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Roadside Attractions

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

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Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

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TransCore: Spot market freight falls in April

Freight volumes in the South and Midwest were hampered by extreme weather conditions during April.

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Freight on your smartphone: TransCore app on the way

Coming in just a couple weeks is the My DAT Truck Stop app (pictured) from freight matching service provider TransCore, operator of the oldest load-board service out there in the DAT boards. My DAT will be initially released for Android phones, providing drivers and owner-operators up to 25 nearby loads per search from Transcore’s DAT network, in addition to convenient access to truckstop information, alternative parking data and point of interest info. “There’s a call button integrated ...

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Broker freight increased average 10% in 2010

Freight brokers on average moved 10 percent more freight in 2010, while their gross margins declined by 4 percent.

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Reefer rates rise in March

This year’s severe winter weather delayed or reduced produce shipments, particularly from California.

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CSA and Safety Scores

Your driving record carries more weight than ever under CSA. Learn how to access your data, understand it and use it to your advantage.

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Spot market freight sets January record

TransCore said the spot freight market experienced a year-over-year 62 percent increase in truckload freight availability.

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TransCore: 4th quarter spot market surges

Spot market freight volumes for the third and fourth quarters in 2010 were the highest since 2005.

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A federal panel recommends an increase in the fuel tax, the FMCSA adjusts CSA cargo scoring, a lawsuit aims to block CSA 2010 disclosure, a private firm plans to offer driver scorecards to reflect CSA 2010 and many more industry news items are featured.

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