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President signs spending package that includes continuation of 34-hour restart regs suspension

The U.S. House passed Friday the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that continues the suspension of certain 2013-implemented hours-of-service rules.

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Mailbag: Answering a few ELD mandate questions, and more trucking views

In this Channel 19 edition of Overdrive Radio podcast edition a few ELD-mandate-related questions answered, and a round-up of ongoing commentary coming in on the podcast line...

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Driver scores enabled within TruckerLine app

Through a new partnership with Zendrive, TruckerLine users can now “record” specific drives via Zendrive’s smartphone technology that measures driving behaviors toward producing a score.

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Love’s opens new location in Union City, Okla.

Love’s Travel Stops is continuing its recent expansion efforts with a new location in Union City, Okla., along U.S. Highway 81 and Southwest 59th Street.

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Navistar posts $184M loss for 2015 FY, fourth straight annual loss

Navistar International Corporation Thursday reported a fourth quarter 2015 net loss of $50 million, an improvement of $22 million from a fourth quarter 2014.

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Cargo theft risk increased in next two weeks, firm warns

Two three-day holiday weekends next week and the week after create greater opportunity for cargo thieves to capitalize on unattended freight and equipment, FreightWatch International warns.

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33-foot doubles left out of 2016 spending bill

A provision to allow longer trucks that was included in an earlier version of the omnibus spending package was removed from the final version that was unveiled late Tuesday.

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Van spot market update: Can you guess the worst-performing lanes of the week?

"What goes up must come down," says DAT's Ken Harper, who notes laws of gravity as a general rule might well be applied to "to truck loads and rates on the spot market," particularly as seen this past week.

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POLL: What will be your response to mandated ELDs?

7 in 10 readers noted they’d consider either early retirement or another line of work before they’d run with an electronic log in March 2014, when the recently released rule was proposed. What's your outlook today?

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Rollback of 34-hour restart regs further entrenched by Congressional budget deal

FMCSA will have to prove its 2013-implemented rules are better for driver fatigue and highway safety than previous hours rules before they can go back into effect, Congress directs.

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