Truck Transport

Trucking Association Says 2023 Freeway User Fees Could Impact Consumers – NBC Connecticut

From January, tractor-trailers will pay a little more to use national highways. A highway user charge comes into effect at the start of the new year, but as the cost of delivering goods rises, some claim the price of those goods will also rise. Depending on the weight of the …

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A grieving father leads a sea of ​​cyclists on his wife’s final route

Comment this story Comment When the day came to leave Ukraine, Sarah and Dan Langenkamp didn’t have time to pack up. They had to leave behind their furniture, their clothes and their children’s toys, not knowing if they would see them again. Dan Langenkamp expected them not to. But in …

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LEGO Design for Hexagon Purus Class 8 Fuel Cell Truck Systems

Left: The truck’s power electronics are added behind the cab by a talented technician; Right: Eric … [+] Coupal-Sikes is Vice President of eMobility Engineering, and Morten Holum, CEO, both Hexagon Purus ASA DAVID BLEKHMAN VIA FORBES Hexagon Group comprises four companies well known for their work in compressed gas …

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Driver employment up 11.8% in Q3: Trucking HR Canada report

Employment among truck drivers increased by 11.8% in the third quarter of 2022, with some 33,000 more drivers actively employed than in the previous quarter, according to the latest report from Trucking HR Canada (THRC). Overview of the labor market revealed. At the same time, the number of unemployed drivers …

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Fundraiser for Nebraska couple’s Florida restaurant

WATERLOO, Neb. (WOWT) – When Hurricane Ian ripped through Florida in September, grief could be felt in Nebraska. A couple from Waterloo moved their shrimp restaurant to Fort Myers Beach just months before the storm hit and the business was wiped out. Hurricane Ian destroyed their RUDE shrimp restaurant but …

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Truck and bus supplier moves ahead with £60m green funding

A Wakefield-based truck and bus supplier has received £60m green funding from HSBC UK to facilitate the supply of up to 250 new electric buses. Pelican Bus and Coach, part of Pelican Engineering Co. Ltd, is the sole importer and distributor in the UK and Ireland of Zhengzhou YUTONG Bus, …

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ERoad slashes revenue forecast after securing US customers

ERoad offers devices and software used by transportation companies to track driving hours, maintenance, and health and safety compliance. Photo: 123RF Transportation software company ERoad has cut its revenue forecast as it continues to battle shortages and rising costs. In a market update, it said it had signed a new …

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Amarillo Salvation Army looking for vacation truck after robbery

The Salvation Army of Amarillo is asking for the community’s help in raising funds to replace their totaled delivery truck, which was stolen and vandalized earlier in the year. As previously reported by the Globe-News, the Salvation Army of Amarillo had their 26ft truck stolen from their lot behind the …

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Waka Kotahi expects big improvement in truck handbrake safety testing

Waka Kotahi expects further testing on a roller brake machine to significantly improve the handbrake rating. Photo: 123RF The Transportation Agency expects a big improvement in the way truck hand brakes are tested. The agency has struggled for years with regular Certificate of Fitness (COF) inspections unable to properly test …

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Column: Drum roll: Rady’s Shell’s secret interpreter is Billy Joel

Former CBS News 8 anchor Barbara-Lee Edwards didn’t expect to see Billy Joel perform in downtown San Diego on Monday night. “Nobody was,” she said. She and her husband were downtown that evening and noticed an event was about to take place at the Rady Shell in Jacobs Park behind …

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DESFA launches Revithoussa LNG truck loading station

The Greek company DESFA has inaugurated a truck loading station at its LNG import terminal located on the island of Revithoussa. DESFA, controlled by a consortium led by Italy’s Snam, said in a statement that it inaugurated the new station on Wednesday. The station offers a “flexible solution for road …

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Suspect in Tuesday’s transport truck crash released pending court date

RCMP at the scene Tuesday morning (image credit – CFJC Today/Kent Simmonds) By Michael Reeve COLUMBIA STREET INCIDENT October 19, 2022 | 2:12 p.m. KAMLOOPS – An Alberta man has been released pending a court date following the collision that closed off part of Columbia Street on Tuesday (October 18). …

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Daimler Truck CEO warns of global isolation

Martin Daum, CEO, Daimler Truck Martin Daum does not hide the fact that the world is under immense pressure at the moment, with each country focusing on itself to improve the lives of its people. “It’s not good with war, taxation and mistrust that upset the balance and don’t help …

