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Owner-ops, trucking groups say proposed CSA changes don’t address program’s flaws

The comment period for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed changes to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program closed last week, and several major trucking organizations and companies weighed in.

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New musical beginnings: Trucker Talent Search finalist Nate Moran

From this podcast interview with Moran, conducted by Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, it's clear personal history plays a large part in the Smokey Point Distributing driver's budding musical career and more.

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Cargomatic freight service adds New York to its regional mix

Connecting "shippers and truckers in real-time" via its smartphone app and back-end service, Cargomatic's official launch into the New York City metropolitan market was announced today.

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Tired trucker to blame in Tracy Morgan crash, NTSB says

The trucker at the center of the high-profile 2014 truck crash involving actor Tracy Morgan was awake for more than 28 of the 33 hours preceding the crash, the NTSB said.

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Exemptions adding fuel to hours debate

Bob Hearns, among others, weighs in: "keep asking for those legitimate exemptions, and maybe the rule makers, who do not know the industry … might wake up and do not only the right thing, but the necessary thing."

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BFGoodrich issues recall on nearly 130,000 tires

BFGoodrich is recalling approximately 129,000 commercial tires that were sold in North America, with 104,000 of those sold in the United States.

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Diesel down another 5.1 cents

The national average price for a gallon of diesel continued its recent downfall last week, dropping another 5.1 cents during the week ending Aug. 10, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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Small fleet owner Allen Boles’ team wins third straight ChampTruck race weekend

Ten-truck fleet owner and operator Allen Boles again won the points-earning race at this weekend’s Meritor ChampTruck World Series truck racing event held at the Virginia International Raceway, marking his second victory in a row and the third straight for his Jupiter Motorsports team.

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

I-70W reopened after three-hour closure in Colorado at Eisenhower tunnel

After the Colorado DOT reported an accident west of the Eisenhower Tunnel on I-70, near Milemarker 215, closed all westbound lanes, lanes were reported reopened three-four hours later.

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Music over 3 million+ miles: Trucker Talent Search finalist Don Whatley

In this podcast interview with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, driver-songwriter Don Whatley details the near 4 million miles he's spent behind the wheel, never a guitar far his fingers over a half-century of music.

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