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Rule to require electronic logging devices expected to proceed this month

A federal rule to mandate the use of electronic logging devices by truck operators is scheduled to make its next move toward implementation this month, according to a recent report issued by the DOT.

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Video: The 2015 Walcott Truckers Jamboree in 60 seconds

In case you couldn’t make it to the 36th Annual Walcott truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop here’s what you missed. And, for your convenience, it's all in just 60-second package.

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Peterbilt SmartLINQ diagnostics system enters production

The system comes standard with all Peterbilt trucks equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine.

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Household goods movers denied requested exemption from 14-hour cap

The groups sought exemption of the 14-hour limit placed on drivers’ on-duty time, saying drivers who are delayed making deliveries at residences could need to drive beyond the 14th hour to move the truck to a secure location for overnight parking.

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John Anderson to play free concert at Great American Trucking Show next month

Award winning country star John Anderson will play a free concert for GATS attendees Friday, Aug. 21.

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EPA sues Navistar, claims company failed to comply with federal emissions standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed suit against Navistar International Corp. Wednesday, July 15, claiming the truck maker violated the Clean Air Act with engines built and installed in International trucks in 2009 and 2010.

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Van freight, rates: Where’s it hot and where it’s not

Spot market trend of the week: Van owner-operator demand, rates and volume spotlighted nationally and in some local markets. Where it hottest: Parts of California and Texas, DAT says.

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Pride & Polish championship, Overdrive’s Most Beautiful, trucking business ed highlight August’s Great American Trucking Show

The Aug. 27-29 event will host the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship, host seminars on managing a one-truck operation profitably and feature hundreds of exhibits from the industry's top suppliers.

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Big CSA reform highlights Senate highway bill that moves closer to passage

A Senate committee stamped approval on a package that would remove CSA’s carrier percentile rankings from public view, allow some under-21 CDL holders to operate interstate and allow carriers to use hair tests for driver drug screening.

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Judge dismisses most of OOIDA lawsuit against CARB, transfers owner-op’s claim

The federal judge overseeing the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s lawsuit challenging California emissions standards has again dismissed most of the owner-driver advocacy group’s litigation.

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