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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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SmartDrive SmartIQ suite: ‘Game changer’ in driver and fleet data, company says

SmartDrive, known for its dual driver-/road-facing camera systems, takes performance indicators to new levels with its new SmartIQ suite.

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ELDs, harassment and your privacy, Part 1: What FMCSA’s new mandate does to protect truckers against harassment

In this three-part series, Overdrive examines anti-harassment measures in the DOT's December-published electronic logging device rule. Topics include the rule’s anti-harassment provisions, privacy of truckers’ records and the harassment complaint process.

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Saturday round-up: Life goes on, worm turns on small fleet successes

Pony express freight: A prescription from a reader for long-term long-haul small fleet success? And: Got the white stuff? We got plenty of it here. . . . Stay warm.

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