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Surface trade up in December

Trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico rose increased 11.6 percent from a year earlier.

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Reuters says Panther Expedited is for sale

A report that Panther is for sale prompts this overview of the expediting sector of the trucking industry.

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FMCSA handbook shows hours rules examples

Agency's online handbook offers examples using the new hours of service rules.

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National diesel price surges past $4

The latest price rocketed past $4 a gallon to $4.051. A year ago it was 33.5 cents higher.

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No parking at stop for Bike Week

Truckers can get fuel but may not park at Love’s truck stop 316 in Ormond Beach, Fla., March 8-18, during so-called Bike Week. The stop is adjacent to Daytona Harley Davidson, which has heavier than normal traffic during Bike Week. In the past, traffic jams have deterred drivers from getting where they need to, forcing the truck stop to prohibit trucks from long-term rests for the duration of the week, says a Love’s spokeswoman. For more information, visit ...

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More cross-border Mexican carriers sought

DOT officials said more Mexican trucker involvement is needed to show trucks can operate safely.

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Health Awareness Walk scheduled

The walk will be March 23 at the trucking show in Louisville.

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BRAVO week honors van drivers

Boosting Recognition of Atlas Van Operators will be April 16-20 at participating Atlas agencies across the United States and Canada. In its second year, BRAVO serves as a recognition of exemplary Atlas Van Line drivers who work hard and exhibit good business practices, Atlas Van Lines spokeswoman Greta Hass says. Atlas’s annual King of the Road survey results will be released as part of the commemoration.   The survey comprises professional van operators’ opinions on life on the ...

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Do it yourself: Tractor maintenance

The first volume of tractor maintenance topics, compiled by the editors of Overdrive and Truckers News, covers 12 tasks that help optimize equipment life.

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Life makes sense out on the road

Our extended vacation was good but went wrong in some ways.

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