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Goodyear accepting nominations for Highway Hero award
Goodyear accepting nominations for Highway Hero award

AKRON, Ohio — Do you know a professional truck driver who has performed a heroic deed during the course of his or her daily work? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber..

Kansas driver training school exec says 18-year-olds would make bad long-haul drivers
Kansas driver training school exec says 18-year-olds would make bad long-haul drivers

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The director of a Kansas City truck driving school says he thinks 18-year-olds would make bad long-haul truck drivers. Jeffrey Steinberg of the Apex CDL Institute..

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week initiative under way
CVSA’s Brake Safety Week initiative under way

GREENBELT, Md. — Brake Safety Week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s weeklong initiative focused on the inspection, identification and removal of commercial motor vehicles with critical brake violations from the..

U.S. Xpress launches ‘Full Ride’ college scholarship program
U.S. Xpress launches ‘Full Ride’ college scholarship program

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., a leading, national trucking company, today announced the launch of “Full Ride,” a college scholarship program for drivers and their families that is..

Hurricane Florence floods towns, downs trees and power lines as it makes landfall
Hurricane Florence floods towns, downs trees and power lines as it makes landfall

WILMINGTON, N. C. — Forecasters say the center of Hurricane Florence is hovering just inland near Cape Fear, North Carolina. Downgraded from a 2 yesterday, it remains a Category 1..

House passes ‘minibus’ spending bill; transportation package deadline pushed to December
House passes ‘minibus’ spending bill; transportation package deadline pushed to December

The House passed a $147 billion "minibus" spending package Thursday and sent it to  for a signature to avert another possible government shutdown, The Hill reported today. The legislation accounts for..

D.C. listening session on HOS revision canceled due to storms
D.C. listening session on HOS revision canceled due to storms

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s public listening session on revising current Hours of Service regulations for interstate truck drivers scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, September 14 in..

3.9% of drivers placed OOS in Roadcheck
3.9% of drivers placed OOS in Roadcheck

GREENBELT, Md. — Of the total inspections conducted this past June 5-7 by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) as part of its annual International Roadcheck, only 3.9 percent of..

FMCSA includes Kentucky, Tennessee as areas where hours, weight rules suspended for hurricane relief efforts
FMCSA includes Kentucky, Tennessee as areas where hours, weight rules suspended for hurricane relief efforts

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has added Kentucky and Tennessee to the states where it is suspending size and weight, and hours regulations for trucks and drivers hauling essentials..

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