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Fuel line dispute between truckers ends with shooting, suicide

A dispute between truckers allegedly over a spot in the fuel pump line at a Walton, Ky., truck stop left one truck driver with a gunshot wound in his arm and another dead after an apparent suicide. The incident occurred at approximately 9:38 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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CVSA names new president for upcoming year

Kansas Highway Patrol Capt. Christopher Turner takes over as CVSA's president with Capt. Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol serving as vice president.

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Shell Rotella launches campaign to name pickup truck ‘Official Vehicle of the U.S.’

A formal petition must be submitted to the White House with 100,000 signatures collected within a 30-day period, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 3. After reaching the 100,000-signature goal, the petition will be placed into a queue for a required review by White House staff.

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Trucker follows GPS directions onto pedestrian-only Atlantic City Boardwalk

The trucker told officials he’d been following his GPS and once he was on the boardwalk he couldn’t get off and couldn’t turn around. He drove almost three miles down the pedestrian-only beach boardwalk.

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Texas A&M unveils truck-less, electric freight system

The transporter can move 70,000 pounds of freight at 60 miles per hour up to a distance of 500 miles using two-thirds less energy than a conventional diesel truck, according to the university.

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Insurgent candidate Fred Zuckerman argues for effective organizing in bid for Teamsters presidency

Ballots in the Teamsters' leadership election were mailed out October 6. Central to Zuckerman's candidacy is Teamsters expansion and something of a retrenchment in freight -- bolstering "organizing in our core industry, in the freight industry."

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Darrell Ward, star of ‘Ice Road Truckers,’ killed in small plane crash

Darrell Ward, one of the stars of the History Channel’s hit reality show “Ice Road Truckers,” died Sunday afternoon, Aug. 28, when the small plane in which he was a passenger crashed in rural Montana.

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ATA names new boss

Chris Spear, former ATA senior vice president of legislative affairs, will take over as ATA's next president and CEO July 9.

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Missing driver found deceased in truck with his dog

Trucker James Peterson of Wisconsin was on a run from New Jersey bound for La Crosse, Wis., according to press reports, when he suffered an apparent heart attack at the Love's Travel Stops location in Mifflinville, Pa., and passed away last week

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