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Ryder spec’ing female-friendly trucks

Ryder System announced that it will offer customers a female-friendly vehicle package for lease. With the help of various OEMs and the Women in Trucking Association, a nonprofit organization established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, Ryder is making available a custom vehicle design with 15 specifications intended to better meet the needs of female drivers. The ergonomic vehicles include features such as adjusted height and placement of cab grab handles, adjustable ...

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Shell SuperRigs competition results

FOR THE RECORD -- Shell SuperRigs competition results | Driver John O’Keefe won Best of Show at the 2012 Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition held May 17-19 in at the Joplin Speedco in Joplin, Mo., with his 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy.

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Minimizer polished chrome poly fender

The Minimizer polished chrome poly fender requires no paint and resists aging.

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Congress piecing together multiyear highway bill

FOR THE RECORD -- House and Senate conferees have started work to pass a two-year surface transportation funding bill — the first multiyear bill in seven years.

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Highway Man for Life

FLEET INSIDER -- DRIVER OF THE MONTH -- Reuben Dupsky Jr. says jobs are waiting for those with an open mind

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United Pacific Industries Chrome Rear Axle Cover Kit

GEAR GUIDE -- CHROME -- The United Pacific Chrome Rear ABS Axle Cover comes with a removable cap.

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California undesirable because of CARB laws

FEEDBACK -- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -- Readers weigh in on CARB regulations along with other regulations that affect an already overburdened trucking industry.

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U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

FOR THE RECORD -- Demco Express driver Jabin Akeem Bogan faces charges on smuggling ammunition into Mexico after he missed his exit in El Paso and wound up in a lane designated for Juarez, Chihuahua.

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Driver gets 18 months for falsified logbook

FOR THE RECORD -- A federal judge has sentenced Philadelphia trucker Valerijs Nikolaevich Belovs, 58, to 18 months in prison on 15 counts of making false statements via a falsified log book in connection to a sentence he was already serving for vehicular homicide.

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Con-way names April Drivers of the Month

FLEET INSIDER -- BRIEFS -- Con-way Truckload honors its drivers.

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