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‘Clean trucks’ program at Washington ports gets extension to 2019 with registration

Announced last week, the Northwest Seaport Alliance offered owners as yet noncompliant with the requirement to utilize 2007 and later emissions-spec engines by April 1 an extension through to January 1 of next year, with a caveat. 

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POLL: What’s your most likely response to the ELD mandate?

As of now, what's your most likely response to mandated ELDs, assuming the regulation makes it intact: Will nothing change for you? Will you wait for rule challenges to play out before moving electronic for hours? Or something else entirely ... ?

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Volvo investing $69 million in Va. plant

The Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX, VHD and VAH trucks are assembled at the plant.

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Left-coast gamble: CARB forces tough yearend decision for many owner-operators

What choice will you make? This first in a three-part series shares tools to help and perspective on short- and long-term preparation for the future of emissions regulations.

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The drones keep coming — for your freight?

Apologies for a post-less Tuesday, which regular Channel 19 readers no doubt noticed. I had a mini-vacation with friends and family -- hearing news of the SpaceX launch in the auto on the way home to Nashville, I couldn't help but think of owner-operator blogger Phil Madsen's greatest post of all time, which in my view may well have been this one. In it, Madsen imagines a nighmarish future of airborne DOT drones policing all manner ...

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