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Diesel price passes $3

For the first time in 17 months, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel topped $3.

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Pilot Truck Care Centers renamed

Pilot Truck Care Centers adjacent to Pilot Travel Centers are being renamed Wingfoot Truck Care Centers.

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Drivers named ‘Angels’

Marten Transport driver James McDowell and Danny Carmichael, a driver for Trucks Inc., have been selected as Highway Angels.

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Engine and transmission flush

Engine and Transmission Flush is a detergent-based flush that cleans sludge, varnish and deposit build-up and can be disposed of with waste oil.

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Shell Rotella donates to scholarship

Shell Rotella donated $10,000 to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Mary Johnston Scholarship Fund during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.  The scholarship benefits children, grandchildren and legal dependents of OOIDA members. 

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Iowa latest state to ban texting while driving

For adult drivers, using a handheld cell phone or texting is a secondary offense.

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Court: California reefer regs OK

An appeals court rejected a challenge by the American Trucking Associations and the Truckload Carriers Association.

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Parts of CSA 2010 rollout delayed

Full implementation of Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 will be delayed to 2011, the American Trucking Associations said April 1.

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Pennsylvania to exempt farm trucks from safety rules

Pennsylvania updated its safety regulations to comply with federal law after a federal audit cited non-compliance issues.

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HOS waiver for hauling anhydrous ammonia

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is waiving hours-of-service rules until June 21.

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