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First of Rhode Island’s trucks-only tolls coming later this year

A contractor for the state will begin building and installing the toll gantries on the northbound and southbound sides of I-95 near Hopkinton and Richmond, as well as near Exeter.

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Flatbeds, van rates start May relatively strong on spot market

A bit of a volume slide in the last week on the spot market for flats and vans, but rates are up and demand remains good. Perhaps more truckers in high-demand areas are taking to heart what recent tactical patience discussions: The best things come to those who wait.

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Cody Jackson presents ‘Twin Stickin!’

Cody Jackson shares a little up-close-and-personal video of his prowess with the "Jake brake heaven" that is his 379, with 10-inch stacks and a custom two-stick 18-speed transmission.

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New program helps owner-operators meet new food hauling standards

Iron Apple created the FSMA Express program, which provides owner-operators with FSMA compliance forms and documents, as well as a 30-minute FSMA training program that includes a certificate of completion.

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Dozens of guns allegedly stolen in Mississippi cargo theft

Olive Branch, Miss., police say approximately 67 guns and an unknown amount of ammunition were stolen from a tractor-trailer at Academy Sports.

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7 U.S. reps back carriers’ request to hasten drug testing change

7 U.S. reps back carriers' request to hasten drug testing change

The April 25 letter from seven members of Congress asks FMCSA to allow 13 large carriers to skip urine tests in favor of hair sample tests “as soon as HHS issues its guidelines and before FMCSA subsequently completes its rule-making process” regarding hair sample testing.

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Guv: I-85 in Atlanta to reopen by Monday, just six weeks after bridge collapse

Just six weeks after a March 30 bridge collapse on I-85 in Atlanta snarled traffic around the city, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday the interstate will reopen by the morning rush hour on Monday, May 15, and possibly sooner.

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POLL: Did Trump make right decision in firing FBI Director James Comey — or not?

Amid an ongoing FBI investigation, among others, into ties beyond Trump campaign associates and Russian interests during last year's election, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, citing his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation last year. What's your view: right decision or not?

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Cummins endorses Power Service fuel additives

Cummins endorses Power Service fuel additives

Cummins has endorsed two Power Service products for use in its diesel engines – Diesel Kleen +Cetane Boost and Diesel Fuel Supplement +Cetane Boost – the first fuel additive products that Cummins has ever officially recommended. “In recent years, diesel fuel quality has become increasingly important as engines evolve and the diesel fuel manufacturing processes change," said Roger England, director of technical quality and materials engineering for Cummins. "The Power Service Diesel Kleen and Diesel Fuel ...

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PrePass bypass service expanding into North Dakota

PrePass says weigh stations at Mooreton along I-29 and Williston along U.S. Highway 2 will be the first sites that truck will be getting bypass signals.

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