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2 hrs ago | Trucker

Only woman trucker finalist wins Top Rookie of the Year award

Julie Matulle, the only woman finalist out of 10 truckers in the fourth annual Mike O'Connell Memorial Trucking's Top Rookie award at the Great American Trucking Show here Friday had one goal - "First is do not cry," she said to herself and to the crowd that gathered after she was announced as this year's Top Rookie winner.

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Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI, Appleton, WI

3 hrs ago | The Journal of Commerce Online

European trucker Waberer's expands, seeks drivers

Truck driver fatigue and the truck driver shortage aren't just North American concerns.

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7 hrs ago | Fox News

Massive Trucker Shortage Could Hit Your Wallet

Truck driver Anthony Plummer remembers when he was in the middle of the country on a long-haul delivery when he learned his daughter was sick in the hospital.

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Related Topix: Trucking, Business News

10 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Economic Watch: Construction Starts Index Hits Highest Level of the Year

New construction starts in July climbed 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $588.8 billion, according to industry date provider McGraw Hill Construction.

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14 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Trucker got caught in the middle of mob scene

I have been following the Market Basket crisis for several weeks now, generally favoring the return of Arthur T. and the actions of the employees and customers.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Opinion

17 hrs ago | Marine News

Ningpo Port Truckers Strike, Disrupt Freight

Thousands of truck drivers went on strike over salary and haulage rates in the eastern Chinese port of Ningbo this week, and a logistics firm said on Friday the industrial action was disrupting operations at the world's sixth busiest port.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, CACI International, Computers, IT Services, US Military, US Navy, US News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Truckload Linehaul, Intermodal Rates Continue Heading Higher

On average, North American shippers paid 7.2% more in July of this year than last in their truckload linehaul rates.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Cass Information Systems

Truck News

Changes to Temporary Foreign Worker program explained

The B.C. Trucking Association held a free Webinar today, to explain how changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program will affect the province's carriers.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Trucker

Minimizer giving away $30,000 to two lucky business truckers

It was a truck driver who came up with the idea of Minimizer's "Tire Mask," a tire rim mask kit that's disposable can be used for various jobs, saving both time and money, notes Craig Kruckeberg, CEO and chief visionary for Minimizer.

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Xenia Daily Gazette

Port truck drivers draw a line in the sand

Imagine your boss suddenly told you that from now on you were going to be considered an independent contractor.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sydney Morning Herald

Pell's trucker analogy 'ludicrous'

The Catholic Church is no more legally responsible for priests who abuse children than a trucking company which employs a driver who molests women, Cardinal George Pell maintains.

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Heavy Duty Trucking

YRC Freight Upgrades Three Terminals

YRC Freight has upgraded three of its terminals to full distribution center status in order to increase network capacity for its customers.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Continental Names New Head of Aftermarket

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has named Howard A. Laster, a 19-year veteran of the company, as its Head of Aftermarket.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Product Management

KITV-TV

Big Island landfill opens for storm debris

Six million pounds and counting, that's how much green waste has been cleared from storm ravaged Big Island roads and neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Hawaii County, HI, Pahoa, HI

ABC News 4 Charleston

Deputies say Florida trucker shot at other driver during road rage incident

A truck driver from Florida was arrested Wednesday on assault charges after deputies say he was involved in a road rage incident in Ravenel.

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Related Topix: Ravenel, SC, Charleston County, SC

NJ.com

Severely burned trucker who was rescued from creek by state troopers remains in critical condition

RIDGEFIELD PARK - The New York truck driver who was pulled from the waters of Overpeck Creek by state troopers after his truck became engulfed by flames remains in critical condition Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield Park, NJ, Livingston, NJ

Heavy Duty Trucking

Gaines Motor Lines Agrees to $262,500 Settlement Over Fired Drivers

The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Gaines Motor Lines and its owners that includes paying more than a quarter of a million dollars to resolve findings made by the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, OSHA, Environmental Law

Lansing State Journal

TSA PreCheck sets up shop in strange places

The Transportation Security Administration is dialing down its program of "free samples" for passage through PreCheck lanes at airports.

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Related Topix: Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic

The Indian Express

Truck drivers' strike doubles retail prices in south-west Mizoram

Private truck drivers in Lunglei have refused to ply the route in protest against the Tlabung Supplies storekeeper's recent move to make truck drivers pay in kind for any missing sacks of rice.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Love's opens to travelers of I-75 in North Fort Myers

Cars and people streamed off of I-75 at Exit 143 on Bayshore Road for gas and a bite to eat, and locals came by to pick up a quick loaf of bread or a gallon of milk.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

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