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Most Louisiana interstates reopened after days of shutdowns from ice storm

All Louisiana interstates are back up and running except for I-110 around Baton Rouge. I-110 southbound remains closed in its entirety between U.S. 61 and I-10, and the northbound side is closed between exit 6 and U.S. 61.

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How do you prevent cracks in your convex mirrors?

Cold-weather issues, take one. Enquiring minds among readers want to know: "I have had my convex mirrors crack in the wintertime more than once and was wondering if I am the only one and what people have found to stop it."

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Mudslides, flooding cause highway closures in SoCal

Portions of U.S. 101 and California Highways 33, 150, 27 and 2 are closed Wednesday morning as a result of flooding and mudslides.

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East Coast states loosen hours rules, restrict truck access ahead of major winter storm

Governors in six states have issued hours of service waivers for fuel haulers and truckers carrying emergency supplies to affected areas. Some states have placed restrictions on truck travel due to heavy snow fall and extreme temperatures.

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Threat of Tropical Storm Nate prompts HOS waivers in Alabama, Florida

As of Friday morning, the storm is forecast to reach hurricane status before it makes landfall along the Gulf Coast over the weekend.

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Spot market tightens, with rates moving accordingly on several lanes for vans, reefers

Capacity has been tight on the spot market, volumes heavy. Nationally, there are more loads available than there were before Hurricane Harvey, and recovery efforts after Irma have led to soaring van rates on lanes heading into Florida. More snapshots on hot and cold lanes, markets and more here.

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Irma flooding closes portions of I-10, I-95 in Florida

State officials have closed I-10 in Lake City in both directions between milemarker 296 and milemarker 301 because of flooding. In the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale area, there are some closures on I-95 and I-595, as well as some state roads and highways.

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Van rates leap on heels of Harvey impact as freight patterns shift nationwide

Truck freight patterns nationwide have already been altered by the impact of Hurricane Harvey and its destructive landfall in southeast Texas late last month, according to DAT Solutions’ Mark Montague. Van rates have leapt in the past 10 days, and reefer rates this week have started to surge, Montague says.

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Storms update: Florida suspends trucking regs ahead of Irma, Houston ports and major fuel pipeline reopen

Though the effects of Hurricane Harvey’s recent onslaught of Southeast Texas remain well in focus, another major hurricane is barreling down on the U.S., prompting Florida to extend trucking regulations ahead of Irma's likely weekend landfall.

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Unprecedented rainfall, flooding shut down major interstates, highways in southeast Texas

Parts of Houston and southeast Texas have received more than 30 inches of rain from Tropical Storm Harvey since Friday, and the National Weather Service says another 15 to 25 inches could fall through the end of the week.

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