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At least 30 hours behind the wheel: Pre-CDL driver-training rulemaking committee issues ‘consensus’ recommendation

Two dissenting votes on the committee -- from NASTC and ATA -- open the door for FMCSA to not pursue an training rulemaking, but signs suggest that they will.

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FedEx’s $228M driver classification settlement only for Calif. drivers, others still pending

The $228 million settlement reached in the case covers just those under the Alexander vs. FedEx class, and not drivers involved in similar cases in other states.

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Trucking rap sheet: Another indicted in CDL test scam, investor pleads guilty in brokerage scheme

A South Carolina man has been indicted for giving CDL tests without being authorized to do so, and an investment company owner has pleaded guilty in a brokerage scheme.

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Cummins kicks off cross-country tour showcasing current, next-gen engines

Cummins began its cross-country tour this weekend. Here's when and where to find stops upcoming in the next two months.

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Walmart, seeking next move in driver pay case, says 90% of drivers make $80k or more

Walmart is considering its next steps in a class action suit where a federal judge concluded truckers must be paid at least minimum wage for all time worked.

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When will the next economic downturn hit?

"Owner-operators better tighten their belts now. If I'm seeing the cards right, their is rough water ahead." --Owner-operator Richard Fassett

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C.R. England unveils new military tribute tractors for Honored Veterans fleet

C.R. England announced it is honoring its military veteran drivers and employees with the addition of six new military-themed trucks and two trailers to the company’s “Honored Veterans” fleet.

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POLL: What’s your credit score?

Have you checked your credit score recently? If so or if not, you're probably well aware it's a prime component in any truck purchase or lease. Share yours to compare to your peers' in this poll.

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

Diesel price down for third straight week, hovering a dime below $3

The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped 1.4 cents this week, marking the third consecutive week of a price drop.

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‘85 Pete 359 wins Shell Rotella SuperRigs contest

A 1985 Peterbilt 359 shown by Kiegan Nelson of Richfield, Wis., won Best of Show this weekend at the 33rd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs working show truck competition.

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