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Trump bests Clinton, aided by trucking support

Support among truckers helped propel businessman and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump to victory. Trucking-based financial contributions also heavily favored Trump.

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‘Please Trump don’t let us down’: Truckers sound hopeful but wary in reaction to election victory

Views on Trump's win were cautiously optimistic when came to potential easing of regulatory burden and the economy, more wary on road privatization and tolls. Conciliatory notes stressed the country's direction "isn't just up to Trump. We all have a hand in it."

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FreightWatch: Cargo theft instances climb from same period in 2015

During the third quarter, FreightWatch saw 77 cargo thefts in July, 66 in August and 50 in September.

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Peterbilt ‘Red Oval’ used certification to include PacLease trucks

In addition to long warranty coverage, buyers of qualified pre-leased PacLease trucks receive the full lineup of Red Oval benefits, including comprehensive vehicle inspections, preferred financing and parts discounts.

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Diesel dips a penny, steady near $2.50

Diesel pricing remains around $2.50 a gallon nationally despite a long-term trend of growth in recent months.

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Rates stagnant in October, reefer rates dip to lowest since 2013

Reefer rates fell to $1.97 a mile in October, the first time the segment has fallen below $2 a mile since February 2013. Van and flatbed rates were flat from September, but down year over year.

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Another study shows speed limiter usage prevalent among fleets as fuel saving devices

Speed limiting devices like those proposed for an industry-wide mandate by the U.S. DOT are one of the most used fuel-savings devices used by carriers, according to a study released last month by the American Transportation Research Institute.

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Health-insurance exchanges open through Jan. for ‘Obamacare, round 4’

Affordable Care Act open enrollment is to purchase and change plans is open through January 31, 2017. The biggest issue this year include premium price increases and the need for many current policyholders to shop their plans due to the mass exodus of insurers from the exchanges.

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Goodyear Highway Hero nomination period continues through November 29

Nominations for Goodyear's Highway Hero Award are due later this month on Nov. 29.

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Peterbilt adding Bendix collision mitigation system to medium-duty models

Bendix Wingman Advanced gives drivers alerts to take evasive action and will actively engage braking if the system detects an imminent collision.

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