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Lawsuits mount against Cat’s ACERT engines, court consolidates cases

| July 18, 2014

More than a dozen lawsuits have now been filed against former truck engine maker Caterpillar over its 2007-2010 year model ACERT C13 and C15 engines. A multidistrict litigation court has consolidated the cases.

PIB tip: Factors that influence interest rates

| July 18, 2014

Want to know what factors most influence your credit rating and, thus, your interest rates for truck loans? Here's what you need to know.

Going independent on TV: Todd and Tamera SturgisImage Gallery

| July 16, 2014

Overdrive's 2013 Most Beautiful top-ten finisher Jessica Samko is likewise a featured hauler in this year's Shipping Wars season on A&E.

FMCSA speeds work on raising carrier insurance minimums, slows on Safety Fitness scoring rule

| July 15, 2014

The prospect of a proposed Safety Fitness Determination rule coming this year seems to have diminished, as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made its work on producing a rule raising the minimum amount of liability insurance for carriers a higher priority, according to projected rule publication dates in a recent DOT report.

Beware: E-ZPass phishing scam comes to light

| July 15, 2014

An email circulating that purports to be an attempt to collected unpaid tolls via E-ZPass is a scam, authorities report.

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