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Love’s opens new Calif. stop

Love’s Travel Stop has announced the opening of a brand new location in Lodi, California.

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House bill would up fuel taxes to pay for highways, tie rate to inflation

The U.S. House this week introduced a bill that would tie the current flat rate fuel tax to inflation as a long-term highway funding measure and appropriate an immediate $12 billion to the Highway Trust Fund to ensure short-term solvency.

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Preferred pricing from Canal Insurance with dual-camera-system use

Lytx announced it has signed an agreement with Canal Insurance Company to offer the Lytx DriveCam Program to insureds in exchange for preferred insurance rates.

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E-log mandate rule still slated for Sept. publication, speed limiter mandate delayed

Two major federal regulatory changes looming for the trucking industry have been delayed again, according to the latest rulemakings report from the Department of Transportation. A final rule to mandate electronic logging devices, however, is still forecasted to be published in September, the report says. Here are the latest dates projected by the DOT and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for significant rulemakings expected this year: Electronic logging device mandate: The forecasted date for a Final ...

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Driver-facing camera might mark ‘the end’ of one driver’s career

"I would be interested to hear what a supervisor would think of having a camera in his car and in his office, given how they preach the benefits of having a camera." –Charlie LaPorta, Southington, Conn.

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Some truckers being notified of bankruptcy of company that does driver background checks

Some truck drivers may be receiving notifications from the U.S. District Court in Delaware about Altegrity Inc.’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Josh Abbott Band to play at Iowa 80’s Walcott Jamboree in July

The Josh Abbott Band will perform at the 36th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree this summer.

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Roadcheck 2015 inspection spree set for early June, CVSA releases checklists for drivers, carriers

Roadcheck, the annual inspection blitz done by a joint effort of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and others, has been scheduled for June 2-4.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Louisiana becomes next Drivewyze state

Louisiana becomes the next state to add the Drivewyze PreClear mobile-based weigh station and inspection site bypass service.

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DOD requests renewal of hours of service exemption

The U.S. Department of Defense Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command has requested an exemption renewal from the hours of service regulation.

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