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Fleet Focus: Gordon Trucking, Bay & Bay, Con-way Freight

It’s one thing to be recognized by your family and next-door neighbors for doing good things, but when you’re honored by folks on the other side of the country, well, you’re on your way to becoming a national treasure. Last spring, both the Indiana Motor Trucking Association and the Illinois Trucking Association hosted summits to recognize fleets for excellence in safety management, and would you believe both groups gave their top award to a carrier ...

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Broker group gets CSA-related carrier hiring standards bill introduced in Senate

Introduced last week in the Senate is a bill aimed at mitigating CSA’s role in brokers’ and shippers’ carrier hiring decisions. The bill was introduced in the House earlier this year.

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Diesel prices up for sixth consecutive week

The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel nationwide made a slight jump in the week ending May 25, increasing one cent over the previous week.

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Trucking rap sheet: Owner-op gets life in prison following shutdown order, fraudulent CDL test schemers to pay $175k

An owner-operator has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in murdering a witness who was set to testify against him for violating an FMCSA shut down order. Also, sentences were made in the case of a CDL test taking scheme.

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‘Don’t run into stuff': FMCSA chief’s should-be No. 1 message

Who's leading the dance between the driver and technology in advocates' safety focus in today's world? One owner-operator emphasizes a simple safety message for the next administrator.

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National average rates: 2014 heat maps show best, worst states’ quarterly change

Explore 2014 average paid rates data in your niche -- van, flat or reefer -- via these interactive heat maps plotting state-by-state, quarter-by-quarter outbound rate changes.

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I-75 work continues in wake of Sunday Detroit tanker fire

The I-75 NB connector between the Fisher and Chrysler freeways expected to remain closed through Friday, May 29. And: Historic flooding in Okla., Texas continues to hamper travel. More updates here.

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Highway funding safe for 60 more days as Congress clears latest stopgap measure

The Senate this weekend cleared the two-month highway funding patch passed last week by the U.S. House, securing solvency for the U.S. Highway Trust Fund until July 31. This is the 33rd such short-term measure in the last decade.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Volvo, Mack unveil Ride for Freedom military-tribute trucks

Volvo and Mack each unveiled trucks honoring U.S. military members for Memorial Day weekend events.

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Rodriguez, Poulsen score another Pride & Polish Best of Show victory each at Dynaflex show

The four Best of Show winners from 2015's second Pride & Polish stop.

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