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Surface trade up 37.6% in June

Trade with Canada and Mexico in June remained 5.8 percent below the June 2008 level.

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NAFTA surface trade up 37.6% in June

Trade with Canada and Mexico in June remained 5.8 percent below the June 2008 level.

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Pa. takes 198 trucks off roads

State police focused on commercial vehicles traveling on rural roads and non-interstate highways.

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Used truck registrations increase 28% over year

More than 354,000 used commercial vehicles (Class 3-8) were registered in the U.S. during the first half of 2010.

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White House gets texting rule

U.S. Department of Transportation has submitted a final rulemaking that would ban text messaging while operating a commercial vehicle.

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Joplin 44 Petro expands services

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut Express opened at the Joplin 44 Petro near Interstate 44 off of Exit 4 in Joplin, Mo., as part of an expansion. The truck stop is planning to add a Blimpie sandwich eatery and has already an Iron Skillet full-service restaurant. A new chrome shop, custom vinyl and embroidery shop, new restrooms and automatic entrance doors are part the expansion, which is expected to be finished early next year, said Heather DeBaillie, Iowa 80 ...

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Diesel price falls 3rd week

The national price declined 1.9 cents to $2.938 in the latest week.

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I-80 work set in Nebraska

Construction is scheduled to start Sept. 1 on the Platte River Bridge on Interstate 80 eastbound.

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Greatwide revising health plan for owner-operators

Greatwide will introduce an indemnity health care plan option for its 3,000 owner-operators, effective Dec. 1, said Rob Newell, vice president of capacity management. It will replace the optional PPO (preferred provider organization) medical insurance plan for owner-operators, which has been an industry leader, because it is not compliant with levels of coverage mandated by the new federal health care plan, he said. Newell also said the company is seeking to hire 1,000 owner-operators and company drivers ...

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Moving Van Lines fined

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration levied $281,000 in fines for violating multiple federal regulations.

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