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Trucking groups oppose fuel economy rules action

A Senate bill would transfer authority from DOT to EPA when determining fuel economy rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

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Oregon extends studded tire season

The Oregon Department of Transportation is extending the studded tire season through Saturday, April 17.

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Daimler engines rated high

Daimler Trucks North America, based in Redford, Mich., ranked highest in satisfaction among drivers of trucks with heavy-duty engines.

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Smile at the birdy

Check out The Photographer -- Truckers News' Photo Group on Flickr, where you can find more photos from the road and share your own.

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Crackdown on drivers using cell phones

Pilot programs in Hartford and Syracuse will test whether increased law enforcement can get drivers to reduce cell phone use.

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Crackdown on drivers using cell phones

Pilot programs in Hartford, Conn., and Syracuse, N.Y., will test whether increased law enforcement can get distracted drivers to reduce cell phone use.

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DOT program to shift cargo to water from highways

Aim is to bypass congested roads around busy ports and reduce greenhouse gases.

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Freight broker business stable, survey finds

The annual TransCore Broker Benchmark Survey shows freight broker numbers are stabilizing after rough 2009.

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CSA data to be posted April 12

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said this preview is in advance of full implementation on Nov. 30.

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Forecast: Driver shortage looming

The driver shortage could be close to 200,000 this year and could grow to about 400,000 in 2011 and 2012.

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