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Overdrive giving away trucker tribute rifle

Overdrive is giving away later this year a special trucking-themed rifle, the .22-caliber American Trucker Tribute Golden Boy Rifle from Henry Repeating Arms.

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Big CSA reform highlights Senate highway bill that moves closer to passage

A Senate committee stamped approval on a package that would remove CSA’s carrier percentile rankings from public view, allow some under-21 CDL holders to operate interstate and allow carriers to use hair tests for driver drug screening.

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Judge dismisses most of OOIDA lawsuit against CARB, transfers owner-op’s claim

The federal judge overseeing the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s lawsuit challenging California emissions standards has again dismissed most of the owner-driver advocacy group’s litigation.

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House votes to extend highway funding through end of year

The House passed Wednesday another short-term highway funding bill, as the current short-term patch is set to expire July 31.

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POLL: The Iran nuclear deal — good, bad, indifferent?

Is the nuclear deal with Iran -- an attempt to constrain the country's nuclear ambitions in exchange for lifting of some sanctions -- the right move?

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Rates mostly flat in June as van retains negotiating leverage and flatbed inches up

Paid rates on the spot market were stable in June compared to the month prior, according to monthly rate data from Truckstop.com, with dry van and flatbed rates creeping up and reefer rates inching down.

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Senate takes up trucking regulatory package, would remove CSA scores, allow under-21 interstate drivers

Changes to driver drug testing rules, allowance of under-21 interstate drivers and removal of CSA scores from public view are all included, among other provisions.

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Diesel price drops for seventh straight week

The Department of Energy reported the country's average at-pump diesel price dropped 1.8 cents during the week ending July 13.

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

California bill encourages carriers to report misclassification of drivers

California lawmakers are considering a misclassification amnesty program for drayage companies that would relieve port drayage companies from liability for penalties associated with misclassification of drivers as independent contractors if the company enters into a settlement agreement with the state before 2017.

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Two cargo theft rings busted in recent weeks

Law enforcement officials across the U.S. have been busy cracking down on cargo theft rings of late, and two theft rings have been busted this month – one in the Midwest and one in Florida.

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