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Xtra Lease reopens in Nashville

Xtra Lease’s Nashville branch location hosted a grand opening at its new 200-plus acre facility in La Vergne, Tenn.

Xtra Lease to host grand opening

The Xtra Lease Nashville trailer dealership will celebrate a grand opening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the company’s site, which has been newly relocated following devastation from floods in early May. Now in LaVergne, near Nashville, ...

Exit Only

Grascals tour-bus driver/career trucker blessed with spot-on intuition in Nashville flooding.

Channel 19

A sinkhole in Tennessee, a hands-free headset maker, a doggie social networking website and more are featured.

Talking recession, recovery and history in Oklahoma City with Marvin Rush

Amid recent headlines trumpeting growing manufacturing activity, freight volumes and truck and trailer sales, it’s tempting to look at Rush Enterprises’ expansive new facility in Oklahoma City off I-40 at ...

For the Record

Hours of Service flexibility, CSA 2010, CARB's diesel regulations and more trucking issues in the news are featured.


Truckers cope with flooding crisis, the FMCSA begins its Pre-Employment Screening Program, a cross-border trucking program with Mexico will be announced soon, steps toward sleep disorder screening are taken and ...

Ode to a well-stacked weekend warrior

As we head into Memorial Day weekend it's likely some of you out there will enjoy a rare round of golf with a friend or relative in town for once ...

Grascals tour bus driver ‘Stubob’ Myrick’s Nashville flood tale

Stuart "Stubob" Myrick (pictured) of the Gallatin, Tenn., area paid his driving dues behind the wheel of several dump trucks, in the late 1970s, then logging miles over the road with ...

Hauler narrowly averts disaster at I-24 Middle Tennessee sinkhole

As if the Tennessee Department of Transportation didn't have enough problems already, considering the damage recent flooding did to infrastructure in the middle part of the state, Tuesday earlier this week a ...

Truckers cope with flooding aftermath

Carriers have begun the long process of assessing losses and cleaning up or rebuilding flooded terminal buildings.

Truckers cope with crisis in flooding

Throughout the Nashville region, carriers have begun the long process of assessing losses and cleaning up or rebuilding flooded terminals

Doggie online social networking; Nashville flood update

Let's put the disclaimers up top, how bout? "No humans were harmed in the making of" the doggie social-networking website, says founder Diarmuid Scullin, a long-hauler who started out with ...

Owner-operator assesses options for rig flooded at TA

The Cumberland River in and around Nashville, Tenn., Thursday, May 6, finally dropped below flood stage, and for many affected in the area, the cleanup process, if not already well ...

UPDATE: Scenes from Nashville trucking central

There's been little to no coverage of a big portion of Nashville's industrial and transportation base, much of it situated along rail tracks north and south of the Cumberland River and ...

More from greater-Nashville flood

Things continue wet, here, for anyone near the banks of the flooded Cumberland River, which reached levels not seen since well before flood-control efforts largely made it manageable since the ...

Flooding in Nashville, from basements to truckstops

I spent a large part of the afternoon Sunday shop-vaccing close to 40 gal. worth of water from the basement of my East Nashville home, unplugging overwhelmed gutters and generally ...

Flooding strands drivers in Tennessee

The situation at the downtown Nashville TravelCenters of America location was dire for truckers since early Sunday.

Making the most of it

Editor's note: Truckers News columnist and blogger Jeff Clark sent the following update by e-mail from his truck, stranded on I-40 west of Nashville on May 3, the day after severe flooding left multiple freeways and other roads closed and ...

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