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Diesel price drops 1.2 cents

The average diesel price dropped 1.2 cents per gallon from last week and is down 5.1 cents from the same week in 2011.

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Kenworth reveals Kenworth T680 Road Tour schedule

Kenworth Truck Company announced the initial tour stops for the Kenworth T680 Road Tour, which will visit 100 Kenworth dealers in the United States and Canada throughout the year. The T680 tour opens Tuesday, May 8, at MHC Kenworth in Denver. During May and June, the T680 tour truck and comprehensive trailer exhibit will also visit Kenworth dealerships in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, ...

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Kenworth “T680 Test Drive Contest”

Kenworth Truck Company is holding a contest to let three prize winners test drive its new T680 truck. Winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Chillicothe, Ohio. There, they will get a tour of the Kenworth plant and actually see the T680 being made before getting to test drive one. The trip includes two nights' hotel accommodations on Aug. 8 and 9, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio, as well as round-trip coach airfare ...

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First Gear wins top honors at Wildwood Pride & Polish

Randy Stroup's First Gear took home Best of Show, limited-mileage combo, at the 2012 Wildwood Pride & Polish show.

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FMCSA harmonizes household goods carrier requirements

FMCSA has harmonized its regulations with a Surface Transportation Board order about household goods carriers.

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Drivers weigh in on roadside favorites, issues in survey

Drivers offered their opinions on the best truck stops, best restaurants, most unique hauls, their favorite foods and difficulties on the road.

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U.S. trucker detained by Mexican authorities

A Demco Express spokesman said he has little information regarding a driver recently apprehended by Mexican authorities while hauling ammunition.

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Owner-operators sound off on recorders, harassment

FMCSA took two hours' worth of testimony at the CVSA meeting in Bellevue, Wash., Thursday.

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Covenant announces $10K annual Equity Bonus hazmat teams

Covenant Transport announced a new Owner-Operator Hazmat Team Equity Bonus that will offer an extra $10,000 per year to hazmat owner-operator teams to help replace equipment. All owner-operator hazmat teams who run at least 35 loads per quarter will now be eligible for a $2,500 per quarter bonus payout on an ongoing basis. Lease-purchase drivers will be eligible for the bonus after their trucks are paid off. "This is not a one-time ...

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C.R. England awards driver a Harley-Davidson

C.R. England has awarded a Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 to company driver Devery Hope for showing improvement in Mile Per Gallon Average and Average Idle percentage for the first quarter 2012. Hope was selected as the Harley-Davidson winner among five finalists. He has been with C.R. England since August 2010 and lives in Sacramento, Calif. His winning scores were 7.48 MPG and a 6.5 percent idle time. He was well above 5 tenths greater than his peers ...

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