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Portions of I-95, I-40 closed in Carolinas for flooding

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says several sections of I-95 and I-40 are among nearly 1,100 road closures across the state. In South Carolina, I-95 Northbound is closed from exit 181 to milemarker 190.

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Tennessee shows some truck-friendly colors

Odds are pretty good that your Tennessee inspection will turn out violation-free. That’s how nearly six in 10 such inspections end in the state, based on 2017 inspection and violation data. More on the state's enforcement program, based on the numbers.

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Toyota, Kenworth, Shell partner with Port of LA on zero-emission goal

Ten new zero-emission hydrogen-electric Kenworth T680 tractors, to be developed via a partnership between Kenworth and Toyota, will be deployed as part of the project. Shell will develop two large capacity hydrogen fueling stations in Southern California.

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Next hours of service listening session in Reno this Saturday

FMCSA will hold a public listening session on Saturday, Sept. 22 in Reno, Nevada, to field input from the public and industry stakeholders on potential hours of service reforms.

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Howard Salmon presents ‘Unsecured load takes flight’

Latest from Dashcam Central: "I was starting to gain speed and thinking about getting into the left lane," Salmon says, when an apparently unsecured portable building or something else in the bed of the pickup ahead up took flight, disintegrating in mid-air and then all over the road.

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NTSB touts benefits of driver-, road-facing dashcams

Jane Foster, a video recorder analyst for NTSB, said driver-facing video can be invaluable when investigating a crash because it shows if the driver was alert at the time of the crash and if he or she took proper action to try to avoid the crash.

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Podcast: Cooking in-cab with Tom Kyrk, St. Christopher Fund update, more on the ‘big 10-4’ to D.C.

Two talks from GATS with driver and in-cab chef Tom Kyrk and Shannon Currier of the St. Christopher fund, in part detailing a chance to win $2,000, and some more detail from owner-op Allen Kelly on the "That's a Big 10-4 on D.C." event upcoming -- when else? -- 10/4.

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Brakes-focused inspection blitz begins Sunday

CVSA's annual brake-focused inspection blitz will take place in September, when inspectors will key in on brake violations in a weeklong ramp-up in enforcement.

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Fuel island shooting between truckers called self-defense

Butts County, Georgia, Sheriff Gary Long said statements by the two truckers and witnesses, as well as audio and video from the victim’s dash cam, demonstrate self-defense. The wounded driver was flown to a hospital in Macon, Georgia.

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Two more Love’s open in Wyoming, Michigan

The new locations are in Frenchtown, Michigan, on I-75 at exit 18, and in Laramie, Wyoming, off of I-80. The Frenchtown location offers 100 truck parking spaces, while the Laramie location offers 82 truck parking spaces.

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