the DAT North American Index.

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Mirror.co.uk

Pictured: Chinese trucker speared by 6m wooden stake SURVIVES...

Truck driver Li Feng survived the crash on a Chinese motorway after a giant wooden pole punctured his chest and narrowly missed his heart A Chinese truck driver had an incredible escape after being speared by a 6m wooden stake during a horror-pile up.

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Related Topix: China, World News,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Volvo Trucks Announces New Full-Service Dealer Facility in New Mexico

The newly opened full-service Bruckner's Trucks Sales location in Albuquerque, N.M. features 18 service bays and more than $1 million in parts inventory in the 13,000 square-foot parts warehouse.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

Heavy Duty Trucking

First Annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award Program Announced

The Women In Trucking association announced the creation of the "Distinguished Woman in Logistics" award, sponsored by transportation software provider TMW Systems.

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Heavy Duty Trucking

Ryder Partners with Decisiv to Create Maintenance Solution for Truck Fleets

Ryder System announced that it has formed a partnership with Decisiv, a provider of Service Relationship Management solutions, to create an enhanced maintenance offering for large and for-hire truck fleets that own their vehicles and manage multiple maintenance providers.

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The Newtown Bee

Lumber On Truck Ignites While In Transit On I-84

At about 9:15 am on Wednesday, April 9, volunteer firefighters responded to westbound Interstate 84, about 2,000 feet east of the Tunnel Road overpass, to extinguish some smoldering lumber that had caught fire while in transit on a flatbed tractor-trailer truck.

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Related Topix: Fire

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Zoe Kravitz steps out of her father's shadow as she kicks off...

Wealthy aviation heir accused of murdering married truck driver last year now suspected as SERIAL KILLER after police link him to slayings of his own father and girlfriend Parents of 'affluenza' teen who killed four people in drunk driving accident will pay only $1,170 a month for his rehab as taxpayers pick up rest of $450,000 a year check 'He ... (more)

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Heavy Duty Trucking

Professional Truck Drivers Deliver a Baby Boy at Denny's

Two professional truck drivers have been credited for delivering a baby in an unusual location and saving his life.

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Related Topix: Canada,

MLive.com

Canadian police asking for tip in 1994 death of Flint truck driver

Canadian police are asking for help in figuring out who killed a Flint truck driver along the side of a highway 20 years ago.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI

Heavy Duty Trucking

Senators Agree on Highway Bill Principles

The terms of the deal cover policy principles such as a long-term bill and maintaining existing programs but they do not cover the key question of how to pay for the program.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Thomas Carper, Senator John Barrasso

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