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Florida man creates food truck park on a river of memories

BRITAIN MISENCIK, Pensacola News Journal MILTON, Fla. (AP) — As lifelong Miltonian Steven Harrill remembers, his teenage summers were spent in Russell Harber Landing along the Blackwater River. As a child, he remembers wading through water; as a teenager, sneaking through the woods around him. Now an adult, he runs …

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Michigan Man Arrested on Complaint Alleging Deliberately Burning 25 Commercial Trucks in Eight Different States in 2 Years | USAO-CDCA

RIVERSIDE, California – A Michigan man appeared in court today after being arrested in connection with a federal criminal complaint alleging he deliberately started 25 fires on trailers belonging to a major commercial trucking company in eight different states over a period of more than two years. Viorel Pricop, 64, …

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The rail freight transport market in Europe is expected to reach 5.29 billion USD; Evolving Opportunities with Baltic Rail AS and BLS Ltd — Technavio

NEW YORK, October 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The rail freight transport market size in Europe should grow by $5.29 billion, accelerating at a CAGR of 1.36% between 2021 and 2026. The report identifies Baltic Rail AS, BLS Ltd, DB Schenker, Deutsche Bahn AG, Direct Rail Services Ltd and Freightliner Group …

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Gatik Launches Fully Autonomous Driverless Routes in Canada

Listen to the article 2 minutes This audio is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have any comments. Diving Brief: Gatik has launched its first fully autonomous commercial truck operations in Canada, working with retailer Loblaw Companies to deliver grocery orders online, the startup announced Wednesday. A fleet …

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BNSF goes BIG at Barstow

Written by William C. Vantuono, editor Preliminary conceptual rendering of Barstow International Gateway. Illustration BNSF. Barstow, Calif., a major hub on the BNSF Southern Transcon in San Bernardino County where the Needles, Mojave and Cajon subdivisions meet, and the location of Barstow Yard, will be the site of Barstow …

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The lawsuit of a group of cyclists disputes the demolition of the old bridge of Nice in Maryland

Three bike lane advocacy groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday asking a federal judge to stop Maryland transportation officials from tearing down a bridge over the Potomac River that they say could be a key link in bike lanes across the southern part of the state. The Maryland Transportation Authority, …

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Man charged with animal abuse after allegedly transporting nearly 50 puppies in truck bed

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) — A Hubertus man has been formally charged after he allegedly illegally transported nearly 50 puppies across state lines in the bed of his truck. Colton Brooder, 34, is charged with three counts of operating as an unlicensed dog breeder or dealer and three counts …

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Three injured, nine vehicles damaged after being hit by speeding dump truck | Bombay News

Navi Bombay: Three people were seriously injured after a high-speed dump truck, heading towards Navi Mumbai, rammed more than nine vehicles at Vashi Toll Plaza on Sunday at around 3:15 p.m. The truck, coming from Mumbai, loaded with construction debris hit vehicles including a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) …

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Mayor Adams announces major progress in New York’s transition to electric vehicles

September 23, 2022 The city accelerated the expansion of its electric vehicle fleet, meeting electric vehicle goals three years ahead of schedule Critical investments in public EV charging infrastructure and rebates for TLC-licensed drivers will accelerate EV adoption among private vehicles and the taxi fleet NEW YORK – To cap …

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Biden administration tester: ‘End vaccination mandate for truck drivers and other travelers entering the United States’

Senator’s letter follows reports that Canada plans to end vaccination requirements for travelers US Senator Jon Tester continued his efforts to fully reopen the northern border today by urging the Biden administration to end the vaccination mandate for truckers from Canada and other travelers entering the US after reports emerged. …

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High schools aim to train the next generation of truck drivers

Listen to the article 4 minutes This audio is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have any comments. More and more high schools are exploring truck driving programs as the industry seeks to recruit and train the next generation of drivers. Patterson High School in Patterson, California is …

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Watch the Volvo heavy truck haul heavy equipment

We normally saw several loaded trucks and trailers on our roads. We are all aware that driving a heavy vehicle like a truck especially when fully loaded is very difficult. Unlike a regular car or bicycle, truck drivers cannot drive recklessly as it can be dangerous. Apart from those trucks …

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GOP governors focus on migrants with Martha’s Vineyard transport

