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KeepTruckin adds automatic IFTA fuel tax reporting to ELD software

KeepTruckin's ELD users who subscribe to the ELD Plus subscription plan can now automatically calculate the distance traveled in each U.S. and Canadian state or province, the company says.

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Dodging the ambulance chasers

Since the advent of CSA, high-dollar jury awards for truck accident victims have been growing. This means higher risk and insurance costs, especially for independents.

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Speed limiter rule dates delayed again by DOT, CDL clearinghouse rule on track

The Department of Transportation is once again delaying publication of the potential rulemaking that would require speed limiters on trucks.

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Trucker Path adds 1,000 locations to parking app

The latest update brings the app's total to more than 27,000 locations along the National Highway System.

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Trucking attorney thinks ELD mandate will survive OOIDA’s legal challenge

An attorney this week predicted the current electronic logging device mandate will withstand the legal challenge by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association.

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Detention data collection phase, regulatory process under way

As required by the FAST Act, DOT will report "on the impact of loading and unloading delays" on the economy, transport efficiency, safety and driver pay/income. Efforts could hold import for hours, detention pay in future.

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Love’s opens new locations in Arizona, Virginia

Love's Travel Stops has opened new locations in Tolleson, Ariz., and Meadowview, Va.

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Kenworth relocates Montgomery, Ala. service facility

Truckworx Kenworth has relocated its Montgomery, Ala., facility to a new $6 million, 39,000 square-foot building with 21 service bays

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DOT looking to ban trucks from Kentucky highway due to frequency of truck crashes

FHWA says the predominant crash type seen on KY 151 involves trucks veering off the road where the road and shoulders are too narrow for trucks.

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Trucking rap sheet: Another CDL test scheme, driver forges med cert

Another CDL test distributor has been caught being bribed for answers; a trucker has been caught with a medical certification form he forged himself; and a Louisiana fleet owner has been sentenced for falsifying his application for authority.

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