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FMCSA gets two extra weeks to issue response to ELD court challenge

FMCSA must now issue its response by June 15. The plaintiffs in the case, which includes the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and truckers Mark Elrod and Richard Pingel, under the new schedule now have until June 29 to file a court response to the agency’s brief.

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Vermont lawmakers vote to increase fines for truckers on Smugglers’ Notch

The new bill ups the fine for trucks going through Smugglers’ Notch to $1,000, and if a truck gets stuck and impedes traffic, it will be a $2,000 fine.

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FleetUp ELD’s self-certification review completed

FleetUp has completed a review with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the ELD mandate, the company says.

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Fuel prices continue increase, hit highest mark since November

Fuel prices across the United States continued to rise during the week ending May 30 with a 2.5-cent increase nationwide.

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Missing driver found deceased in truck with his dog

Trucker James Peterson of Wisconsin was on a run from New Jersey bound for La Crosse, Wis., according to press reports, when he suffered an apparent heart attack at the Love's Travel Stops location in Mifflinville, Pa., and passed away last week

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Kenworth T680 up for grabs in contest for military vet truckers

Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Fastport have joined forces to find the trucking industry’s top military veteran rookie driver.

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ATBS releases summer recreation guide for truck drivers

The Truck Driver's Summer Recreation Guide, which is free to download, features more than 40 pages of restaurants, games, attractions and more.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Na’Keisha Rushing

Rushing had a steady job as a medical assistant when she realized she needed a challenge in life, so she got her CDL.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist April Roberge

Roberge drives team with her husband and their dog. She loves to cook organically and works hard to try to prepare healthy meals on the road.

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Vote now in Trucker Talent Search contest

Voting for the singing contest is open through June 15. Visit TruckerTalentSearch.com to view the videos and cast your vote.

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