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The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

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Survey: Economy top issue facing trucking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new regulatory framework for evaluating carrier and driver safety is a close second to the economy.

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Idling regulations listed

American Transportation Research Institute has added three new idling rules to its list of state and local regulations.

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The FMCSA changes hours policy, Obama orders heavy-truck fuel standards, an owner-operator recognition program and much more are featured.

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Meeting to focus on driver health, wellness

International Conference on Commercial Driver Health and Wellness will be Nov. 8-10 in Baltimore.

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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 many more industry issues are featured.

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Highway agency creates online traffic-tracking tool

The Federal Highway Administration system identifies traffic chokepoints using data from thousands of trucks.

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CSA 2010 webinar set for March 17

As carriers begin to cope with the realities of Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010, they’ll look at retention and recruitment in new ways. In a webinar produced by Overdrive and Truckers News, Schneider National’s Don Osterberg will examine how fleets need to evaluate drivers’ safety performance and whether the new federal safety initiative will create a shortage of drivers with sufficiently clean records. The free, one-hour presentation, “CSA 2010’s impact on the driver force,” will take place ...

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