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CARB proposes delaying, changing some emissions requirements for owner-operators

California's Air Resources Board this week officially unveiled some proposed changes to its Truck & Bus Rule emissions regulations, potentially allowing owner-operators and small fleets some additional routes to compliance.

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Operator tops hill, slams jackknifed flatbedder — Could he have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe topped a hill in the middle of a snow storm then crashed into a jackknifed rig in the middle of the road. Could he have prevented the accident?

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For-hire trucking employment unchanged in February as U.S. adds 175k

The for-hire trucking industry did not add or lose any payroll jobs in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, per the DOL, who also downwardly revised January's job gains to 2,600.

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Sorting through highway funding plans: Several irons in the fire

With Highway Trust Fund bankruptcy and the expiration of the MAP-21 act looming, here's a look at some of the key proposals so far to stabilize highway money and fund the next bill.

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House approves bill to exempt some fuel haulers from hours regs until May 31

U.S. House members have approved a measure that would extend hours-of-service exemptions for propane and home heating fuel haulers to May 31.

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FreightWatch: Cargo theft numbers in 2013 hit all-time high again, threat of theft grows

The number of cargo thefts recorded in 2013 tied 2012's all-time high of 951, according to an annual report, which also said that better organization and innovation by thieves continues to push the threat of cargo theft higher.

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Navistar sees net loss of $248M in 2014 first quarter

Truck and engine maker Navistar International recorded a net loss of $248 million in the first quarter of the 2014 fiscal year, per an announcement from the company March 5.

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Toll talk re-emerging in advance of highway bill

Today, it feels like we're on more solid footing with not only a wider swathe of industry opinion but also among the general public, where tolls sentiment has generally trended dead-set against pricing existing interstates.

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Rates rebound in February, see big year over year spikes

Per-mile rates on the spot market saw healthy spikes in all three segments — flatbed, reefer and dry van — in February, pushing rates to big year over year gains and setting a record for dry van loads, according to Internet Truckstop.

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ATBS tax-savings webinar 3/6

The webinar is focused on strategies to minimize your tax liability and will be held 4-5 p.m. EST. You can reserve your space via links you'll find here.

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