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ELD mandate pre-2000 exemption: How will carriers leasing owner-operators treat it?

Answers here from respondents to a recent carrier survey conducted by CCJ. And: Reader Gary Carlisle's thoughts on the limited potential for the ELD mandate to impact rates for the positive.

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2016 Best Fleets to Drive For announced by TCA

Fleets are scored on total compensation package, health benefits, pension plans, professional development opportunities, career path/advancement opportunities and more. Here are 2016's 20 winners.

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‘Beyond Compliance’ public listening session to be held Sunday

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold the second of two public listening sessions Sunday, Jan. 31, to hear feedback from trucking industry stakeholders on a potential “beyond compliance” program.

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ELDs on the market today

This most recent update to Overdrive's August 2015-published comparison chart offers quick looks at 19 395.15-compliant electronic logging devices currently on the market.

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Love’s opens 8th CNG station along I-40

Love’s Travel Stops has opened its seventh fast-fill compressed natural gas station along I-40 and its 17th overall.

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6 states issue hours-of-service waivers for emergency loads in wake of Winter Storm Jonas

Six East Coast states have issued temporary and limited hours-of-service exemptions for certain relief load haulers in the wake of the historic winter storm that impacted about a third of the U.S. population.

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Georgia Freightliner dealer partnering with local tech college for diesel training programs

Peach State Freightliner, Georgia’s largest Freightliner dealer, has partnered with Gwinnett Technical College to provide more than $100,000 in equipment, training opportunities and scholarships.

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Trucker gets $45k after wrongful firing determination

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered that a New York trucking company pay a driver $45,000 after he was fired for reporting mechanical safety problems.

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FMCSA hosting webinars to talk ELD rule, implementation

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host two webinars on the new electronic logging device rule in the coming weeks.

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Diesel drops 4.1 cents to $2.071

The country's average diesel price dropped another 4.1 cents nationwide this week, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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