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Diesel prices up 2.4 cents over last week

Diesel prices continued their rise in the week ending May 11 with the national average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel increasing 2.4 cents over the previous week.

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Love’s opens new locations in Indiana and Texas

Love’s Travel Stops is continuing its recent expansion by adding two new locations along major routes last week.

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Last week to vote for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

Vote once per day per device now through May 15.

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Trucker almost hit by plane on I-285 speaks; EB and WB I-285 reopened to traffic

A small airplane crashed on I-285 in northeast Atlanta Friday morning. Trucker Gerald Smith, nearly hit by the plane, tells his story. As of 4 p.m. CDT, all lanes had reopened.

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I-496, U.S. 23 in Mich.: Lane closures for the next week

Interstate 496 in Eaton and Ingham counties would see single lane closures in both directions starting tonight, Friday, May 8, at 8 p.m. for pavement repairs.

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1,900 trucking jobs added in April; U.S. unemployment rate at 7-year low

The for-hire trucking industry added 1,900 jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Department of Labor’s monthly employment report, released May 8, making up some ground lost in March.

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DOT auditing FMCSA over alleged failures to intervene with flagged carriers prior to fatal crashes

The DOT’s Office of Inspector General has initiated an audit of FMCSA’s processes for ensuring that reviews of motor carriers flagged for investigation are timely and adequate.

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All snakes want is to cuddle with a warm body — parked or not

Snakes continue to surprise truckers and four-wheelers with their surprise appearances.

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

EB I-44/I-49 lane closed at Prigmore Ave. in Joplin May 13-14

Concrete pours for new off- and on-ramps for the "Crossroads interchange" going in at Prigmore Avenue and I-44/49 in Joplin will see closure of an eastbound lane of the interstate May 13-14

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Self-driving truck launch: Drivers still required, Freightliner says

Photos, videos and tweets from Freightliner's world premiere of its Inspiration self-driving truck and a test drive of its SuperTruck, unveiled earlier this year.

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