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Shell Rotella SuperRig calendar offered

Calendar is available for free with purchase of a minimum 10-gallon heavy duty oil change using Shell Rotella oil.

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I-70 runaway ramp reopened

Crews removed a rig and flatbed trailer that rolled on the ramp near Vail, Colo.

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Tenn. truck stop that received TSE grant shut down

TR Auto Truck Plaza on Interstate 40 in Dandridge was closed and seized by a bank.

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Love’s stop opens in Ottawa, Kan.

Truckers will receive extra points on purchases with store cards through Nov. 27 at a newly opened stop in Ottawa, Kan., at Exit 183 off Interstate 35, Love’s Travel Stops said. The new travel center features a Hardee’s restaurant, 70 truck parking spaces, diesel exhaust fluid dispensers, CAT scales, five showers and a game room. The Truck Tire Care center is also at the stop. For details, visit Love’s.

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ATA Good Stuff Trucking Image Award winners announced

Two carriers and two state trucking associations received the American Trucking Associations’ Good Stuff Trucking Image awards. Milan, Ind.-based Baylor Trucking Inc., Greensboro-N.C.-based Mack Trucks, the Minnesota Trucking Association and the Tennessee Trucking Association were honored for enhancing the industry’s image, said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. For details, visit Trucks Bring It.

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CARB amends reefer rule for certain engines

Owners of model year 2003 and older reefer engines that met low-emission reefer standards will get an extra year to meet a future standard.

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FFE sells dry van trailers, tractors to Celadon

Frozen Food Express announced earlier this month it would restructure its dry freight service.

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ATA rebuts LaHood on hours proposal research

Transportation secretary said "comprehensive and up-to-date data and analysis to the issue of driver fatigue and allowable hours of service" backs proposal.

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ATA rebuts LaHood on hours proposal research

Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.

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First Mexican truck crosses border

Mexico had approved three U.S. carriers to deliver beyond its border by Oct. 21, when the first Mexican carrier crossed into Laredo, Texas.

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