DeSantis’ decision to fly migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, a summertime enclave for the national elite, drew a particularly harsh rebuke from Democrats who said Florida’s governor went too far. President Joe Biden said late Thursday that the administration has a process in place for migrants at the border and that …

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Workplace hazards lead to $326,000 fine for Illinois truck repair company

A 48-year-old worker entered a tank trailer in Lemont, Illinois to inspect it as part of an annual U.S. Department of Transportation requirement and was overwhelmed by water exposure from Bleach and chlorine gas. The worker was found unconscious in the tank trailer, he later died of his injuries. An …

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Ahead of the holiday season, workers at America’s busiest ports battle robots

Automation has become a hot topic in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The shipping industry is pushing for greater automation of ship loading and unloading work. But dockworkers warn robots will only kill American jobs. Philip Cheung for NPR It’s an endless line of massive ships stacked …

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Delaware River Basin Commission Approves South Jersey LNG Terminal Permit Extension

The Delaware River Basin Commission on Thursday approved a three-year license extension for a controversial project to build New Jersey’s first terminal for exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) along the Delaware River. The extended permit gives Delaware River Partners, a subsidiary of New Fortress Energy, until June 2025 to build …

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South Korean truckers continue to protest for months for better conditions

Months into the dispute, truckers from South Korean beer and liquor company HiteJinro and its wholly-owned subsidiary Suyang Logistics continue to protest unfair terms and dismissals. The ongoing protests are the result of management’s refusal to respond to workers’ demands and betrayal by the unions, which seek to subordinate the …

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Toyota Hino unit to freeze truck production for two models for a year – Nikkei

The logo of Hino Motors is pictured at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 4 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp’s Japanese truck and bus unit (7203.T) Hino Motors (7205.T) will halt production of …

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A Jones Co. school bus involved in an accident Friday morning

JONES COUNTY, Mississippi (WDAM) — A Jones County School District bus with students on board was involved in a crash with a pickup truck on U.S. Highway 11 on Friday morning. According to Jones County School District Superintendent Tommy Parker, the bus, which was carrying about 23 students, was on …

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Uber Freight touts hub-to-hub transportation model, self-driving trucks

For the foreseeable future, self-driving trucks are expected to operate in a hub-to-hub model, allowing human drivers to complete the first and last miles of delivery, according to a recent white paper. The Uber Freight The white paper shows that this model allows a driver to transport a loaded trailer …

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Another Amtrak employee files lawsuit over Chariton County train crash

COLUMBIA, MO (KMIZ) A California Amtrak worker sued his employer over a fatal June train crash in Chariton County. Matthew Rafferty of Hemet, Calif., filed a lawsuit against the passenger train service and MS Contracting, the company whose dump truck collided with Amtrak’s Southwest Chief No. 4 train on June …

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RTA official injured after truck hits government jeep during inspection

A Regional Transport Authority (RTA) official was injured after an overloaded truck allegedly hit a government vehicle during an inspection by RTA staff in Hasanpur village on Wednesday. Police said the truck driver was arrested and later released on bail. Police say the incident happened early Wednesday morning as RTA …

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Germany promotes hydrogen alliance and stores for Canadian fossil gas

Olaf Scholz bolsters gas infrastructure projects on the basis that they will be ‘hydrogen-ready’, which experts say is unrealistic and risks stalling high emissions Germany and Canada announced a “hydrogen alliance” this week, in a move that shifted focus away from Germany to buying non-Russian fossil gas. After meeting with …

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Dallas floods rumble through highways | FedEx Express Drivers National Truck Driving Championship Big Win

August 22, 2022 Trucking News and Briefs: Dallas flooding rumbles I-30 traffic The Texas Department of Transportation is warning drivers that heavy rain has caused sections of I-30 near Dallas to become flooded and impassable, flooding may continue and if you approach what looks like flooded streets, turn around, don’t …

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Truck rate increases by 0.25 Tk per egg, retail price increases by 3 Tk

The prices of leafy greens, vegetables and eggs in the capital have increased significantly in relation to the increase in transport costs. Following the recent fuel price hike, truck fares on various routes have increased by 500 to 1,200 Tk on average, according to transport service providers. With this increase …

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Essex County OPP lay charges in two collisions with transport trucks on the 401

Content of the article Two transport truck drivers are each facing charges after two separate collisions on Highway 401 under the jurisdiction of the Essex County OPP Thursday morning. Content of the article Police and Essex-Windsor EMS responded around 8:35 p.m. to a section of the eastbound lanes of the …

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These 6×6 trucks can take you anywhere

If four wheels is good, six must be better, right? We’re not looking for double pickups, but six-wheel, three-axle trucks to give you more off-road capability when you want to tackle the toughest trails. They’re not common, but these 6×6 trucks are pretty cool and extremely capable. The Hennessey Goliath …

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What if Lamont had come up with a plan to make Connecticut a viable place to do business?

