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Severe weather prompts another hours of service suspension in GA

The order loosens hours-of-service regulations for drivers in 16 counties in the state hauling fuel or loads helping the relief effort.

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Mack drops Titan, 16L engine

Mack Trucks confirmed this week that its Titan tractor and its MP10 16-liter engine have been discontinued, effective immediately. The news follows confirmation by Volvo this week that it has halted production of hits heavy haul-focused VNX tractor and has discontinued its 16-liter D16 engine.

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Seasonal pattern taking hold in spot market dry van, reefer

Good news, bad news: Normal seasonal slowdowns means "we're coming down from higher volumes of freight and rates. Compared to December 2016, the strongest month of the year, we're sliding, but compared to last year at this time, we're up."

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POLL: Should the United States in fact follow through on Trump’s ‘build the wall’ campaign message?

Though a reported 700 miles of barrier exists on the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexican border today, with Donald Trump hammering away at his campaign pledge to build a barrier and get Mexico to pay for it, what's your view of the idea?

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Three new Love’s stores open

Love's Travel Stops announced Thursday it has opened three new stores in Cunningham, Kan., Springfield, Ohio, and Hereford, Texas.

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Used truck prices tumbled in 2016

Sleeper tractors lost about 30 percent of their wholesale value from January to December, compared to 23 percent through retail channels, according to J.D. Power and Associates.

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Trump’s regulatory freeze could delay FMCSA driver training rule published in December

A January 20 order issued by President Trump to federal agencies directing them to halt publication of new and pending regulations could affect a freshly published rule setting training standards for new truck drivers.

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Top 10 truck freight bottlenecks: ATRI lists U.S.’ most congested highway interchanges

In total, Texas had the most interchanges in ATRI’s full Top 100 list with 14, followed by Washington state with 9 and Connecticut, California and Georgia with 7 each.

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Trucker named Highway Angel for helping heart attack victim

While talking with the 911 operator, Brian O'Leary unbuckled the man and pulled him from the truck onto the ground, then performed CPR for more than four minutes.

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Truckers Against Trafficking efforts continue in expansion mode

TAT's anti-trafficking outreach effort to truckers inks a partnership with a hotline across the Southern border in Mexico, likewise bears fruit in partnerships with law enforcement agencies in the Midwest.

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