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  • KLLM purchases Maverick’s reefer division May 24, 2019
    KLLM CEO Jim Richards says the company will retain any drivers from Maverick's reefer division that want to join the company, and that KLLM intends to "make the conversion quickly and as seamlessly as possible."
    CCJ Staff
  • Midwest, Plains emergency declaration extended into July May 24, 2019
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Thursday it has extended an emergency declaration for 16 states in the Plains and Midwest due to historic flooding across the region. 
    Matt Cole
  • Truckers Against Trafficking nets $162,000 from Kenworth auction May 24, 2019
    The Everyday Heroes truck, featuring TAT-themed graphics, was auctioned by Ritchie Bros. in Phoenix on Friday, May 17. Stewart Transport, a Phoenix-based company that specializes in refrigerated and dry van freight, placed the winning bid for the truck.
    CCJ Staff
  • Beating the Blitz: Highway patrol shares inspection tips ahead of CVSA Roadcheck blitz May 24, 2019
    During steering inspections, inspectors feel for loose ball joints, tie rods and U-joints.
    Tom Quimby
  • Penske Logistics’ layoff to impact nearly 80 drivers in Indiana May 23, 2019
    Penske Logistics will permanently shut down a facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana, due to a contract termination with a customer.
    Aaron Huff
  • Bill filed in House would boost federal fuel tax, tie to inflation May 23, 2019
    Under the plan, the per-gallon tax on diesel would climb from its current 24.3 cents a gallon to 49.3 cents a gallon in 2023. The bill has the support of the American Trucking Associations.
    CCJ Staff
  • DOT to seek public input on integrating autonomous cars and trucks into U.S. roadways May 23, 2019
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Wednesday they will publish advance notices of proposed rulemaking “to ensure that all potential approaches are fully considered” while moving forward with autonomous vehicle regulations.
    Matt Cole
  • Vanair’s jump starter May 23, 2019
    Vanair’s Goodall Start-All Jump-Pack series of lithium-ion cobalt jump starters are engineered to start Class 8 trucks and offroad equipment instantly. The starters are available in both 12- and 24-volt systems and feature Vanair’s proprietary Protect-All Technology safety features that include reverse polarity, low-voltage protection, short-circuit overheat protection and overdischarge protection. The compact 11-pound units […]
    CCJ Staff

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