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Week of December 05, 2016

Electric Class 8 Introduced  
President-Elect Picks Elaine Chao to Lead Transportation Dept. 
Diesel Prices Expected to Climb Following OPEC Cuts in January 
Transport, Logistics Firms Use Workplace as Training Ground for Future Leaders 
Whittington Steps Down as CEO; Middleton Takes Post at Grammer 
Pilot CEO Haslam to Give Deposition in Suit Seeking Damages in Fuel Rebate Scheme 
Lakeville Motor Express Ceases Operations; Local Teamsters Denounce Owner’s Tactics 
Self-Driving Truck Hauls Tanker in Ohio as State Invests in Smart Infrastructure 
Funding Proposal Would Last Into Late Spring, Ryan Says 
DCLI to Raise Chassis Fees; Trucking Response Mixed 
Used Class 8 Prices Decline in October; Analysts Forecast Weaker Market in 2017 

Week of November 28, 2016

October Tonnage Dips 0.9% From 2015 
Big Drop in Class 8 Registrations Signals End of Truck-Buying Spree 
Borne Back Ceaselessly Into the Past, Truck OEMs Return to Medium Duty 
Congress Seeks Short-Term Fix With Funding Through March 31 
Trump Will Not Eliminate GHG Efforts, EPA’s McCarthy Says as Term Nears End 
Trump’s Team Evaluating DOT Candidates  
J.B. Hunt Settles Discrimination Case With Sikh Applicants Over Hair Testing 
Trailer Orders Top 21,000 
Shippers Spur Competition Between Trucks, Railroads 
Diesel Falls 2.2¢ to $2.421 as Crude Rises 

Week of November 21, 2016

Class 8 Sales Plunge 29.3%  
Expected Surge in ELD Demand Could Lead to Messy Rollout 
ATA to Expedite Task Force for Infrastructure Funding 
Oil-Field Transportation Sector Requires Specialized Trucks, Versatile Drivers 
Senators Endorse Safety Potential of Autonomous Driving Technology 
NTSB List Targets Many Trucking Issues; Hazmat Shipping Is Newcomer to Top 10 
Classified Information: Unnamed Carriers to Play Role in Presidential Transition 
October Spot Market Index Rises 1.8%; Rates Rebounding, Analysts Say 
Diesel Drops 2.7¢ to $2.443; Gasoline Falls 4.9¢ to $2.184 
Out-of-Service Rates Inch Up in CVSA’s Brake Week Blitz 
Voters OK $203 Billion for Transportation; Major Turnover Coming in State Capitols 

Week of November 14, 2016

Trump Touts Infrastructure 
Voters in Illinois, New Jersey OK Transportation Lockboxes 
Industry Changes Could Force Transport Firms to Adapt or Fail 
Hill Transportation Leaders Re-Elected, Pledge to Craft Long-Term Highway Bill 
Intermodal Drops 4.6% as Trucking Gains Loads 
Cargo Thieves Feast on Thanksgiving Week; More Than $8.2 Million Stolen Since 2012 
Diesel, Natural-Gas Engine Makers Compete for Slice of VW Settlement 
Heavy Cancellations Reduce October Net Orders to Fewer Than 14,000 North American Trucks 
For-Hire Trucking Adds 3,000 Positions 

Week of November 07, 2016

Central States Woes Continue, Pension Value Falls $500 Million 
Hair Testing Concerns Linger; Experts Urge More Research 
Hauling Hazmat Offers Carriers Opportunities but Demands Compliance With Complex Rules 
Pennsylvania Trucking Execs Back Shuster 
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Seeks Toll Cheats 
Appeals Court Rules Against OOIDA in ELD Case 
XPO Logistics Sells Truckload Unit, Posts Record Third-Quarter Profit 
FMCSA, NHTSA Extend Time for Speed Limiter Comments 
Cargo Theft Off 9% in 3Q; Food, Drinks Top Target 
Tepid North American Market Hurts Results in 3rd Quarter, Equipment Suppliers Report 

Week of October 31, 2016

Self-Driving Truck Delivers  
FMCSA Panels Give Approval for Driver Health Measures 
Trucking and Logistics Deals Anticipate Capacity Crunch 
Trucking Industry’s Onboard Video Market Expands to Multicamera Deployments 
FTC Charges Two With Deception in Selling Registration Services 
Volvo Trucks Showcases Active Driver Assist; System Uses Alerts, Braking to Prevent Crashes 
Truckers Face Third Double-Digit Toll Hike on Illinois Tollway System in Three Years 
Bill Shuster Pledges Long-Term Funding for Infrastructure in Re-Election Fight 
UPS Profits Edge Up in Third Quarter, Aided by International Results 
Third Quarter LTL Results Mixed; YRC Tumbles, Others Gain 
Panama Canal Authority Gives First Look at Increased Cargo Following Expansion  

 
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