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Danny Herman Trucking wins award

Deirdra Drinkard | October 30, 2009

Danny Herman Trucking received the 2009 Tennessee Trucking Association Clean Diesel Leadership Award. The honor was awarded to the fleet, based in Mountain City, Tenn., for its contribution to air quality through fuel savings strategies. Danny Herman ...

Share the Road delivers for troops

| October 30, 2009

  The national highway safety program Share the Road, in partnership with Operation Interdependence, is once again on the road to deliver leftover nonperishable items to make care packages for American armed forces serving overseas.The donated items were transported ...

Kenworth opens Lansing dealership

Deirdra Drinkard | October 30, 2009

Central Michigan Kenworth opened recently in Lansing near the intersection of South Cedar Street and East Jolly Road, about one-half mile north of U.S. Interstate 96.The new Kenworth dealership offers full-service and is a wholly-owned ...

Truck driver week started Nov. 1

| October 30, 2009

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2009 began Sunday, Nov. 1, and will run through Nov. 7 in celebration of the nation’s nearly 3.5 million professional truck drivers. The annual event was shifted from its summer date of ...

Bay Bridge remains closed

| October 29, 2009

California’s San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge remains closed to repair the crossbar and two rods that came loose and fell to the pavement yesterday, Oct. 27. Crews completed welding on a section of the bridge but the ...

I-40 section reduced to one lane

| October 29, 2009

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will reduce Interstate 40 East and West in Fayette County to one lane this weekend as work to repair five bridges continues. Starting at 8 p.m. CT, Friday, Oct. 30, ...

Rockslide closes I-40 in N.C.

| October 27, 2009

Interstate 40 is closed in North Carolina near the Tennessee state line due to a rockslide that could take several months to clear away.

Slice of Life blog extended

| August 21, 2009

The Slice of Life blog, in which three truckers describe their experiences driving the Cascadia, has been extended, Freightliner Trucks announced. The fleet says the program will stay because of its popularity and the drivers’ ...

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