Immediately after the August 9 primary election, Gov. Ned Lamont attempted to pass off Leora Levy’s victory in the Republican primary as.. “Trump influenced”, thinking it could hurt Ms. Levy’s efforts to defeat the Senator Blumenthal in November. In fact, the governor doubled down on saying he was 100% behind …

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Why you should be wary of the Ford F-150 Lightning Pro SSV Police Truck

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to dump a massive American truck with electric technology and outfit it for police work? Well, Ford did, and the result of that thinking is this stupendous Ford F-150 Lightning Pro Service Special Vehicle (SSV). The Ford F-150 Lightning Police SSV …

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Trials underway to mitigate truck-train collisions in NSW

NSW nationals will test new technology to reduce the risk of level crossing collisions between trains and vehicles in rural areas. The government will fund trials of innovative signs with LED flashing lights at Narromine and Bribbaree crossings, to improve awareness and safety. Contracts have been signed with ARCS at …

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A woman and her one-year-old son crushed to death by a speeding truck in Ludhiana

A 23-year-old woman and her one-year-old son died in a traffic accident after a speeding truck hit the electric rickshaw they were traveling on near Transport Nagar on Sunday afternoon . The victims, Nisha, 23, from EWS Colony, Chandigarh road and her one-year-old son, Sahib, were on their way to …

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Schenker buys American truck for $435 million in cash

DB Schenker acquires USA Truck Inc. Signed an agreement to acquire USA Truck Inc for $435 million in cash. Producing profits of nearly $25 million on revenues of $710 million. DB Schenker has signed an agreement to acquire USA Truck Inc for $435 million in cash One of the world’s …

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MAN launches next-generation truck in Australia

Penske Australia and MAN Truck & Bus unveiled the next generation of MAN trucks at an exclusive event in Brisbane. The long-awaited new generation of MAN trucks is the first from the German manufacturer for two decades. The TGL, TGM, TGS and TGX ranges have been designed for improved rider …

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Toyota Hino truck arm ordered to recall 20,900 units for data fraud

Hino Motors Ltd. Chairman Satoshi Ogiso speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on August 2, 2022. (Kyodo) The Department of Transportation on Tuesday ordered Hino Motors Ltd., the truck manufacturing subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp., to recall about 20,900 trucks and buses for falsifying engine data dating back to …

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Couple arrested for stealing gasoline over ‘suspicious purchases’, authorities say

VERNON PARISH, La. (KPLC/Gray News) — A Texas couple have been arrested in Louisiana following the theft of diesel fuel from a convenience store, authorities said. Usleidy Guerra Carmona, 43, and Omar Menendez Mendez, 37, were each arrested on one count of identity theft, one count of misuse of monetary …

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FreightWaves Classics: Paschall Truck Lines has been delivering the goods for 85 years

The first 35 years and over LW Paschall and his wife Mary founded Paschall Truck Lines (PTL) in Murray, Kentucky, in 1937. Paschall started his trucking business with a 1936 Ford truck, and he hauled “everything he could just to earn his life “. Over time, the business began to …

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Deadly Randolph, NH Crash Trial of Volodymyr Zhukovskyy – NBC Boston

The trial of a commercial truck driver accused of causing the 2019 deaths of seven members of a Marine motorcycle club opened on Tuesday, more than three years after the crash in northern New Hampshire . Jurors traveled to the crash site on Monday and traced Volodymyr Zhukovskyy’s route from …

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Truck accident in Glen Osmond: the police investigate, the Prime Minister discusses

UPDATE | A South African police investigation is underway into a lorry crash at the bottom of the highway, with the Prime Minister promising talks on further measures to improve security in the notorious hotspot. The scene at the bottom of the highway shortly after the crash. Photo: Rebekah Clarkson …

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MAN pledges to decarbonize by 2050 through electrified fleets, Auto News, ET Auto

File Picture New Delhi: MAN Truck & Bus recently announced that it has committed itself to a neutral greenhouse gas balance by 2050. Decarbonisation goes through the electrification of the fleet. The strategy is guided by the guidelines provided by the Global Compact, of which MAN has been a member …

