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HOS Restart Change Is Law
The trucking industry’s long-sought suspension of last year’s changes to the hours-of-service restart provision became reality last week as President Obama signed a $1 trillion fiscal 2015 funding bill.

Year in Review: Trucking Posts Strong Gains, But Legislative Battles Rage
A strengthening economy lifted demand for freight hauling during 2014, boosting rates and profits and triggering a rush to buy new tractors and trailers as carriers scurried to keep pace.

November Truck Sales Rise 15.1%
U.S. retail heavy-duty truck sales slid in November from their torrid pace of the previous two months, but rose 15.1% over the same month last year, WardsAuto.com reported.





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Santa Comes Early at Pump as Gasoline Falls to Lowest Since 2009
The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. pumps slid to the lowest level since May 15, 2009, dropping 24.7 cents in the two weeks ended Dec. 19 to $2.47 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc.

UPS Turns Parking Lots Into Sorting Centers to Add Speed
Outside a brick-and-mortar sorting facility in suburban Atlanta, UPS has built its own Christmas village.

Nominations Open for 2015 Woman in Trucking Award
Women in Trucking Association and Navistar Inc. are seeking candidates for the 2015 Influential Woman in Trucking award.


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