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Ride spokesperson says main goal: Impeach Obama

Trucking grievances taking second stage in the Ride for the Constitution's effort, according to organizers, who have distanced themselves from a driver involved in planning. Find other updates here.

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White House plan would tighten fuel standards, emissions for trucks

President Barack Obama proposed this week more comprehensive and challenging standards for truck emissions and fuel economy that would be phased in through 2018.

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Readers: More gun restriction won’t help

Nine out of ten Overdrive readers either favor the status quo on official gun control or call for fewer restrictions on ownership.

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Deciphering CB gibberish

An accident intel report up ahead tells Wendy Parker that "the President is in the median with flying elephant scrotums and frozen walruses! I’m a nurse, I have to help!”

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Obama signs highway bill mandating recorders

In addition to mandating electronic onboard recorders, it includes a “Jason’s Law” truck parking provision and other key points that affect trucking.

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White House aims to protect consumers from oil speculation

President Barack Obama took oil speculators to task last week, asking both his staffs and Congress to take measures to prevent speculators from cheating consumers.

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House passes highway funding extension bill

The House of Representatives passed a bill to extend the federal highway funding through the end of September.

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Highway bill faces veto threat

The White House has said it would veto a transportation funding bill that cleared the House Rules Committee due to its Keystone XL pipeline mandate.

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Obama announces alt-energy plan at Daimler Trucks plant

President Obama announced a $1 billion initiative to spur deployment of clean, advanced vehicles.

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Speakout

Truckers weigh in on fighting broker fraud, the capitalist system, changing carriers and other current trucking issues.

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