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New TMC Chairman Kevin Tomlinson Laments Technician Shortage 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kevin Tomlinson acknowledges that he and his fellow technicians might share some of the blame for the trucking industry’s technician shortage.

Truckload Driver Pay to Rise for Years, Executives, Analysts Forecast 
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The accelerating pace and amount of truckload driver pay increases during 2014 will show no letup this year, and probably beyond, industry executives and experts predict.

Food Industry Confronts Tight Capacity, New Regulations as Global Demand Grows 
Food producers and shippers are adjusting to changes in their transportation needs just as increasing demand for products and supplies is running up against forthcoming rules that will regulate the condition of the industry’s goods and shipping equipment.





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Anthony Foxx Is Told Fiscal 2016 Budget Request Is ‘Fantasy’
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx’s fiscal 2016 budget pitch to House Republican funding leaders fell flat after several key lawmakers said they would not support the proposal.

LiveOnWeb Extra: Interview with CVSA's Steve Keppler
Transport Topics technology reporter Seth Clevenger spoke with Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Executive Director Steve Keppler Feb. 24 to get his input on the coming electronic logging device mandate from FMCSA.

Nafta Trade Rises 5.4% as Trucks Carry Three-Fifths of Freight
U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico in December increased to $95.8 billion, up 5.4% from 2013, and trucks carried about three-fifths of the freight, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported Feb. 26.


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Founded in 1956 as the Maintenance Committee of the Regular Common Carrier Conference, this 1979 edition of Transport Topics marked the beginning of full council status within American Trucking Associations for what is now the Technology & Maintenance Council.
 
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