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Cat Scale’s 1938 Kenworth to compete in portion of cross-country race

The Cat Scale 1938 Kenworth will once again compete in a portion of the Hemming's Motor News Great Race this summer.

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Driver wins $5,000 as part of major carrier’s driver referral program

Averitt Express driver Brad Rogers was awarded $5,000 by the company as part of the company's driver referral program.

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Driver-focused features to be focus of truck designs, International says

International says its new driver-centric features stem from research conducted for its upcoming line of trucks.

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FMCSA shuts down seven-truck carrier for numerous safety violations

According to FMCSA, safety inspections were conducted on six of the company’s seven trucks, and out-of-service violations were found in all six trucks.

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Court strikes down Calif.’s emissions regulations compliance options for owner-operators

A California Superior Court ruled last week to strike down several 2014-made amendments to the state’s strict emissions rules. The amendments meant to give compliance flexibility to owner-operators and other small fleet owners who may have trouble affording equipment upgrades or add-ons to bring their trucks into compliance.

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Mailbag: ELD choice — ‘wait and see’ mode a hope for common sense?

Among other voices responding to recent ELD market, privacy reports: "Most experienced, knowledgeable professionals still hold out hope that some common sense will prevail in the government to recognize any positive impact on safety will not be due to the implementation of ELDs."...

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Peterbilt unveils Model 567 Heritage vocational truck

The truck is configured with a 121-inch BBC set-forward front axle to optimize payloads and weight distribution, and it's available as a day-cab or with a 72- or 80-inch sleeper.

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’88 Pete takes top billing at SuperRigs

Show truck vet Jake Lindamood and his 1988 Peterbilt 379 heavy hauler picked up the Best of Show nod this weekend at the 34th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs working show truck beauty contest, besting a crowded field of 89 participants throughout the weekend's three days of festivities.

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Tipping The Scales: Time To Trade In And Trade Up With Cummins ISX15 SmartAdvantage.

Arizona DOT to close Twin Arrows bridge over I-40 for construction June 14

The bridge will be closed from midnight to 10 a.m. for crews to apply asphalt overlay on the bridge.

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New vid series on tire, brake maintenance

Accuride's series of how-to videos assist owners and techs in properly installing and servicing Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and Automatic Slack Adjusters.

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