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Goodyear rolls out mid-tier steer, drive, trailer tires

The first products in Goodyear's new, mid-tier Marathon line, the Marathon LHS, Marathon LHD and Marathon LHT offer long tire life, plus SmartWay-verified fuel efficiency and a high degree of traction, the company says.

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Trucking added 700 jobs in April

The for-hire trucking industry added 700 jobs in the month of April, according to preliminary figures reported by the Department of Labor.

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Fireworks haulers request amendment to Independence Day HOS exemption

The American Pyrotechnics Association requested that four carriers be removed from the exemption and four carriers be added to the exemption, which was granted by FMCSA last year, keeping the total at 51 carriers.

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POLL: Ever been tested/treated for sleep apnea?

With two years gone now since drivers were required to utilize a medical examiner of the national registry for med certification, this poll looks at the extent to which apnea testing has grown more common -- or not. Have you ever been tested or treated?

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Bendix hits sales milestone with Electronic Stability Control systems

Bendix has announced it has delivered more than 450,000 Electronic Stability Program systems since the system's introduction in 2005.

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Victim, shooter identified in Knight Transportation shooting

Two people have been killed and another injured in a workplace shooting at a Knight Transportation terminal in Katy, Texas, according to a report from Houston NBC affiliate KPRC2.

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Reefer, van spot markets in the last week — rates steady, volumes on the rise

National average rates held steady for vans last week, as gains in the Southeast and some California markets were offset by declining rates in the Midwest and Northeast. For reefers, markets in Calif., Ga., Fla., Ark. and Texas gained a lot in load volume.

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House members tell FMCSA to halt carrier rating rule until CSA’s fixed

A group of 36 members in the U.S. House have sent a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Administration’s top dog, Acting Administrator Scott Darling, urging him and his agency to halt work on its new Safety Fitness Determination carrier rating system pending the FAST Act-required reforms to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

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Torque It Up – 1850 lb-ft Now Available In ISX15 400-475 HP Ratings

OOIDA expects ruling on ELD mandate by year’s end

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says it expects the courts to rule by year’s end on whether or not to uphold a DOT rule to require truckers to use electronic logging devices to track hours of service.

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Former ‘American trucker’ host Robb Mariani hit with a ‘sick’ meme, hits back

Robb Mariani is challenging Facebook to institute better piracy/defamation controls in the wake of his image being used in a meme equating being a "real trucker" with hitting hitchhikers with urine bottles thrown out the window at highway speeds.

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