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2 hrs ago | The Family Badge

Texas firm's - Serial Killer' ad has truckers up in arms

The ad calls truck drivers "serial killers," and urges individuals that have been involved in wrecks with big rigs to contact Villarreal & Begum Law Firm in San Antonio to file lawsuits against truckers and trucking companies.

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Related Topix: Texas

5 hrs ago | News Times

Any truck driver can say he or she is one of the safest in the state. But few can actually prove it each year -- at the Connecticut Truck Driving Championships.

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Related Topix: Shelton, CT

9 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Larry Fortensky and Elizabeth Taylor: The hollywood marriage that was made in hell

He rarely comes out of the shabby two-bedroom bungalow he rents with his sister in the small town of Menifee, California, and when he does, hardly anyone notices.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Celebrities, Elizabeth Taylor, Family, Drama Movies, National Velvet, Wedding, Menifee, CA, Stanton, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

JD Supra

Highway Safety: Rules Requiring Rest for Tired Truckers at Risk

A renewed debate about trucker safety is rolling down America's highways following a vote by the Senate Appropriations Committee that weakens the rest regulations of those who operate 18-wheelers.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Business still suffering months after Vancouver port strike ended

The couple emigrated to Canada in 2008 from China where Lien had worked in advertising and gained a background in design.

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Related Topix: Canada, Interior Design, Arts, Tacoma, WA

National Public Radio

Picketing Truckers Raise Tensions At LA Port Amid Dockworker Talks

Labor tensions are high at the largest port complex in the country - Los Angeles and Long Beach - which handles nearly half of all the cargo coming into the United States.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Picketing Truckers Raise Tensions At LA Port Amid Dockworker Talks

Labor tensions are high at the largest port complex in the country - Los Angeles and Long Beach - which handles nearly half of all the cargo coming into the United States.

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Business Journal

Longshore workers honor truckers' strike

In a show of support for their union siblings, longshore workers at the two busiest ports in the U.S. -- Los Angeles and Long Beach -- walked off the job Tuesday.

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Counselor

Dockworkers Temporarily Join Trucker Strike

Dozens of longshore workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been ordered back to work after they walked off the job Monday to show support for striking truck drivers.

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AlertNet

As Iraq chaos deters truckers, Turkish exports suffer

Abdi Tekin used to spend days waiting to clear this customs post on the border with Iraq, his truck among the hundreds lined up to ferry some $1 billion worth of goods a month to Turkey's second-biggest export market.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Turkey,

Heavy Duty Trucking

Expiration of West Coast Ports Contract Brings Surge in Imports

With West Coast longshoremen still negotiating a new contract, retailers are bringing holiday merchandise into the country at record levels to protect against potential supply chain disruptions, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released Wednesday by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates, a maritime research and ... (more)

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Heavy Duty Trucking

Route 15 in New York Designated I-99

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the designation of Route 15 as Interstate 99 between Corning, Steuben County, and the Pennsylvania border.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Steuben County, NY, Corning, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Rage Against the Machinea s Tom Morello performs, joins picketing...

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello gave his support to striking truck drivers by singing protest songs in front of the Evergreen terminal on Terminal Island, CA, on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tom Morello, Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock, Evergreen, Folk, Audioslave

Heavy Duty Trucking

Ed Bobit Remembered As 'Force of Nature'

Bobit Business Media CEO Ty Bobit delivers a eulogy celebrating Ed, his father and company founder.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

WLLR-FM Davenport

Full Schedule: Walcott Trucker's Jamboree

The Truckers Jamboree is hosted every year at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Walcott, IA

SFGate

Truck drivers are entitled to paid breaks, courts says

A century-old California law requires employers to provide paid time off during extended work shifts - under current law, a 10-minute rest break every four hours and a 30-minute meal period every five hours.

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Daily Kos

Port truck drivers' strike continues

More than 120 truck drivers continue their strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

GPB.org

Savannah Truckers Ask Port Authority To Help Push For Better Pay And Benefits

About three-dozen independent drivers rallied outside of the Port of Savannah on Tuesday to protest their working conditions.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Heavy Duty Trucking

Multiple Lawsuits Filed Against Navistar Over International MaxxForce Engines

Lawyers for trucking companies have filed lawsuits in three states against the parent company of International Trucks, claiming Navistar failed to disclose known defects and problems with its EPA 2010 MaxxForce engines.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Automobile Magazine

Mercedes-Benz Previews Self-Driving Semi Truck

Mercedes-Benz is already one of the leaders in developing autonomous driving technology for passenger cars, and now the company is extending this technology to a new segment: semi trucks.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Hybrid, Sedan

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