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Delaware enacts texting law

Delaware is the 30th state to ban texting while driving.

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Ind. changes move-over law

Drivers must reduce their vehicle’s speed 10 mph under the posted speed limit if they cannot move to an adjacent lane.

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Diesel prices fall

The national price declined 3.2 cents to $2.924 in the latest week.

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Shell sweepstakes to offer Audi or Harley-Davidson motorcyle

Truckers may enter a contest describing their passion for their trucks or cars and be part of a sweepstakes for a chance to win an Audi S5, Audi Q7 or a Harley-Davidson Wide Glide motorcycle with five years of high specification diesel, Shell V-Power announced. In the so-called Fuel My Passion contest, entrants can win one of five category grand prizes, including free V-Power fuel for one year or a $500 gift card. Qualified contest entrants ...

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Triple Crown offers bonus

Owner-operators in the Harrisburg, Pa., vicinity who lease to Triple Crown Services through July 31 will get a $2,500 bonus, the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based dry van carrier announced. The carrier is an affiliate of Norfolk Southern Corp. and combines over-the-road and on-the-rail transportation, Triple Crown Services says. For details call 800-756-7433 or visit www.triplecrownsvc.com.

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Bosselman opens 25th Boss Shop

A new Boss Shop, based in Benton Harbor, Mich., opened July 2, Bosselman Inc. announced. The new store makes a total of 25 such heavy-duty truck repair and service centers, all located in 18 states. As parts of the Ambest and Pilot network, Boss Shops offer coast-to-coast warranty coverage, a Bosselman Inc. spokesman said. For more details, visit www.bosselman.com.

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I-435 in Kansas City to be closed

Interstate 435 will be closed between 23rd Street and I-70 in Kansas City, Mo., for up to 53 hours over July 9-12.

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Massachusetts bans texting

Massachusetts is the 29th state to ban texting behind the wheel.

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Trucking adds more jobs

After adding 1,000 positions in June, payroll employment in trucking is up 8,800 jobs since March.

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Commercial Vehicle Safety award deadline July 22

The award recognizes individuals, states and agencies with creative programs that improved truck safety.

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