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Bill opposes hiking new-truck tax

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) introduced the legislation, putting the Senate on record opposing an increase of the FET, which at 12 percent is already the highest tax by percentage levied by Congress on any product.

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Alt fuel engines expected to gain market share over next 5 years

While diesel engines currently make up 98.5 percent of the Class 8 market share in North America, a new report says that dominance will lessen within the next 5 years.

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Better rates: Employee drivers need fair-labor protection, reader argues

A prescription for improved rates long-term -- a reader argues for federal wage protection for company drivers.

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Love’s opens 70th Oklahoma store in Enid

The new location has 63 truck parking spaces and includes five showers, RFID cardless fueling, CAT scales and other services for drivers.

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Stay on top of your driving data

Audio and more from attorney Rob Moseley: Failure to manage data routinely could lead to situations not at all uncommon that put the trucker at a distinct disadvantage when accused of fault after a crash.

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NY, NJ ports again look to ban pre-emissions trucks

The legislation would require motor carriers serving the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to meet emissions standards equal to what the California Air Resources Board has established for 2007 heavy-duty diesel vehicles.

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More than 5,000 Cummins ISX12, ISX15 engines recalled

Cummins has recalled 5,430 ISX15 and ISX12 engines due to a faulty engine control module that can short out and blow a fuse, causing the engine to stall.

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Nomination period for Trucking’s Top Rookie contest closes Friday

The winner of the Trucking's Top Rookie contest will win $10,000 and a package of prizes.

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New Advantage When Spec’ing a Cummins SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain

Iowa 80 adds Lindsay Lawler to Jamboree lineup

Lawler's addition to the performance lineup brings the total to five acts. Dani Lynn Howe will open for Clare Dunn on Thursday, July 14, and local band North of 40 will open for Sammy Kershaw on Friday, July 15.

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Pride & Polish, Trucker Talent Search, health initiatives on display for August’s Great American Trucking Show

Attendees at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas Aug. 25-27 will find new attractions, as well as Overdrive’s Pride & Polish show truck championship, Partners in Business seminars and Trucker Talent Search sing-off finals. Admission is free for owner-operators and truckers who register online prior to the event.

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