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Video: Prepping your business for the coming downturn

Todd Amen and Richard DeForest with ATBS both agreed that regardless of how long the strong economy, tight trucking capacity and soaring freight rates last, the high tide will eventually ebb.

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Three truckers busted smuggling immigrants across U.S.-Mexico border

Three truckers were busted on three separate days attempting to smuggle illegal immigrants into the United States. A total of 112 immigrants were found in the trucks by Border Patrol agents.

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Bandit truck racing series cancels race ahead of hurricane

The race at Anderson Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 15, would have been the penultimate race on the 2018 schedule for the racers, but series officials made the call Monday to cancel the event.

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New Calif. locations for Pride Truck Sales

The Pride Truck Sales network of eight used truck and trailer sales locations in North America has added extensive facilities in Fontana and Stockton, California.

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Hours of service listening session cancelled due to hurricane

FMCSA has cancelled a listening session planned for Friday in Washington, D.C., on hours of service reforms due to the impending impact of Hurricane Florence on the East Coast. The agency has said it plans to reschedule the session.

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Video: A tribute to truckers during driver appreciation week — and beyond

Join us in thanking all of the hard-working truck drivers on the road today. They’ve earned it.

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Goodyear seeking nominations for annual Highway Hero award

The award recognizes drivers who have performed heroic deeds during the course of their normal work day. The nomination period is open through November 29.

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Van rates rose in the ‘short’ Labor Day week, reversing recent seasonal falls

The short Labor Day week yielded some positive moves on the spot market around the country; headed into next week, with Hurricane Florence sitting offshore and bearing down on South and North Carolina and surrounding areas, a couple things to keep in mind ...

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Hours of service, brake violations top Roadcheck out-of-service orders

The enforcement spree, held June 5-7, saw a total of 11,897 vehicles and 2,664 drivers ordered out-of-service. A total of 67,502 roadside inspections were conducted over the three-day event, 45,400 of which were Level I inspections.

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13 states now under FMCSA’s regs waiver declaration ahead of Hurricane Florence

FMCSA's declaration includes Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware, along with D.C. I-26 out of Charleston and Highway 501 out of Myrtle Beach are being reversed at noon Tuesday to flow eastbound.

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