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  1. How Birmingham is bracing for the long I-59/20 shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Alabama Live

    ... as an alternative and it can create a very big problem in a short amount of time. ALDOT has been asking through truckers to use I-459 as a detour during the process and on Dec. 20 will begin a public information campaign that includes television ...

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  2. UrgentCareTravel and St Christopher Fund Team Up to Offer Free Flu Vaccines for Professional DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... Network, locations and services, please visit the website at http://www.UrgentCareTravel.com The St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund (SCF) helps over-the-road/regional semi-truck drivers and their families who are out of work due to a recent ...

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  3. The CEO of a trucking company explains the 'single biggest systemic flaw' in the industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... they must carry the burden of many external factors such as weather and traffic, Wilbur said. More than 50,000 more truckers are needed to support the shipping demand from US companies, like retail giants such as Amazon and Walmart, and that deficit ...

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  4. 'People are afraid to drive on our highways': feds asked to take over semi trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    ... stress, sleep, workload and road safety. Crizzle, who works in the U of S School of Public Health, said even truckers want national, mandatory training for anyone driving a semi. "The regulations need to apply across jurisdictions, and there ...

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  5. Talking Transportation: Trucker Shortage Takes Its TollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Lymeline.com

    ... rules are impossible to circumvent. Of course, nobody wants tired drivers on the road, but in the cause of safety, truckers are losing efficiency. Where will the industry find new drivers? Well, women still only represent about 6 percent of all ...

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  6. Search resumes for trucker believed missing in frigid Neuse RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WRAL.com

    A passerby reported debris on the U.S. Highway 70 bridge over the Neuse River at about 4 a.m. Sunday, saying a truck appeared to have struck guardrails on both the right and left sides of the highway, said Sgt. Scott Hemby of the State Highway Patrol.

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  7. WKCTC helping to fill CDL jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... driver; Paul Czarapata, KCTCS vice president; and Taylor. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the shortage of truckers to continue. The average age of a commercial truck driver in the U.S. is 55, so a large number of drivers will retire within ...

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  8. Israeli AI tech to help avert accidents in China by tracking drivers' drowsinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Times of Israel

    ... give Chinese truck drivers vital real-time alerts that will prevent accidents and save lives. The technology helps truckers and other large commercial vehicle drivers, protecting them and everyone they share the road with, all around the world." ...

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  9. Universal income vs. the robots: Meet the presidential candidate fighting automationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Tech Review

    ... of truck driving as a job, because it would save thousands of lives- about 4,000 Americans die in accidents due to truckers every year. But on the flip side, you have 3.5 million Americans who drive trucks for a living. Yes, it will potentially ...

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  10. NCC CDL program receives Ambassador AwardRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... NCC has its own CDL examiners, serves as an official CDL testing facility and is a member of the North Carolina Truckers Association. The truck driver training program offers continuous enrollment, affordable tuition and employer tuition ...

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  11. If You Hit a Deer With Your Car in Colorado, Can You Take Home the Meat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Denver Westword

    It was right around dusk, and as I was driving the winding two-lane Highway 90 between Moab and Telluride, I passed clusters of deer on the sides of the road every few minutes. I knew sunset was the classic time for deer to be out, and I had already avoided one collision with big game when I came around a corner and had to slow to a near stop until a doe stopped looking at my headlights and scampered out of the lane.

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  12. 'Truck Driver' (ALL) Explains Clients And Career Progress Features - Screens & TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WorthPlaying

    Fuel up and cruise through a vast open world in one of the most beautiful machines known to man. Start off as a contractor and work your way up by taking on jobs, earning money and making a name for yourself amongst the local community.

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  13. Manitoba takes steps toward a MELT programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Truck News

    The province of Manitoba is moving forward with consultations aimed at implementing a mandatory entry-level driver training program, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. "Our government is focused on safety above all else," Schuler said.

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  14. Saskatchewan introduces mandatory semi-truck driver training after Broncos crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Truro Daily News

    ... was necessary, Hargrave said. Alberta is making driver training with a standardized curriculum for new commercial truckers and bus drivers mandatory as of March 1. All new commercial carriers in Alberta will have to prove they comply with ...

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  15. On getting along with othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... material. He said the Bible teachers range from college professors to truck drivers, and I was to write for the truckers! As I tell classroom students, the communicator's task is to take the complex and make it understandable, so I tried to do so. ...

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  16. The creator of the 'Bloomberg for the trucking industry' reveals why...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The creator of the 'Bloomberg for the trucking industry' reveals why being based in a city in Tennessee played such a crucial role in his company's success FreightWaves was founded only two years ago, and it's already the top logistics news site in the world by page views and unique visitors. Craig Fuller, the founder and CEO of FreightWaves, credited part of the site's quick success to the fact that the trucking scene is becoming rife with startups .

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  17. Saskatchewan introduces minimum semi-truck driver training after Broncos crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | 680News

    ... was necessary, Hargrave said. Alberta is making driver training with a standardized curriculum for new commercial truckers and bus drivers mandatory as of March 1. All new commercial carriers in Alberta will have to prove they comply with ...

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  18. Sask. initiates more stringent semi-truck driver trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | The Western Producer

    Saskatchewan will implement mandatory training for truck drivers seeking a Class 1 commercial licence, effective March 15, 2019. Farm semi operators, however, will require only an F endorsement.

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  19. Truck Driver Shortage Fuels Rising Grocery Store PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | PRWeb

    A serious and worsening shortage of long-haul truck drivers is helping cause an uptick in U.S. shipping costs-and higher prices at the grocery store-Advanced Training Systems comments on solutions to increase long-haul trucking workforce. John Kearney, CEO of Advanced Training Systems, discusses the effects of the trucker shortage and how it impacts prices for grocery shoppers.

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    Sunday Dec 2 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... and his colleagues sought an Eastern North Carolina location near I-95. The site would put them close to both truckers and customers. Its search considered Rocky Mount and Wilson. "The initial concept was for a central trailer parking area and a ...

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