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Video: Overdrive takes Freightliner’s autonomous truck for a spin in the desert

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts this week received in Nevada an autonomous endorsement for his CDL. He then took Freightliner's Inspiration autonomous truck for a test drive in the desert outside of Las Vegas. Here's the video.

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Arizona DOT warns of online DMV fraud

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division has issued a warning to Arizona-licensed operators over fraudulent websites offering services such as Arizona driver licenses, IDs and vehicle titles and registration.

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Dates, location announced for 2016 Shell Rotella SuperRigs

The 34th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held June 9-11, 2016, at the Joplin Convention and Trade Center in Joplin, Mo.

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Watch out for ‘robust regulatory agenda’ in Pres. Obama’s last 16 months

Though many of the regulations have been in the works before President Obama took office in January 2009, pressure is on to get new rules published before he leaves office, she said.

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Reefer demand surge in the Pacific Northwest, other local markets

Views on load/truck-posting activity on DAT Load Boards around the nation in the refrigerated spot market. And: hauling potatoes to L.A. out of Idaho? Reposition to Phoenix before the return to maximize revenue.

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Hungarian racer comes out on top in contested ChampTruck finish

In the seventh race of the Meritor ChampTruck World Series’ inaugural season, Hungarian racer Krisztian Szabo won his second race of the season at this weekend’s race at Motorsports Park Hastings in Nebraska.

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USA Truck military vet drivers honored with specially designed Internationals

USA Truck presented personalized, military-themed tractors to four of its military veteran drivers Friday, Sept. 11, during a celebration at the company’s headquarters in Van Buren, Ark.

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Truckers in Ontario striking for higher pay, lower wait times (with video)

The Container Trucking Association of Ontario says companies have not responded to its latest proposal as its members strike for an eighth day.

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New York doctor charged after not performing CDL physicals

A New York doctor has been criminally charged for issuing medical certifications to drivers without actually performing medical evaluations.

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‘Right to repair’ battle won by truck owners, independent shops

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed on access to heavy-duty service information for model year 2010 and later trucks and buses over 10,000 pounds sold in the United States and Canada.

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