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  • FedEx marks green milestone
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted May 1st 2008 3:58AM
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- FedEx says its North American hybrid-electric truck fleet has reached a milestone: more than two million miles of revenue servic...
  • CDL holders must re-test when moving to Illinois
    Posted May 1st 2008 3:43AM
    Effective May 1, Illinois becomes the first state to require out-of-state CDL holders moving to Illinois to pass the written and road tests before...
  • If called for drug screen, proceed immediately
    By Derek Hinton - The Trucker News Services
    Posted Apr 30th 2008 4:29PM
    Do you ever feel like a number at your company? That no one cares whether you’re alive or dead? Try missing a random drug test. They’l...
  • Log trucker optimistic about TRUCC Act following DC protest
    By Land Line
    Posted Apr 30th 2008 4:35AM
    One of the organizers of a truck convoy to Washington, DC, said there is optimism that a fuel surcharge bill in Congress will be passed into law. ...
  • New York Thruway hikes tolls twice
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Apr 30th 2008 4:19AM
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Some state lawmakers say a recent decision to increase tolls on the New York Thruway by 10 percent in the next two years is nothin...
  • Bolt Express wins award
    By Jeff Jensen, Editor
    Posted Apr 29th 2008 10:57AM
    Bolt Express, LLC, a Toledo, OH-based expedited freight carrier, has been presented with a Silver Award in Great West Casualty Companies 2007 Nati...
  • A new threat on the road: texting drivers
    By Carl Manning - The Associated Press
    Posted Apr 29th 2008 5:45AM
    LAWRENCE, Kan. — During a break in classes at the University of Kansas, Charles Rombold has his cell phone ready for texting. The 20-year-ol...
  • Company pitches decoy cop cars
    By Land Line
    Posted Apr 28th 2008 4:42AM
    The Sacramento CBS News television affiliate reported that the company National Police Presence is hoping police departments will pay nearly $13,0...
  • Driver in fatal crash is cited for negligent driving
    By The Associated Press
    Posted Apr 28th 2008 4:38AM
    CHICAGO — A 64-year-old truck driver from Michigan has been cited for negligent driving after ramming his tractor trailer into a Chicago Tra...
  • TRALA supports federal speed limiter standard over state-by-state
    By The Trucker News Services
    Posted Apr 28th 2008 4:35AM
    The Truck Rental and Leasing Association (TRALA) opposes the consideration of New Jersey legislation that would mandate speed limiting devices on ...