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Con-way offers 2-level trailers

Con-way Truckload has introduced DoubleStack, which provides two adjustable trailer-length levels.

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Agency proposes agricultural hours exemption

The two-year, limited exemption would apply to drivers transporting anhydrous ammonia in agricultural operations.

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Diesel prices dip slightly

The national price dipped 0.4 cent to $2.899 in the latest week, the ninth week in the past 10 in which prices fell.

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Navistar tops in ‘fluid economy’

Navistar said its International ProStar+ outperformed competing trucks in efficiency measuring diesel and urea.

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Driver helps man survive heart attack

Michael Taylor, a driver for FTC Transportation, has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel.

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Wind energy equipment trailer

The 75-ton Double Schnabel Trailer is designed to transport wind energy equipment and for use in heavy haul applications. The trailers are self-sustaining, and self-loading options are available with hydraulic-lift capabilities to reduce the need for cranes during loading and unloading, the company says. The trailer has a 13-axle configuration designed to haul an 80-meter wind tower base or a wind tower mid-section and comes equipped with both mechanical and remote rear steer capabilities. The front ...

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Atlanta bridge under construction

The Georgia Department of Transportation is using $8.8 million in federal funds to build a new bridge to replace the Mitchell Street Bridge.

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California reviews truck emissions rules

The California Air Resources Board is mulling changes to its regulations aimed at reducing emissions from certain heavy-duty vehicles.

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California reviews emissions rules for trucks

The California Air Resources Board is mulling changes to its regulations aimed at reducing emissions from certain heavy-duty vehicles.

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FMCSA guides states on reporting traffic offenses

The FMCSA published a CDL rule instructing states on timely reporting and posting of traffic offense convictions.

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