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Monthly tonnage down 0.7% in May, year-over-year up 4.1%

The ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.7 percent in May.

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Levitt Pavilion to open new Mack Truck Stop concession stand

As a result of a partnership with multiple Lehigh Valley organizations, a Mack Titan attached to a concession stand now greets visitors to the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, Pa., an arts and cultural center and the former site of Bethlehem Steel. Mack partnered with ArtsQuest, which manages the Levitt Pavilion, and the Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) on the project. The Mack Truck Stop is scheduled to open Friday, June 22. Food for ...

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Arkansas Best buys Panther Expedited for $180 million

Arkansas Best has closed on its $180 million acquisition of Panther Expedited Services.

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Average diesel price falls 5.2 cents

The national average retail diesel price fell 5.2 cents to $3.729 a gallon during the week ended June 11.

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Fewer fleet failures in 1Q, report finds

The trucking industry has experienced a strong recovery in 2012, as fewer trucking companies have failed in the first quarter of 2012 than in recent years.

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Driver turnover higher in 1Q

After a one-quarter reprieve, the annualized turnover rate for large truckload fleets rose slightly in the first quarter of 2012.

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EPA wants stricter soot standards

In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, June 15, proposed updates to its national air quality standards.

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Rule reduces paperwork on intermodal equipment

Truckers operating intermodal equipment no longer are required to submit inspection reports if the equipment has no defects.

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OOIDA challenging Minnesota out-of-service criteria

OOIDA is taking on Minnesota troopers and CVSA over amendment that allows out-of-service orders for fatigue based on reasonable suspicion.

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OOIDA challenging Minnesota out-of-service criteria

OOIDA is taking on Minnesota troopers and CVSA over amendment that allows out-of-service orders for fatigue based on reasonable suspicion.

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