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3 hrs ago | MainStreetNews.com

Large industrial spec building planned in Braselton

A developer planning to build what he said will be the "largest industrial speculative building ever built in the Atlanta-metro area" is one step closer to breaking ground on the project.

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Related Topix: Braselton, GA, Jackson County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

7 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Industry Pushes to Hide CSA Data from Public

A coalition of industry groups is putting pressure on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remove CSA safety scores from public view.

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11 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Alabama Moves to Expand Container Capacity at Port of Mobile

The Alabama State Port Authority finalized its purchase this week of two industrial properties including a 35-acre tract fronting the seaport's channel and a 63-acre industrial tract within one mile of the harbor for expansion.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Alabama State Port Authority

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Missourian

Injured couple awarded $545,000 in truck accident lawsuit

Seven years after a truck slammed into the car they were driving, Steven and Wanda Hartzler were awarded $545,000 Thursday after winning their personal injury case.

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Related Topix: Boone County, MO, Columbia, MO

Heavy Duty Trucking

Used Class 8 Truck Sales Up 2% in July

Sales of used Class 8 trucks sold in July were 2% better than the month before, as selling prices remained high.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Dramatic videos show school bus near missesDramatic videos show...

As another school year begins, drivers everywhere should remember to be extra careful and stop for school buses when their lights flash and stop arms extend.

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Heavy Duty Trucking

YRC's New Penn Names Foust as New President

Former Roadrunner Transportation Systems executive Donald R. Foust has been named president of YRC Worldwide's regional less-than truckload operation New Penn, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Trucking, Yellow Transportation

TheStreet.com

FedEx, UPS Lead Heavy Truck Traffic on I-95

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Related Topix: Heavy, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers

Heavy Duty Trucking

Judge Rules Vicarious Liability Applies in Lawsuit Against Carrier

What one media outlet calls a "landmark decision" by a federal court pushes aside a nearly decade-long federal protection for vehicle leasing companies.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Oregon police: Trucker stabbed by car driver

Oregon state troopers say man driving a car stolen in Pasco, Washington, attacked a commercial truck driver in eastern Oregon on Monday, stabbing the driver multiple times.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA

Lewistown Sentinel

Demand for truck drivers soars in western Pa.

With a newly minted commercial driver's license, Von Seggern of Greensburg is in total control of his job search because of the severe shortage of those holding the coveted licenses needed to operate the largest vehicles on the highway, including tractor trailers, tow trucks and buses.

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Related Topix: Greensburg, PA, Irwin, PA, Ernest, PA, New Florence, PA, New Stanton, PA

Local TV Station KTVZ

I-84 trucker stabbed in NE Ore.; suspect arrested

A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of a commercial truck driver who was seriously injured early Monday afternoon along Interstate 84 about 15 miles west of Ontario, Oregon State Police reported.

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Related Topix: Ontario, OR

The Oregonian

Commercial truck driver stabbed near Ontario

A man has been taken into custody following the stabbing of commercial trucker who was stabbed while driving on Interstate 84 near Ontario, Oregon State Police reported.

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Related Topix: Ontario, OR

Heavy Duty Trucking

Progressive Announces Trucking Hero Contest

From now until Sept. 30, anyone can nominate a trucker for the contest. To nominate someone, submit a photo and a short essay explaining why you or someone else should be named the winner.

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Heavy Duty Trucking

IdleAir Continuing Growth with Truckstop, Dedicated Terminal Facilities

Truckstop electrification services provider IdleAir reports it continues to grow its number of locations since reopening under a new owner about four years ago.

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Related Topix: Robinson, TX

Lucianne.com

The Massive Trucker ShortageCould Hit Your Wallet Soon

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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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Beat the Press

It's Hard To Get Good Help: Trucking Industry Edition

Yes folks, apparently we apparently don't have enough people trained as truck drivers.

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The Independent

Australian Cardinal George Pell offends truckers with sex abuse analogy

Cardinal Pell, who is now the Vatican's financial controller, was speaking to an Australian commission examining institutional responses to abuse allegations Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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The Journal of Commerce Online

Weekly wrap-up: Ningbo drayage trucker protests bring violence, delays, diversions

In the latest instance of drayage-related disruption, violence flared at Ningbo's Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line.

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Related Topix: Riot

The New Zealand Herald

UK charges 2 truckers in death of Afghan stowaway

Police have charged two truck drivers with people-smuggling after an Afghan migrant was found dead, along with 34 survivors, in a shipping container at an English port.

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