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Rates interactive: Explore online tool charting negotiation strength cycles

With Overdrive's new interactive rate tool, gain insights into the day of the week when spot-market rate negotiations on average most favor your trailer type.

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Post-earthquake inspections completed in Nevada

NDOT completed 160 hours of bridge inspections following the May 22 earthquake. All structures deemed safe, though one related repair at high-traffic junction remains to be scheduled.

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Fuel prices drop slightly after six-week climb

The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped for the first time since mid-April during the week ending June 1.

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Highway Trust Fund patch signed by President

President Barack Obama signed into law May 29 the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, extending funding for the Highway Trust Fund for 60 days through the end of July.

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Highways roundup: I-94 closing at Woodward Ave. in Detroit this weekend, more

The closure will begin Friday evening and run through Monday morning as Woodward Ave. bridge is demolished. More from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and other states ...

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Decreasing inspections, enforcement variability as movement against CSA gains steam

With Roadcheck ramping up Tuesday, June 2, Overdrive's annual update to the winding CSA's Data Trail shows a downward national inspection intensity trend, though some key states move in the opposite direction.

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Cameras in place of rearview mirrors: Daimler asks DOT to allow it

Citing it as a way to improve aerodynamics and gain more flexibility in creating new technologies, Daimler Trucks North America, parent company of Freightliner and Western Star, has petitioned the U.S. DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking it to allow camera-monitor systems as a compliance alternative to rearview mirrors.

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Peterbilt introduces ‘stepping stone to autonomous driving’

Peterbilt showcased its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) during a Technology Showcase Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.

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

New York man sentenced to two years for CDL exam scheme

A New York man was sentenced earlier this month to 28 months in prison and three years supervised release in connection with a fraudulent CDL test-taking scheme.

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FMCSA looks to press states again on CDL program compliance

FMCSA announced this week it again wants to perform a formal information collection process to ensure states are complying with federal requirements dictating Commercial Driver's License issuance programs. The State Commercial Driver’s License Program Plan is part of 2012's MAP-21 highway funding act, which requires states to submit a plan to the U.S. DOT describing the actions they will take to address any problems in their CDL programs, as identified by the DOT in its most recent ...

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