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Trump scheduled to meet with truckers this week to discuss healthcare

President Trump is expected to meet with trucking industry stakeholders, including drivers and carriers, on Thursday to discuss healthcare, says Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer. He made the announcement Monday during the White House's daily press briefing.

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New heavy-haul load marketplace

The FR8star marketplace employs a patent-pending rate calculator for pricing oversize/overweight loads, including up-to-date state permit fees and escort costs.

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‘Driverless’ vehicles: Their inevitability and increased fatigue risks

In the scrum over autonomous vehicles, news from the 10th annual international "Managing Fatigue" conference in San Diego sees the fatigue science and regulatory community bracing for tech advancements. Some research shows counterintuitive safety results, however.

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2017 MATS announcements start Wednesday: How to follow the show on Overdrive

Overdrive will be covering the show live online and on social media starting Wednesday. Here’s how to keep up with show coverage throughout the week.

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Arrow Truck Sales offering certain owner-operators used truck purchasing incentives

For drivers leased to Landstar, USA Truck, Allied Van Lines and more, Arrow offers a free six month, 50,000-mile warranty, a $1,000 allowance and more under the new program.

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Owner-operators’ 2016: Miles up, income down

2016 income data for owner-operators reveals dips in revenue and take-home pay, despite driving more miles. Here's what each segment averaged in 2016.

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Driver training rule effective date delayed another 60 days due to Trump regs freeze

The effective date of a rule establishing nationwide minimum training standards for entry-level truck drivers has been further delayed due to ongoing regulatory review by President Trump and his staff.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Darlene Williams

Darlene Williams of Modesto, California, is one of this year's 10 Overdrive's Most Beautiful finalists. She's been driving for 20 years and is currently a company driver with California Freight. Becoming a truck driver was just a “fluke” for Darlene Williams. “When I was a teenager, someone gave me a base station CB. I enjoyed talking to all kinds of drivers.” She got to know some local owner-operators, one of whom taught her to drive his fuel ...

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DSi Mobile makes ELD push

The Dispatching Solutions company announced that it has self-certified and registered its DSi eLogs system on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's registry for electronic logging devices.

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RoadPro offering points, gifts and more at Mid-America show

RoadPro unveils Rewards, what it’s calling “a new lifestyle loyalty community that will give drivers a chance to get engaged and be rewarded” at the Mid-America Trucking Show March 23-25 in Louisville.

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