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Great West Truck Show to be June 17-19

The Great West Truck Show will roll out in Las Vegas.

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Overdrive Pride & Polish to join Chrome Shop at Wildwood

Overdrive's Pride & Polish will be featured at Wildwood, Fla.

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Mid-America Trucking Show set for March 25-27

The Mid-America Trucking Show will be March 25-27.

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The Work Truck Show to be March 10-12

The Work Truck Show will be March 10-12.

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Senators seek 6-month highway bill extension

Committee urges Senate to consider extension that would provide funding until June 2010.

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Class 8 truck orders rise sharply in October

Orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles hit the highest level since January 2008.

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Agency overturns Boston hazmat ban

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rejected Boston’s de facto ban on hazmat hauling.

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Trucking index up in October

The FTR Trucking Conditions Index for October increased for the third consecutive month.

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National price of diesel drops

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel dipped 1.1 cents last week, falling in most of the regions tracked by the Department of Energy.  All regions recorded minor price declines except New England, where the average price increased less than 1 cent to $2.868. The biggest drop was in the Central Atlantic, which fell 1.4 cents to $2.912. The cheapest diesel is in the Gulf Coast, where the average price dipped 1.3 cents to ...

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Agency overturns Boston hazmat ban

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ruled federal law preempts Boston’s de facto ban on hazmat hauling through the city.  The FMCSA published its determination Monday, Nov. 16, in the Federal Register in response to the American Trucking Associations’ and the Massachusetts Department of Highway’s request for a ruling. Federal law preempts certain highway routing requirements Boston instituted in 2006 because the city failed to comply with FMCSA's standards for establishing or modifying a hazmat route, ...

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