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2 hrs ago | Maple Ridge News

Bad truckers give all a dirty reputation

"Look at all the crap in here," the Pitt Meadows resident lamented. "TVs, tires, stereos, milk jugs.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Streets Blog Chicago

Second Person in One Week Killed After Exiting Vehicle Under Kennedy

This morning, a truck driver was fatally struck after he exited his vehicle following a minor crash on Division Street by the Kennedy Expressway.

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8 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Landstar Reports Record First Quarter Income, Revenue

The asset-light trucking and logistics provider Landstar System has reported record first quarter net income of $27.6 million, or 61 cents per diluted share, on record first quarter revenue of $688 million.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation, Trucking

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Struck, Killed By Semi In Noble Square

A truck driver was killed in a freak accident Thursday morning just off the Kennedy Expressway in the Noble Square neighborhood.

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16 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Economic Watch: Sales of New Homes Sink During March

Sales of new single-family homes in the U.S. plunged during March, hitting it lowest level since July and marking the third decline out of the last six months.

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Related Topix: Home Selling, Home

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Heartland Earnings Jump 67%, Profit Falls 28%

Iowa-based truckload carrier Heartland Express has reported record operating revenue for the first quarter of the year, but its profit fell 28.4% from the same time a year ago.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Trucking, Heartland Express, Gordon Trucking

Patch.com

Hiram Trucker Pleads Not Guilty to Homicide in Fiery Crash That Killed 3

A truck driver from Hiram, Ga., pleaded not guilty in a North Dakota court on charges of negligent homicide in a fiery crash that killed three men last summer.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Hiram, GA

Heavy Duty Trucking

Stoughton Trailers File Unfair Trade Petition Against China

Stoughton Trailers announced that it has filed an unfair trade petition regarding imports of 53-foot domestic dry containers from China.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing

TwinCities

Bakken oil patch tours led by former oil trucker

Eastern North Dakota residents who want to see firsthand what's happening in the Bakken can now take a tour guided by a former oil truck driver.

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Related Topix: North Dakota

Tire Business

TravelCenters employees donate to trucker relief fund

Employees of TravelCenters of America L.L.C. have donated $5,260 to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund .

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Related Topix: Retail, TravelCenters of America, Non-Profit, Harborcreek, PA

Denton Record-Chronicle

Illinois accident claims life of Sanger trucker

A Sanger truck driver died in a fiery crash involving three semi-tractor-trailers Friday night on Interstate 39 in Ogle County, Illinois State Police said.

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Related Topix: Sanger, TX, Denton, TX

Today's Trucking

Wanted: Road Knight in Shining Chrome

Over their two-year term, Road Knights engage communities across Ontario through such things as sharing road safety tips with motorists, raising awareness of the trucking's role in the economy, talking to young people about careers in trucking and representing the trucking industry at community events, business club meetings, driver education ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Carper Will Air Fuel Tax Hike with Senate Colleagues

Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., is a longtime supporter of raising federal fuel taxes to pay for highways and will float that idea with his colleagues as they draft the next highway bill.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News

San Francisco Chronicle

Truckers, laborers win lawsuit against Ghilotti Bros.

A federal judge has approved a $950,000 settlement for truck drivers who sued a San Rafael construction company for refusing to pay them for two to three hours they spent each day loading and unloading their trucks and driving to and from construction sites.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Heavy Duty Trucking

Truck Dealership Rush Profit Drops Despite Higher Sales

The largest network of commercial truck dealers in North America saw a drop in its first quarter profit despite a 26.7% gain in its revenue.

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Merced Sun-Star

Delays worsen on first morning of Fix50 project

Grinding, drilling and other work have the Fix50 project in full swing on the first morning of work on the W-X portion of Highway 50 in Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Yolo County, CA, West Sacramento, CA

Heavy Duty Trucking

Recalls Issued for Mack, Volvo, Peterbilt and McNeilus Trucks

Two more truck makers have announced how many of their vehicles are affected by a recall announced in early March involving Cummins Westport powered natural gas engines.

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Related Topix: Weather

Heavy Duty Trucking

The Kinetics Hybrid Now Approved for the NYSERDA Voucher Program

The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority announced that Crosspoint Kinetics hybrid electric system qualifies for voucher funding.

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Related Topix: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, Technical Services

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Streets Blog Chicago

Senior Fatally Struck After Exiting Car During Traffic Dispute

Kim Kyeyul, 72, died Saturday morning after he got out of his car to talk with a truck driver following a traffic crash and was then run over by the driver of another semi.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL

KIMT

Driving with caution in rainy conditions

KIMT News 3 - It seems like everyone is hopeful that the snow has made its last appearance in our area, but now it's that time of year where we have to deal with the rain.

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