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Truck driver stabbed to death in truck at Washington state truck stop; no leads in case

A truck driver was stabbed to death in his truck last week at the Mustardseed Truck Stop off Highway 167 in Sumner, Wash. Police have no leads in the case.

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New Mexico leads nation in service vehicle severe incident crashes

In contrast to New Mexico, which has 101 percent more severe driving incidents than the national average, North Dakota has the fewest with 53 percent fewer than the national average. New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas and Louisiana round out the top five states with the most service vehicle severe driving incidents.

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Kenly 95 Petro renovations underway for bathrooms, showroom

The showroom expansion will include the addition of a full size tractor on a turntable in the front corner, as well as the addition of a full size tractor trailer.

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FourKites’ new load-tracking service for any cellphone

Real-time location information is fed into the FourKites platform to predict ETAs and provide delay alerts and arrival and departure times at stops using circular and polygon geo-fences.

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Kenworth offering Bendix Wingman Fusion system on Kenworth T680, T880

Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates and advances a suite of Bendix safety technologies – radar, camera, the vehicle’s brake system, and SafetyDirect by Bendix CVS – into a comprehensive driver assistance system.

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Kudos to one driver for two lives saved

The case of trucker Gary Hurd of Paul Transportation, whose company only became aware of his heroic actions on the road at the scene of two accidents well after the fact. Here's to all among you who go unrecognized for similar actions day-in, day-out.

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Love’s opens three locations in Indiana, Colorado and Oklahoma

Love’s Travel Stops has announced the opening of three new locations: One each in Plymouth, Ind., Burlington, Colo., and Nowata, Okla.

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Amid ‘fatigued driver’ out-of-service discussions, panel releases report on research into fatigue measurement

The 392.3 "ill/fatigued operator" regulation has come under fire from truckers and inspectors in recent years due to lack of objective standards for its enforcement. A new report from the National Academies in some ways underscores the criticism while charting a course for FMCSA on fatigue research.

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34-hour restart fix left out of FAA extension bill

Hopes that Congress would undo a provision passed in December that could kill the 34-hour restart entirely came up empty when the House's Transportation Committee unveiled the aviation-focused legislation Thursday.

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Flooding causing highway problems throughout South

A rain system stalled over Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas is wreaking havoc and causing flooding on many major highways and interstates.

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