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Snow, wind play havoc on plains

Snow prompted Wednesday evening closures of I-70 in Kansas among other roadways.

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Navistar aids East Coast fleets

Navistar International Corporation has initiated Operation Assist, a disaster relief program put into effect to help in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts on the East Coast.

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Hours rule exemption for storm relief extended to Nov. 27

The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.

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Sandy: Natural gas saves the day for some

Those using natural gas for necessary heating, cooking and power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy's landfall fared much better than those relying just on electrical power.

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Sandy: DOT waiving regs, leading fuel delivery

In an effort to alleviate a fuel shortage in the region, FMCSA is leading a fuel transporting team into areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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Sandy: Gas, diesel transporters can sidestep regs

In an attempt to alleviate the state's fuel shortage, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order suspending certain rules for fuel transporters.

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DOT gives another $12 million for Sandy relief

New Jersey and Connecticut are the most recent recipients of emergency relief funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation, made available at states' requests to aid in their response to Hurricane Sandy's destruction.

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Hours rule suspended for Sandy relief effort

Trucks carrying emergency-related materials to and in states affected by Hurricane Sandy are exempt from the federal hours of service rules effective Monday

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Trucking damage of Sandy still undetermined

Fleets and owner-operators are anticipating either monetarily losses due to lost revenue from loads being affected by Hurricane Sandy or loss of equipment in the storm, though most are saying it's too early to tell the extent of either.

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Truckers roll with relief supplies to storm-ravaged area

The trucking industry began preparing for the Sandy before the hurricane slammed into the East Coast by staging essential cargo in strategic locations and is now working to get relief supplies to areas most impacted by the storm.

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