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Pilot Flying J engaged in years of rebate fraud, feds say

Federal documents released April 18 allege that Pilot Flying J has been engaged for years in a fraudulent scheme of withholding rebates owed to customers on fuel purchases.

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Supreme Court hears case against Port of LA’s Clean Truck Program

The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard a case brought by the American Trucking Associations against the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program.

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Navistar gets EPA approval for 13-liter engine, names COO

The 13-liter MaxxForce engine equipped with Cummins aftertreatment has been certified as EPA compliant.

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Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

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Pilot raid unrelated to tax issues, says CEO

The FBI and IRS raid of Pilot Flying J's headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., is "does not involve any tax issues," said the company's CEO.

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State legislatures consider fuel tax increase as highway funding option

New Hampshire, Maryland and Massachusetts are all eying potential increases in tax on fuel as a means to increase revenue and support transportation projects in the states.

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Shell, TA team up to build nationwide natural gas network

Up to 100 existing TravelCenters of America and Petro Shopping Centers sites will soon be receiving at least two liquified natural gas fueling lanes, per the agreement.

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Ohio approves 2.7 percent toll hike, speed limit increases

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill which includes a proposed 2.7 percent annual increase in Turnpike truck tolls through 2023 and approves speed increases on some roadways.

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Load by phone: How operators are using online tools

Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.

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Is trucking ready for more freight? ATA says so, despite infrastructure hazards

The expanded Panama Canal is expected to bring with it an abundance of freight for the U.S. trucking industry. Is it prepared for it?

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