Oklahoma

Dozens of trucks burn in separate incidents, arson suspected in two fires

Arsonists targeted tractor-trailers over the weekend in Maine and Oklahoma, burning a total of nine trucks between the separate incidents, according to local media reports. Also, as many as 30 trucks were destroyed in a separate warehouse fire in Miami on Monday.

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Certain regs suspended for wildfire relief haulers in Kansas, Oklahoma

Kansas and Oklahoma have suspended certain regulations for truckers hauling hay and other wildfire relief supplies in the states.

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Dry bulk for the long haul: Reserves staff sergeant John Moore and his leased operation

Until the last year, John Moore had been leased to Landstar, and his decision to come back to Oakley Transportation to pull a hopper had as much to with where home was as profitability. In this case, the two went hand in hand,

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Winter storm prompts hours suspension for certain truckers in Oklahoma

The emergency declaration was issued Thursday, Jan. 12, and is effective through Feb. 11. The declaration says direct assistance only applies to the "restoration of essential services" such as electrical, sewer, water and telecommunications, and for essential supplies such as feed, food and fuel.

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More on the Kelty Farms 1976 International TranStar COE

Current owner Kyle Kelty tells the rest of the story around his restoration of his grandfather Jack Kelty's 1976 International TranStar cabover, a big part of the Kelty family for decades now.

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Automate this

"Don't automate me, bro." --Wendy at the end of a run in a new Ford equipped with automated this and that: "the car automatically closed the hatch on me about 12 times before I quit fooling with it at all and started crawling over the backseat..."

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What’s next? Earthquakes?

"Sometimes, preparing for sinkholes is hard."

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No penalty for Christmas music after Thanksgiving

"I'm the idiot who thinks I'm going to hand-make every gift given between December 1 and Christmas." -- Sometimes, the holidays are hard.

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After tornado outbreak on the plains, severe weather moves east

Tornado watches remained in effect through 6 p.m. Central Tuesday for some areas of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. Severe storms expected to follow through Mississippi and Alabama through Wednesday.

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Inward-facing problems

"Carriers have finally found a way to lower the quality of new drivers.... In the words of Moon Unit Zappa, 'Gag me with a spoon.'..."

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