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Feature Article: Safety's new teeth

Carriers in pilot test states reveal what’s coming under the far-reaching CSA 2010 safety crackdown.

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LED lighting for tractors, trailers

LEDs for class 6, 7 and 8 trucks have ultraviolet resistant polycarbonate lenses and a high diode count.

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Study: EPA rules driving new truck demand

Fleets appear to be taking advantage of build slots for power units with pre-2010 EPA engines while they are still available, FTR says.

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Navistar drops emissions equipment suit against CARB

The truck and engine maker had asked a state court to rule CARB was improperly certifying 2010 diesel engines equipped with selective catalytic reduction.

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ATA: Modify sleeper berth rules for more flexibility

FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.

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Peterbilt to launch tour

Peterbilt Motors Co. will feature the new PACCAR MX engine and new Model 587 in its North American Tour starting April 26. The tour will stop at 77 dealers in the United States and Canada during the next six months.   Beginning this summer, the PACCAR MX will be available in Peterbilt Models 587, 388, 386, 384, 367 and 365. Horsepowers range from  380-hp to 485-hp and torque outputs go up to 1,750 lb-ft with a displacement ...

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Kentucky bans texting behind the wheel

Kentucky became the 23rd state to ban texting for all drivers, following Nebraska last week.

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$48.8B in highway funds ready

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $48.8 billion in highway funds is available for federal projects.

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$48.8B in highway funds ready

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $48.8 billion in highway funds is available for federal projects.

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Congressional hearing set on Clean Trucks Program

A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a May 5 hearing to assess programs at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.

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