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Study: Physical driver screening pays off

A study shows that physical screenings of drivers prior to hiring led to a 7 percent reduction in lost work days.

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ACS offers sleep apnea reporting

ACS Expedited Solutions and Sleep Pointe have partnered to use the TripPak TruckStop scanning to monitor sleep apnea compliance.

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Mack Titan to be featured in ‘American Loggers’ TV series

When the Discovery Channel was looking for a company to feature in its new "American Loggers" television series, they turned to Gerald Pelletier Inc., a family-owned and operated business that’s been working the rugged and remote North Maine Woods for three generations. This season marks the second for “American Loggers” and the Pelletiers.  Airing on the Discovery Channel on Friday nights at 10:00 pm, the series tells the story of these seven brothers and their ...

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Appreciation day to thank carriers

The C.H. Robinson 2nd Annual Carrier Appreciation day will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the TA Travel Center off I-4 near Tampa Bay, Fla.

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Road rage on the letters page

A recent back-and-forth in the Everett, Wash., Herald newspaper's letters section highlighted the need for more than a little civility to be added to the public conversation between four-wheelers and their 18-wheeled counterparts.

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TA opens Calif. center

TravelCenter of America opened a 4,0000-square-foot store on I-5 at Laval Road in Wheeler Ridge, Calif.

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Truckers take more sick days

The median number of days truckers missed work because of health issues rose to 17 days in 2008.

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Truck Tonnage Index dips

ATA's For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 0.2 percent in October.

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Bay Area bridges eye toll hikes

Seven San Francisco area toll bridges may see toll hikes that would increase a five-axle truck’s tolls from $11.25 to either $23 or $35. The Bay Area Toll Authority will hold hearings on the issue Dec. 3 and Dec. 7 before voting on a toll increase in January. The California-owned area bridges that would be affected are the Antioch, Benicia-Martinez, Carquinez, Dumbarton, Richmond-San Rafael, San Francisco-Oakland Bay and San Mateo-Hayward bridges. The toll proposal does not ...

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Back On the Road deadline Dec. 6

Back On the Road nominations will be accepted through Dec. 6, Arrow Truck Sales announced.

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