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ETRC: Kiss closes in on title, Hahn Jr picks up first win

Defending champion and points leader Norbert Kiss moved closer to his fourth title, while Lukas Hahn, son of six-time titlist Jochen Hahn, took his first series win in round four of the European Racing Championship of Goodyear FIA trucks which took place at the Nürburgring. The Hungarian ace started the …

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Volkswagen says top US executive will lead new Scout company

July 19 (Reuters) – Volkswagen Group AG said its top North American executive will lead its new U.S. company Scout, which will build electric pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. Scott Keogh, who is president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, has been named chief executive of Scout, an …

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A world first for the Delta-based company

The Delta-based company marks the world’s first hydrogen-converted armored truck to hit the road. Following Hydra Energy’s announcement in April of the signing of its second heavy-duty fleet customer, Veteran Express Secure Logistics (VEXSL), announced the completion of the hydrogen conversion and the delivery of the first armored vehicle of …

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aluminium: How green aluminum can help in global supply chains

Aluminum is inevitable for a resilient, efficient and sustainable global supply chain that strives to achieve an optimal level of movement of goods. While being economical, fast and flexible, it incorporates a management process that federates a network of suppliers, manufacturers and warehouses, and means of transport. And if there’s …

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Truck racing: 2023 technical regulations will allow all-electric and hybrid powertrains in the ETRC

Following approval by the FIA ​​World Motor Sport Council yesterday in Paris, the FIA ​​Truck Racing Commission has approved the Goodyear FIA ETRC 2023 Technical Regulations. In line with the sustainability roadmap drawn up by the commission, all-electric and hybrid powertrains will be allowed in the championship from next year, …

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6 ways to stop wasting a trucker’s time

The adage “time is money” rings true for most businesses, but it has never been more valued and prioritized by supply chain industry players than it is. is today. According to DAT Trendlines, fares are up more than 20%, fuel is 40% higher and spot market charges are up nearly …

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Senators accept activist’s invitation to visit Gatton truck site

Labor Senators Glenn Sterle, far left, and Carol Brown are joined by NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto and Wes Walker at the Gatton pads. Photo: James Graham Truckers’ lawyer Wes Walker has his fingers crossed that part of the $80million Labor has pledged to build more rest areas for truckers will …

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CTV Northern Ontario: OPP says preventable transport truck crashes are on the rise

Transport trucks have been the lifeline of our economy, allowing us to maintain our way of life. But the Ontario Provincial Police say more and more of them are involved in entirely preventable accidents. Provincial figures show reckless and aggressive driving was the cause or contributing factor in the majority …

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Refrigerated truck market worth USD 13.9 billion by 2030 at

New York, U.S., July 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Overview of the refrigerated truck market According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “refrigerated truck market Information by Application, Type, Tonnage Capacity and Region – Forecast to 2025“, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR …

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Tarmac orders first battery electric mixer truck in the UK

Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for the UK’s first battery electric mixer truck as part of the company’s commitment to net zero. Due for delivery in autumn 2022, the electric mixer will immediately be commissioned at Tarmac’s Washwood Heath site in Birmingham, supplying essential building materials to …

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Engines roar for funeral of beloved trucking company owner

Jane Southee/supplied The front of beloved truck driver Bryan Menefy’s funeral procession reflected his love for all things Mack. Engines revved and horns blared as a leading figure in New Zealand’s transport industry was bid farewell by the community on Saturday. Menefy Trucking General Manager Bryan Menefy died June 22 …

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A tractor-trailer once used by a cartel has been donated to the prison’s CDL training program

A sheriff’s office in Mississippi recently donated a truck to a state prison program that prepares inmates for a career in the trucking industry. The Rankin County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) donated a 2009 International Commercial Vehicle to the Mississippi Department of Corrections for use in a new CDL training program. …

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Ukraine and the EU sign an agreement on road freight transport

Ukraine and the European Union have signed an agreement on the transport of goods by road, which eliminates the need for authorizations for Ukrainian carriers to carry out bilateral and transit traffic. According to Ukrinform, this was reported by the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure. “Today in …

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Auburn alumnus, AAA Cooper Transportation CEO briefs supply chain executives on much-needed transportation

