heavy trucks

November Class 8 orders drop

FTR Associates said orders were down 22 percent from the same month a year earlier.

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Bill would allow heavy trucks on interstates

Trucks weighing more than 80,000 pounds in 23 states must either unload cargo or travel on secondary roads.

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Groups spar over heavier truck proposal

Teamsters, safety advocates, railroads oppose heavier trucks, while ATA favors bill to allow them.

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Is large truck lemon law needed?

There's only a couple effective lemon laws in the country that actually provide protection from "defective" Class 8s for buyers. If you've as yet missed my March cover story in Overdrive on the subject, click on the images here to read, or access the text version here. Among sources was Mike Noll, a retired owner-operator in Sun Prairie, Wis., whose career ended "on something of a sour note," as runs the story's beginning. A new ...

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Colo. bill targets trucks on I-70

A Colorado state senate bill would require heavy trucks to stay in the right lane on steep grades.

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