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Diesel flat in most recent week

Diesel prices nationwide stayed relatively stable during the week ending Monday, Aug. 17, with prices dropping just two-tenths of a cent across the country, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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Rule to require speed limiters could come this week, e-log rule expected soon too

Rules to mandate the use of speed limiters and electronic logging devices should see action soon. Here's the latest.

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Latest CCJ Top 250 released, lists country’s top 250 carriers by size

Overdrive sister site CCJ releases each August its CCJ Top 250, a list of the biggest 250 for-hire motor carriers ranked by size, based on metrics like revenue, number of tractors, trailers and drivers and more. Here's this year's list.

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Walmart driver wins ATA’s annual National Truck Driving Championships

Ronald Emenheiser Sr., a Walmart driver based in Yorkana, Pa., has been crowned the 2015 Bendix Grand Champion at the 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.

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POLL: How common are so-called ‘suicide by truck’ events?

Following our recent 'Suicide by truck' package of stories, this poll probes the question of just how common the phenomenon might be -- what's been your knowledge of such events over the years?

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Lanes blocked? Use the shoulder.’

File under "four-wheeler impatience." Says operator Michael Kimball: "I had a bull hauler passing me in the left lane. I guess the four-wheeler couldn't wait."

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Oregon ups rural highway speeds

Oregon has increased speed limits on some rural highways, but has not altered the speed differential between cars and trucks.

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InDOT: I-65 NB Wildcat Creek bridge projected to remain closed through much of September

Or later, depending on construction progress. Traffic diversion in place utilizes four-lane roads and adds 9 miles, and 25 minutes at present, InDOT says, to through trip up I-65 toward Chicago.

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

Love’s reopens Van Horn, Texas store after renovation

Love’s Travel Stops has reopened its doors in Van Horn, Texas, along Interstate 10 after undergoing a three-month renovation process.

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Fleet to raise pay for owner-operators who adopt dashcham video recorders

American Central Transport (ACT) announced this week it will raise pay for owner-operators who have Lytx Drivecam systems installed in their trucks. The company will install the systems free of charge to the operators.

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