Florida to lift weight limit

| June 09, 2010

Law will allow the state to issue special permits for vehicles up to 88,000 pounds on specific non-Interstate routes.

Freightliner Slice of Life test drive program continues

| June 09, 2010

Freightliner Trucks launched the second year of its program for test driving Cascadias powered by Detroit Diesel DD15 engines with BlueTec emissions SCR technology, the truck maker announced. The launch for the Slice of Life program continuation, in which ...

Rather reports on trucking

Jill Dunn | June 08, 2010

Newsman devotes program to trucking June 8 in “Haul or High Water,” riding through five states with a long-haul trucker.

Twitter-enabled load service starts

| June 08, 2010

Carriers registered with Con-way Multimodal can leverage freight loads through Twitter, Con-way Multimodal announced June 8. Load information is updated every 15 minutes, the third-party carrier service said. Con-way Multimodal arranges services for over-the-road, intermodal, flatbed, ...

Georgia to ban texting while driving

| June 08, 2010

The new Georgia primary law, which is effective July 1, prohibits drivers of all ages from texting while driving.

Georgia to ban texting

| June 08, 2010

The new Georgia primary law, which is effective July 1, prohibits drivers of all ages from texting while driving.

OOIDA to challenge onboard recorder rule

| June 07, 2010

They are contesting rule that carriers with a 10 percent or greater non-compliance with hours regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs.

OOIDA to challenge recorder rule

| June 07, 2010

They are contesting mandates that motor carriers with a 10 percent or greater occurrence of non-compliance with hours of service regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs for two years.

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