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Video: Most Beautiful winner shares life on and off the road
Emily Weymouth talks about women in trucking and the interesting things she does in her off-time, including modeling.
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FMCSA’s Ferro, trucking groups square off in Senate over hours, agency priorities
At a Senate hearing this week, regulators and trucking groups offered testimony to lawmakers about what could be done to improve truck safety in the U.S. Here are some highlights.
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csa
New study highlights enforcement disparity by state
The new report, from ATRI, stresses that the different priorities and violation issuance rates across states dramatically undermine the uniformity of CSA.
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News
FMCSA, OSHA to collaborate on employer retaliation claims made by truck drivers
In an attempt to ensure truck drivers’ protections under federal anti-retaliation laws, FMCSA and OSHA have agreed to begin sharing information with one another when drivers claim their employers violate labor laws.
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voices
Sharing the road: Some common sense on regulations to reduce crashes
From owner-operator Pete Zimmer: "Put the safety where needed. Educate auto drivers. Increase fines to make an impact. Put regulations where the biggest problems lie. Make fines equal for all. We are all on the same highways."
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equipment
Freightliner making Cummins’ nat gas engine available for severe duty truck
Daimler Trucks North America this week announced the availability of the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine as a factory-installed option for the Freightliner 114SD severe-duty truck beginning in 2015.
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television
CNBC series probes truck crashes
A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.
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highways
Senate clears short-term highway fix, sets up showdown with House
The Senate passed 66-31 Tuesday its version of a short-term patch for the nation’s highway funding, which the House passed last week. The upper chamber, however, changed the House version some, shortening it and changing the revenue base for it, ...
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IN THIS ISSUE
» Video: Most Beautiful winner shares life on and off the road
» FMCSA’s Ferro, trucking groups square off in Senate over hours, agency priorities
» New study highlights enforcement disparity by state
» FMCSA, OSHA to collaborate on employer retaliation claims made by truck drivers
» Sharing the road: Some common sense on regulations to reduce crashes
» Freightliner making Cummins’ nat gas engine available for severe duty truck
» CNBC series probes truck crashes
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Video: Most Beautiful winner shares life on and off the road
Emily Weymouth talks about women in trucking and the interesting things she does in her off-time, including modeling.
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Leave before you really have to go
"We were lucky to get the spot we did -- it was relatively safe and at least had the benefit of lighting from inside the gates we were parked outside of. It did not, however, include toilet facilities."
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