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House to consider delaying ELD mandate this week

The U.S. House is slated to consider this week, perhaps as soon as Wednesday, an amendment to halt enforcement of the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate at least through September 2018.

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Fuel prices skyrocket nationwide in wake of Harvey, southern states see biggest jump

The Lower Atlantic region saw prices jump 19.7 cents during the time period, which was the most significant increase in the U.S. Dallas was the hardest hit metro area with diesel prices soaring to $2.642 per gallon, a 30.7-cent increase over the previous week, according to ProMiles.

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POLL: What should ultimately happen with DACA?

With former President Obama's executive order establishing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought here as children were shielded from deportation. Trump is phasing out the program -- what should happen next, whether Congressional action, an administrative reversal or nothing at all?

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Truckers can participate in meeting Friday on future of CSA

Friday’s meeting will allow the public to offer input to be considered by FMCSA in the development and implementation of an action plan to address CSA's deficiencies outlined in National Academies of Sciences report. Registration is required for online or in-person attendance.

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Storms update: Florida suspends trucking regs ahead of Irma, Houston ports and major fuel pipeline reopen

Though the effects of Hurricane Harvey’s recent onslaught of Southeast Texas remain well in focus, another major hurricane is barreling down on the U.S., prompting Florida to extend trucking regulations ahead of Irma's likely weekend landfall.

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States object to OOIDA’s assertions that they can’t enforce ELD mandate

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Questions are being raised by state officials about the validity of a recent legal petition filed by OOIDA. Several states responded to note that, as far as they were concerned, their regulatory code was fully up to date, including the ELD mandate.

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ELD delay, trucker break laws on Congressional docket in coming weeks

A few prominent trucking policy reforms could be on tap in Congress in the coming weeks and months as lawmakers return to Washington from their annual August recess. Most prominently, lawmakers could take up a bill — or a rider to a must-pass spending bill — to delay the compliance date of the looming electronic logging device mandate.

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Love’s donating $1 million for Harvey relief

The company is giving $500,000 to the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund, and the other $500,000 is being earmarked to help Love’s employees affected by the storm through the Love’s Employee Emergency Fund.

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Idaho officials: Weigh-in-motion systems saved $3.5 million in 2016

The Idaho Transportation Department says each WIM truck bypass saves about $8.68 in time and fuel.

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Trucker involved in San Antonio human smuggling operation indicted, pleads not guilty

James Matthew Bradley Jr. faces a five-count indictment with charges of conspiracy and transportation of illegal immigrants resulting in death and serious bodily injury and more. If convicted, he could face the death penalty.

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