Body of the article Experienced truckers who do their homework can earn between $100,000 and $120,000, and the demand for their services will only increase, according to an industry leader. “It really is a great time to be a truck driver,” said Reid Dove, a 1994 Auburn University graduate and …

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Clean Logistics celebrates the world premiere of the “fyuriant” zero-emissions truck, powered by REFIRE Fuel Cell Systems

Furiant represents an important step for the two companies which have today ushered in a new era of environmentally friendly road freight transport. The launch of the hydrogen fuel cell truck follows Clean Logistics’ summer 2021 introduction of Europe first similarly modernized bus, known as pyronalso powered by REFIRE’s PRISMA …

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Biden wants three-month suspension of gasoline and diesel taxes

On Wednesday, President Biden called on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months — an election-year move intended to ease fiscal pressures that was met with suspicion by many lawmakers. The Democratic president also called on states to suspend their own gasoline taxes or provide similar …

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Argentinian truckers block roads at peak of harvest and protest diesel shortage

BUENOS AIRES, June 22 (Reuters) – Angry Argentinian truckers blocked highways on Wednesday to protest shortages and rising diesel prices, as the country’s crucial grain harvest requires transport amid runaway inflation . Trucking unions have said protests in the major corn and soybean exporting nation will continue indefinitely, in a …

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Vahak Funding: Vahak Loads $14M Series A Funding Round

BANGALORE: Goods worth billions are transported on Indian roads every day and the engine of this supply chain is the road transport company Vahak. The company announced its $14 million Series A fundraising as it expands operations with a focus on supplier wellbeing and sustainability. Nexus Venture Partners led the …

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South Africa: Call to end blockade of roads

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called for an end to the road blockade and for truckers to allow the engagement process to take its course. His appeal follows this week’s ongoing engagements with truckers that took place on Tuesday. “We believe we are close to reaching an agreement on the …

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More than 20 million farm animals die each year on the way to the slaughterhouse in the United States | Animal wellbeing

Tens of millions of farm animals in the United States die before they can be slaughtered, according to a Guardian investigation revealing the deadly conditions in which animals are transported across the country. About 20 million chickens, 330,000 pigs and 166,000 cattle die on or shortly after arrival at slaughterhouses …

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A perfect storm for American agriculture

Supply chains and inflation are issues on the minds of many consumers. Shortages of products ranging from building materials, microchips, infant formula to pharmaceuticals show how much our daily lives depend on global supply chains and the ever-increasing prices of the products they carry. For agricultural commodities in particular, UConn …

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Truck Transportation Market Size and Forecast to 2029

Los Angeles, USA,-The research study presented here is an excellent compilation of various types of analysis of significant aspects of the global truck transportation market. Through devilishly researched analysis and Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, it provides an in-depth explanation of the strengths and weaknesses of the global Truck Transportation market …

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If the Snake River dams were removed, replacing the economic benefits would cost billions

The benefits provided by four giant hydroelectric dams on the lower Snake River in Washington state can be replaced if the dams are breached to save endangered salmon runs, according to a new report released Thursday. But that would be expensive. Finding other ways to provide electricity, irrigation and enable …

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Truckers’ strike threatens soju and cement supplies

Members of the cargo truck drivers’ solidarity strike at the Uiwang Inland Container Depot on Tuesday. [YONHAP] Unionized truckers went on strike on Tuesday to demand higher wages and an extension of support measures, which could lead to disruptions in the transport of cement and soju. Cargo Truckers Solidarity, the …

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Soaring diesel prices could accelerate the electric vehicle boom

With soaring diesel prices, the electrification of freight is becoming more and more necessary. Innovations in electric vehicle batteries increase the likelihood of trains going electric over the next decade, even the heaviest freight locomotives. Rising fuel prices are being seen by consumers around the world. With no end in …

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Diesel prices are on the rise again

Diesel prices ended four days of trading in which they finished much higher than they were at the start of the business week and rose faster than crude and gasoline prices. This is a worrying trend for consumers as it signals that once again diesel is moving at a more …

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Airbag protection in your truck

Would you ever buy a new car without airbags? The fact is, you can’t. Since 1998, airbags have been part of the standard safety equipment in passenger cars. And the reason is simple. They save lives. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, more than 50,000 lives have been …

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Supply chain relief sparks row over degree of slowdown in US economy

(Bloomberg) – Some U.S. supply pressures are easing, two years after a surge in demand began emptying shelves, snarling shipments and sowing the seeds of runaway inflation. The queue of 25 cargo ships bound for Southern California’s two major ports is less than a quarter of January’s record backup, and …

