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Trucking loses more than 94,000 jobs in 2009

Payroll employment at for-hire trucking companies fell by 3,300 in December, according to Department of Labor.

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EPA eyes tighter smog standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the strictest health standards to date for emissions.

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Thermo King extends rebate

Thermo King is extending a promotion for customers purchasing select Espar heaters from participating dealers. Customers can now qualify for rebates of up to $1,000 when they purchase qualifying quantities of select Espar heaters through Jan. 31, 2010. The promotion was originally scheduled to end Dec. 31, 2009. To find eligible heaters, visit www.thermoking.com. Orders can be for any combination of the eligible heaters. Rebate amounts will be dependent on the quantity purchased. Customers should see ...

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CAT Scales can download GPS data

CAT Scale Company announced that files are now available for drivers to download CAT Scale locations as point of interest files into GPS navigation devices.

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Michelin offers dealer locator

Michelin's redesigned dealer locator, at www.locator.michelintruck.com, offers details about the vicinity near those locations, including traffic updates, road construction alerts, restaurants, hotels and weather.

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3 manufacturers to get ‘SuperTruck’ financing

Cummins, Daimler North America and Navistar will receive $115 million in fuel efficiency projects.

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Illinois propane haulers granted HOS waiver

Emergency waiver is in response to the severe and extended cold weather in the state.

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ATA urges safety focus on driver behavior

ATA has encouraged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to focus on driver behavior as a top safety priority.

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EPA proposes tighter standards for smog

The agency wants to replace the standards set by the Bush administration.

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W. Va. group gets new name

The West Virginia Motor Truck Association has changed its name to the West Virginia Trucking Association.

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