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UFO Ride Wanted

Do you specialize in hauling intergalactic freight? Does your truck have a warp drive? Are you, in fact, an extraterrestrial? Then perhaps you...

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Deadline Nears for TCA Company Driver Contest

The deadline for the Truckload Carriers Association's and Truckers News' 13th annual Company Equipment Driver of the Year Contest is ...

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FMCSA Nominates Clapp as Administrator

President Bush nominated Joseph M. Clapp to serve as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's first administrator. Clapp began hi...

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Tougher CDL Rules Proposed

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a notice of proposed rulemaking July 31 designed to further strengthen commercial dr...

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FMCSA Gathers Data on Enforcement, Safety Link

Does more enforcement mean improved safety? A recent U.S. Department of Transportation inspector general's report noted that the Federal Moto...

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California Assembly Kills Black Box Bill

The California Assembly's Transportation Committee voted July 9 to kill a bill that would have required onboard recorders on the state's tru...

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Logging on to Learning

Harvey and Karen Zander's dedication to volunteerism recently won them a brand-new International semi-tractor, but they both say their real r...

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A Warm Heart

On a frigid February morning in Illinois, trucker Douglas Moen spotted a car parked in a darkened driveway off a field along Highway 64. Mo...

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Congress Places Heavy Restrictions on Mexican Trucks

Both houses of Congress included measures in transportation appropriations bills that would severely restrict - if not prohibit outright - Mex...

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Quality vs. Quantity

A Mississippi trucker who drives for a major fleet called a couple of months ago to relay a story about a driver who drove his truck while he ...

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