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Shell’s annual SuperRigs show to be held outside of San Antonio this week

Shell Rotella’s annual SuperRigs competition will be held June 11-13 at the Retama Park in Selma, Texas, outside of San Antonio.

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Shell, TA add liquefied natural gas lanes in San Antonio, Dallas stations

Shell announced recently its liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel is now available at two addition TravelCenters of American truck stops in Texas.

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Peterbilt opening new Lincoln, Neb. dealership

A new Peterbilt heavy-truck dealership is under construction along Interstate 80 in Lincoln, Neb.

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Finalist Amy McGrath: ‘You’re the only one who’s really stopping you’

McGrath grew up knowing that trucking was going to be her profession, even as she was told she should be a hairdresser, secretary or nurse.

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The seven-state speed trap

All of the contiguous states mapped above show speeding among the top six violation priorities in the state. Explore the West Virginia-to-Nebraska lane's violation metrics here.

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THUD update: House retains provision barring FMCSA from increasing insurance minimums, still no Senate bill

With Congress returning from its roughly two-week Memorial Day recess, work likely will resume in the coming week on 2016 appropriations bills for the DOT. And those bills could earn the trucking industry a few regulatory victories.

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Trucking adds another 8,600 jobs, could hit 8-year employment high this month

The for-hire trucking industry's employment numbers in May rallied following two months of slow or no growth, adding 8,600 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis. Don't look now, but next month's data could hold the highest trucking employment total in nearly a decade.

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Navistar continues to gain financial ground, reports $64 million loss in second quarter

Navistar reported a multi-million dollar loss in the second quarter of 2015, but the truck and engine maker continues to make strides toward the being back in the black.

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

Finalist Erikalynn Graham takes pride in her safety record, equipment, appearance

C.R. England has recognized Graham for her driving and performance as a safety ambassador.

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Are driving skills about to be devalued?

Our industry has spent years on the hard sell that safe driving is truly a skilled profession. It’s sad to imagine the long-haul more akin to Homer Simpson, watching gauges at the power plant.

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