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Navistar-led partnership plans natural gas initiative

| February 01, 2012

Navistar is developing natural gas-powered engines for Class 7 and Class 8 trucks and Clean Energy is building LNG fueling stations.

Amendment defeats heavier trucks

| February 01, 2012

A bipartisan amendment to require a study of the impact of heavier truck weight limits was approved.

Trade with Canada, Mexico rose in Nov.

| January 31, 2012

U.S.-Canada trade rose 12.2 percent to $44.3 billion, and U.S.-Mexico trade gained 13.3 percent to $32.4 billion.

TCA’s fleet safety winners

| January 31, 2012

The awards recognize trucking companies that demonstrate a superior commitment to safety and accident reduction.

What you may not know about the EOBR bill

| January 31, 2012

Since I reported on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's attempts to gain new regulatory authority over interstate drivers relative to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program's now-internal Driver Safety Measurement System last summer, new ...

U.S. diesel price rises

| January 30, 2012

The national average price increased 0.2-cent to $3.848 through Jan. 30. The latest price is 41.2 cents higher than a year earlier.

‘Courtesy not necessarily contagious’: UPS driver after 50 accident-free years

| January 30, 2012

Ohio resident and UPS driver Ron "Big Dog" Sowder (pictured) started his career with UPS in 1962 after serving in the Navy and answering an employment ad. On January 25, the driver marked 50 years ...

FMCSA medical certificate rule begins

Jill Dunn | January 30, 2012

Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them for another two years until Jan. 30, 2014.

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