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In a move to respond to concerns by the trailer and glider industry, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it plans to “revisit” its Phase 2 provisions on greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency for medium- and heavy-duty engines.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said he is confident that the federal electronic logging device mandate will take effect on schedule on Dec. 18 after years of debate and legal challenges.

President Donald Trump will not move forward with a planned Advisory Council on Infrastructure, a person familiar with the matter said Aug. 17.

The cyberattack that befell FedEx Corp.’s TNT Express unit earlier this summer highlights an ever-increasing risk that many trucking fleets are up against — and which may not be insured under the typical coverages they carry, insurance industry experts say.

While the growth of e-commerce is widely viewed as a boon for last-mile deliveries, customer returns of the merchandise that’s delivered also are forcing change across carriers’ and shippers’ supply chains, industry experts said.

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Managing Editor/TT Features Seth Clevenger sets the stage for Transport Topics' Aug. 23 LiveOnWeb program that will discuss the impact of the ELD mandate on fleets' bottom line.

Complete coverage of the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships from the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 9-12.

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The Trucking Moves America Forward mascot will be revealed Aug. 26 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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Strike by Concrete Truck Drivers Threatens Seattle Construction Projects

More than a quarter of King County, Washington’s concrete delivery-truck drivers have gone on strike, and the rest could soon join them — threatening to delay dozens of projects amid the region’s record construction boom.

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