Arizona

Future I-11 route through Nevada designated in highway bill, in part to follow U.S. 95

The 5-year, $305 billion bill designates the route to follow U.S. Highway 95 before connecting with I-80 in Northern Nevada.

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No mercy: Arizona ground zero for truck enforcement

With a high rate of both inspections and violations, and a top ten ranking for hours enforcement, this state is ground zero for tough inspections – particularly along the border.

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Inspection hot zone along the southern border

No area of the country shows such a contiguous grouping of high-inspection-intensity states as the four states lining the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border.

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Long-haulin’ hotel sweepstakes, brake safety in Arizona …

With "Brake Safety Week" inspections kicked off around the country, are you seeing anything out of the ordinary? And: Hotels4Truckers and Transfix launch Long Haulin' Hotel Sweepstakes.

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The problem solver: Jim Vant of Crow Wing Transport

The story of Vant's fleet's success, built on a strategy of good driver treatment: "I've never had a truck make me a dime -- it's the person sitting in the seat."

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VIDEO haul: I-15 southbound

Dashcam captures what Wendy Parker calls her "prettiest haul yet" through northwestern Arizona.

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Two-day blitz places 109 drivers out of service

Nearly 100 of those drivers were sidelined for log violations during the two-day blitz on I-10 in Eastern Arizona.

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Middle of Nowhere, Ariz., with cattle, aliens…

Wendy and George find themselves on a cow path in the middle of the night in Arizona: "When George Parker is driving and he says, 'This isn’t good,' it means you’re potentially about to experience a fiery death crash."...

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Notes on (barely) reaching new heights

What happens when Wendy Parker scales a mountain in her husband's formerly native Phoenix? There's a lot of "fear and trembling" involved -- a lot of laughter, too.

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TCA holds Wellness Week

TCA and state trucking associations will host health fairs and "celebrity walks" during National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week at 12 TA/Petro locations across the United States from 3 to 8 p.m. local time on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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