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Calif. awards $200M to cut emissions

The Los Angeles/Inland Empire, Central Valley, Bay Area and San Diego/Border regions received the Proposition 1B funds.

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California awards $200M to cut diesel emissions

The Los Angeles/Inland Empire, Central Valley, Bay Area and San Diego/Border regions received the Proposition 1B funds.

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Truck tonnage rises in May over year

Tonnage, though, dipped 0.6 percent from April, the American Trucking Associations said.

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FMCSA examines other in-truck distractions

The agency has asked its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee for ways to combat distracted driving.

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Webinar: Driver shortage could persist

A driver shortage is emerging but several factors are working against meeting the demand for drivers.

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Arrow Truck Sales sees used truck shortage

The inventory of used trucks in May was down 33 percent from May 2009, while sales are up 60 percent.

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I-24 lanes closed on weekend

I-24 between mile markers 57 and 59 in Tennessee will be reduced to two lanes in each direction beginning June 25 at 8 p.m.

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CRST Van Expedited increases pay

CRST Van Expedited has announced an immediate pay increase of up to 6 cents per mile for both recent truck driving school graduates and experienced drivers, depending on their length of time with the company. “This pay increase is targeted at helping drivers during their first six months of employment with us, when we know times are toughest financially,” says Jim Chapman, recruiting manager. “A recent school graduate will see an average of $75 to $150 ...

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CSA testimony focuses on safety evaluations

Trucking representatives said the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 is good in some regards, but they have concerns about how its data is used in safety evaluations.

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Detroit Diesel recognized for reducing energy use

Detroit Diesel’s Engine Manufacturing Center in Redford, Mich., is one of the first manufacturing plants to reduce energy use in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency challenge, the diesel engine maker announced. The engine maker met goals for reducing its so-called energy intensity by 17 percent, exceeding the federal agency’s reduction goal by 7 percent. Tasks in the agency’s Energy Star challenge include lowering and tracking energy use and verifying subsequent savings. The Redford, Mich.-based manufacturer was also ...

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