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TCI Wins Kalmar Ottawa Wrapped Military Truck

TCI and Kalmar Ottawa are teaming up to celebrate the annual Military Appreciation Month and outwardly honor all members of the United States Armed Forces. Featured image for TCI Transport Featured image for TCI Transport COMMERCE, Calif., May 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kalmar Ottawa’s Military Wrapped Truck Contest presented …

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Haul truck fitting breaks down, spills canola oil on Saanich Road – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Crews lay down 90 bags of absorbent to mop up a canola oil slick on Prospect Lake Road. (Courtesy of the District of Saanich) Crews lay down 90 bags of absorbent to mop up a canola oil slick on Prospect Lake Road. (Courtesy of the District of Saanich) A loose …

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Arthur’s Pass highway reopens after second closure to recover truck on shore

Provided The road through Arthur’s Pass was closed again on Thursday as authorities worked to remove a wrecked truck, which was believed to have slid off the road in freezing conditions. Arthur’s Pass (State Highway 73), linking Canterbury and the West Coast, has reopened after a lorry, believed to have …

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The truck manufacturer launches a new podcast

Volvo Group Australia has launched a new podcast series that focuses on emerging technologies, covering everything from electromobility and autonomy to sustainability and alternative fuels. The company says the series aims to help inform and engage anyone interested in the why, what and where of our mobility future. Entitled “Emerging …

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Can a half-ton truck only carry 1,000 pounds?

Back when I was a kid, a rather chubby friend of my dad’s stopped by to show off his brand new “half-ton” pickup truck. I counted four doors and six seat belts and did some math. Later, I asked my dad if his friend could give five equally beefy buddies …

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Alarm continues over broken Petersburg fire equipment

PETERSBURG, Va. – The Petersburg firefighting community is expressing concern about broken equipment preventing them from doing their jobs. Those concerns come nearly three weeks after the city said it paid bills to repair those trucks. However, things changed late Thursday afternoon. Sources close to CBS6 said the situation had …

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FMCSA’s Robin Hutcheson says parking is a major issue

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The acting head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said his agency and trucking are aligned on key issues facing the industry, and pledged to work collaboratively with fleets to to resolve. “There are so …

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Free truck driving course expands to Bangor to tackle nationwide shortage

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Due to the growing need for commercial truck drivers in the Bangor area, two community colleges have teamed up to offer a successful southern Aroostook County course for free. In conjunction with Eastern Maine Community College, Northern Maine Community College will expand its eight-week driving academy …

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American Truck Simulator and Euro Truck Simulator 2 update 1.44 released

SCS Software has updated Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator to v1.44, introducing a host of new features to the games. Share Tweeter Share Share E-mail SCS Software revealed today (May 12, 2022) that its two truck games – Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator – …

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Truck Manual Landing Gear Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – Comprehensive analyzes of the fastest growing companies Truck Manual Landing Gear Market provide information that helps stakeholders identify opportunities and challenges. The 2022 markets could be another big year for manual truck landing gear. This report provides an overview of the company’s activities and financial …

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Queens mother violently crushed between two cars

Dramatic video shows tense moments, seconds before a wild crash that left a 49-year-old mother from southern Jamaica in unimaginable pain as she was trapped between two cars. “All we can do is pray,” neighbor Sharon Brown said. “Pray for this to change things, and we ask God to have …

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US Border Patrol responds to US 59 in Jackson County, Texas where a truck with 100 people broke down

GANADO, Texas (KTRK) — Between 70 and 100 migrants were found Friday morning in the back of a broken down 18-wheeler on the side of Highway 59 in Jackson County. It was a DPS soldier who made the discovery. When he opened the back of the truck, officials said the …

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Class 8 hydrogen tanker in development by Michelin, Symbio and Faurecia

The California Energy Commission selected the collaboration for the state-backed project. A collaboration between Symbio, Michelin and Faurecia, along with GTI and other industrial partners, has been selected by the California Energy Commission (CEC) for the development of a hydrogen truck. The project includes the development and demonstration of a …

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Why CSX Could Remain Dominant in Freight Transportation

Over the past 10 years, the rail operator CSXit is (CSX 0.58%) annualized total returns outperformed those of the S&P 500 (16.1% versus 9.8% per year). But the railways’ performance looks less certain going forward, amid worries about inflation and falling shipment volumes as economic growth slows, and the threat …

