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Here you will find the today’s top trucking news. We add new content daily, so check back often to stay up to date on all things trucking-related!

Diesel Fuel Price Speculation Hurting Truckers

Ohio Senator Challenges Speculators on Oil Prices

An Ohio senator is pressuring Obama and the Justice Department to combat high fuel prices by limiting the Wall Street practice of oil speculation.
Women In Trucking

Mid-American Truck Show to Salute Women Behind the Wheel

More than 300 female drivers plan to attend the celebration of women at this year's MATS. Any female with a current CDL is encouraged to be part of the celebration.
Cell Phone Data Searchable for Truckers

Phone Data Can Now Be Searched Without Warrant

Your cell phone data is no longer protected by the 4th Amendment.
Truckers Face Tolls in North Carolina

Truckers May Face New Tolls in North Carolina

North Carolina is the latest state pondering what kind of balance to strike between budget shortfalls and highway tolls.
Trucking and Transportation News

Missouri Bill 443 Will Impact CDL Holders

New Missouri bill will combine CDL and Medical Certification Card, change the current "failure to appear" implications and add $60 million to the state's transportation budget.
Trucking Economy Improving 2012

10,200 Trucking Jobs Added in February 2012

New trucking jobs added and the outlook is encouraging, but the industry still isn't where it was five years ago.
Twister Lifts Trucker Across Highway

Harrisburg, Illinois Tornado Takes Trucker On Wild Ride

A twister in Harrisburg, Illinois takes trucker on wild ride. See a photo of the carnage.
Dept. Homeland Security Trucking Rule

TWIC Fingerprint Security Proposed for DHS Ruling

Dept. of Homeland Security wishes to make the TWIC fingerprint port trucking program into a regulation ruling. Find out what this would mean for carriers and budgets.
Hoffa Faces Off Against FMCSA

Teamsters’ Hoffa Unloads on Mexican Pilot Program

Teamster President Jim Hoffa files suit against the FMCSA's Mexican Pilot Program and then launches a press offensive.
ACT Trucking Industry Projections 2012

Commercial Vehicle Orders Down But Remain Encouraging

The trucking industry will outperform the U.S. economy this year, with truck freight growing 3.9 percent, greater than overall GDP, according to FTR Associates.
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TCA Safety Professional 2012

TCA Approves 65 Mph Speed Limiters

If the TCA gets their way, all long haul semi trucks will soon be governed to 65 mph.
Trucking and Transportation News

$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.
Woman In Trucking

Joyce Brenny Named Most “Influential Woman in Trucking”

This week Navistar, WIT and the TCA announced the "Most Influential Woman in Trucking."
California Air

Clean Diesel Advances in 2012 Report

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a report detailing how much cleaner diesel fuel burns in today's trucks. Find out just how clean inside...
Truckers Logging Charity for Kids

Log Truckers Raise Thousands for Childrens’ Hospitals

Truckers and loggers from the timber industry have raised millions of dollars to date for Oregon health clinics designed to help neonatal care for babies born at risk.
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