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North Carolina police say at least 5 people were killed in a crash on I-95 in Wilson County on Wednesday.
TravelCenters of America (TA) broke ground on a heavy- and medium-duty truck charging station in California this week.

Owner/Operator Running For Indiana’s 9th Congressional District

Representative Trey Hollingsworth of Indiana's 9th District will have some competition in 2018 -- from an owner/operator looking to shake up the political scene. Bloomington-based...

Congress Advances Bill To Make Current HOS Rules Permanent

A provision on truck driver hours of service regulations has been added to a short term spending bill expected to be approved by Congress...

Congress Slip Up May Have Killed The 34 Hour Restart

An unintended problem with the language in the 2016 fiscal year appropriations bill appears to have completely eliminated the 34 hour restart instead of rolling...

Senate Moves Ahead On Highway Bill That Would Remove CSA Scores

The Senate voted yesterday to move ahead on the DRIVE bill that would provide highway funding and remove CSA scores from the public view...

ATA Pleads With Congress For Higher Gas Taxes

American Trucking Association President Bill Graves went before Congress yesterday to ask for higher gas taxes to keep the federal highway fund from going broke.

Experts Call Pro-Trucking Industry Bill An “Aggressive Attack On Safety”

“Christmas came early for the trucking industry," said Representative Nita Lowey of New York in reference to a $55.3 billion transportation spending bill that would...

$109 Billion Transportation Bill Still Being Debated

If Democrats and Republicans can't agree on the new Surface Transportation Bill by March 31st, job losses could be devastating.

Nevada Congressman Recognizes Truckers Against Trafficking

The watchdog group Truckers Against Trafficking received a special honor this week from a Nevada Congressman.

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