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Truck driver seriously injured in crash on State Route 212 in Woodstock – Daily Freeman

WOODSTOCK, NY – A truck driver was seriously injured when a box truck overturned on State Highway 212 on Saturday. The Woodstock Fire Department said firefighters were called to the section of Route 212 between Harmati Lane and Garrison Road at 7:38 p.m. and found the box truck overturned with …

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For-hire truck tonnage index climbs 3.8%

The American Trucking Associations reported that its seasonally adjusted leading index of for-hire truck tonnage rose 2.4% in March after rising 0.7% in February. In March, the index stood at 118.8 (2015=100) against 116.1 in February. “It is important to note that ATA’s for-hire tonnage data is dominated by contract …

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Truck Manual Landing Gear Market Size, Outlook and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – the Truck Manual Landing Gear Market The research report offers comprehensive coverage of the Truck Manual Landing Gear Market over the forecast period 2022-2029. It provides historical, current and future market trends to help develop a robust market strategy. Additionally, it provides value chain analysis, …

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Followmont celebrates the delivery of the 200th UD truck

Queensland-based transport and logistics company Followmont Transport has taken delivery of its latest UD truck, the Japanese brand’s 200th. The bright red UD Croner 6×2 comes with a set of curtains to match with a gradient fade. At an event at Volvo Group Australia (VGA) headquarters in Wacol, key executives …

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Road encroachment in Narayanganj could worsen traffic problems during Eid

Published: April 24, 2022 1:24:32 p.m. | Update: April 24, 2022 4:21:11 p.m. Markets, factories and illegal truck stalls next to the Dhaka-Chattogram and Dhaka-Sylhet highways in Narayanganj may aggravate traffic problems during Eid trips, transport workers and passengers say, reports bdnews24 .com. Unusually high and low points at various …

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A truck to transport both wet and dry waste: why it’s a problem

Mixed collection of waste and black spot. Photo: Pinky Chandran A lonely pace with giant bags hanging from the edges and plastic bags of mixed rubbish stacked in the van is a familiar sight in Bangalore. Despite the fact that over the past few years, neighborhoods that have started using …

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MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd helps transform lives with Transaid

MAN Truck & Bus UK are pleased to announce their continued support of the life-changing charity Transaid and in doing so, to sponsor a three-man team in the Cycle Malawi 2022 challenge. The two-wheeled adventure, which will run from October 1-9, will see cyclists traverse Malawi, the country commonly referred …

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Hometown Helpers: Truck driver delivers essential supplies to communities

Each week, EastIdahoNews.com introduces you to Hometown Helpers in our community. We want to shine a light on a firefighter, policeman, municipal worker, snowplow driver and others who keep our cities and counties running smoothly. IDAHO FALLS – This week we feature Chris Berry, a truck driver with Western Transport …

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Argentine grain truckers and government hold virtual meeting to end strike

Trucks block a highway during a strike by truckers to demand higher freight rates, in Victoria, Entre Rios, Argentina April 14, 2022. REUTERS/Stringer Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, April 14 (Reuters) – Argentine truckers and government officials agreed on Thursday to hold a virtual …

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Chewy seeks to cut transportation costs with new freight service

Diving brief: Chewy has begun operating some of its transportation needs through its own fleet and network in a bid to achieve more reliable and less expensive transportation, CEO Sumit Singh said on the call to company results last week. The initiative, called Chewy Freight Services, was launched in the …

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Shipping company launches Maersk Air Cargo

AP Moller-Maersk on Friday renamed its Star Air subsidiary to Maersk Air Cargo, the Danish container shipping giant prioritizing integrated logistics offerings and selling air cargo services directly to customers under a single brand. The company said Maersk Air Cargo will move its air cargo hub from Copenhagen to Denmark’s …

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What European companies face with China’s zero Covid policy

Shanghai, home to the world’s largest container port, began a two-part lockdown on March 28 and has yet to announce a date for lifting the restrictions. Yang Jianzheng | Visual Group China | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s Covid controls have disrupted supply chains and stressed the daily lives of …

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CargoM Launches Professional Trucking Immersion Program

During these activities, participants will be able to learn more about this trade, which is experiencing a major labor shortage. The trucking industry is essential to the health of our economy. Statistics Canada data from the Montreal CMA shows that 27,000 drivers work for 4,500 companies. In 2021, these companies …

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