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Driver wins $2,500 in TCA weight loss contest

Hirschbach driver, Prime team win TCA's inaugural weight loss contest.

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Three more Mexican carriers apply to cross-border program

The public has until May 21 to comment on three Mexican carriers applying for authority through the cross-border trucking pilot program.

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FMCSA formally repeals electronic log rule

FMCSA has issued a final rule nixing the 2010 electronic log mandate.

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Trucker Buddy announces January’s Buddy standout

Roy Sewell has been named the January 2012 Trucker Buddy of the Month by Trucker Buddy International.

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Diesel oil additive for injectors

Hot Shot’s Secret, marketed by Lubrication Specialties, Inc., removes the build-up of coking and varnishing left behind from the overheating of engine oil, the company says. The product is made to inexpensively prolong injector life, as well as fix slow start-up, rough idling, hesitation and lack of power. The product was tested for two years before final production. For more information, visit Hot Shot's Secret.

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New Kenworth service center in Oregon

Kenworth announced a new 10,000-square-foot parts and service facility in Pendleton, Oregon, off of Interstate 84. The center adds to a network of more than 320 locations in the U.S. and Canada. The location features eight service bays (with one bay providing Kenworth PremierCare Express Lube services only), a 3,000-square-foot parts warehouse, a parts delivery service and driver lounge. The location is on the Confederated Tribe of the Umatilla Indian Reservation’s business park, and fills a gap ...

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More states eye banning texting while driving

Ohio, South Carolina and Missouri each have different bills in the works to ban texting and handheld phone use while driving.

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DOT eliminates traffic sign replacement deadlines

The U.S. DOT said it's doing away with 46 regulations on traffic signs to provide local governments with more flexibility.

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Maryland holds Beltway enforcement dragnet

Maryland police have said they will have future enforcement blitzes similar to May 8’s “Operation Tailgate."

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Safety system market poised for growth, study says

The safety systems market is poised for a steep growth trajectory over the next five to seven years due to several contributing factors.

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