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Court presses OOIDA on ‘unconstitutionality’ of Calif. emissions regs during oral arguments

Court presses OOIDA on ‘unconstitutionality’ of Calif. emissions regs during oral arguments

The court overseeing the OOIDA’s lawsuit against California and its stringent emissions regulations heard oral arguments last week in the case, and, per one report, OOIDA faced tough questions about its suit and the evidence used to support it.

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Latest short-term highway bill passes House, heads to Senate

Latest short-term highway bill passes House, heads to Senate

The U.S. House passed Tuesday a short-term highway funding bill that will extend highway appropriations to Nov. 20. The stopgap measure is intended to give lawmakers more time to pass a long-term bill.

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‘Convoy’ service for on-demand freight matching

'Convoy' service for on-demand freight matching

Another entry in the would-be "uber for trucking" category, the Convoy app and service is initially centered around local/regional freight opportunities in Washington State.

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Fuel prices drop 3.3 cents to fall below $2.50

The country's average at-pump diesel price dropped another 3.3 cents during the week ending Monday, Oct. 26, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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House proposes another short-term highway bill, will fund roads through Nov. 20

House proposes another short-term highway bill, will fund roads through Nov. 20

The U.S. House late Friday unveiled a short-term highway funding bill that would extend highway appropriations for just 22 days beyond the current highway funding stopgap put in place in July.

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New private system aims at CSA’s problems

New private system aims at CSA's problems

As Congress considers pulling CSA scores from public view, Vigillo touts its new "Just" program as providing carriers a "true picture of the compliance, safety and accountability of" a fleet.

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What’s the best smartphone app out there for document capture/scanning?

What's the best smartphone app out there for document capture/scanning?

What's your choice for document scanning -- we're working on a survey of what's out there, both trucking-specific and otherwise. Weigh in here.

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New Truckerline app offers drivers ability to manage career, reputation

New Truckerline app offers drivers ability to manage career, reputation

Something of a "LinkedIn for truckers" with added business functionality for owner-operators, the Truckerline app's avaialble on iOS and Android.

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Swift settles with owner-op following $2.6M court order

Swift settles with owner-op following $2.6M court order

Swift, the country’s largest truckload carrier, this week settled a 2013-brought lawsuit with one of the company’s former owner-operators, ending its bid to fight the litigation in which the fleet was recently ordered to pay $2.6 million in court.

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House highway bill advances, would remove CSA scores, change driver drug testing rules

House highway bill advances, would remove CSA scores, change driver drug testing rules

The long-term highway bill, dubbed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act, is a $325 billion bill and could be the groundwork for Congress’ longest highway funding measure since 2009’s SAFTEA-LU and the first multi-year bill since 2012.

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