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Week of August 29, 2016

July Tonnage Rises 0.3% 
Truckload Pricing Ticks Up After Pressure in First Half 
Facing Increasing Regulatory, Business Pressures, Private Fleets Seek Assistance With Compliance 
Advisers Offer Sleep Apnea Guidelines as FMCSA Considers Health Proposal 
US Fleet Size Surpasses 4 Million, Report Says 
Pilot Program Allows Vets Ages 18-21 to Work as Interstate Drivers 
Brokers Offer Smartphone Apps for Truckers to Make It Easier to Find Available Freight 
Diesel Increases 6¢ to $2.370; Gasoline Rises 4.4¢ to $2.193 
Study Finds Continued Savings for 17 Fleets Through Use of Fuel-Efficient Technologies 
Competition Intensifies in Factoring Sector as Conditions Weaken in Trucking Market 

Week of August 22, 2016

CDL or Bust: Students Train to Become Truckers 
New GHG Rule Finalized  
Kenworth Enhances Product Line 
Wal-Mart’s White Captures National Truck Driving Championship 
Mobile Apps, Reserved Spaces Help Drivers Locate Available Parking 
July Class 8 Sales Tumble 39.8% 
Trailer OEMs Are First Group to Face New GHG Mandate 
Canada Plans to Require Use of Electronic Logs 
N.Y. Teamsters Fund to Seek US Approval to Slash Retiree Pension Benefits By 31% 
STB Upholds Bill of Lading Changes 

Week of August 15, 2016

OEM Engines Grow Share  
Online Database Could Ease Driver Detention, Experts Say 
In Typical Roadside Tire Emergencies, It’s Often Tire Makers to the Rescue 
Diesel Falls 3.2¢ to $2.316; Gasoline Dips 0.9¢ to $2.15 
Transportation Groups Urge Lawmakers to Preserve Funds for State Infrastructure 
ATA Wins N.Y. Truck Toll Diversion Case 
Intermodal Shipments Fall 6.1% in 2Q 
Ontario Enhances Training for New Truckers 
FMCSA Prompts Drivers to Look Out for Trucks 

Week of August 08, 2016

Dredging Makes Slow, Uneven Progress on East Coast to Welcome Bigger Ships 
OEMs, Suppliers Tested by Falling Sales, Generate Mixed Second-Quarter Results 
June Trailer Orders Plunge 50%  
Jumbo Cargo Ships Crossing Daily as Panama Canal Use Ramps Up 
UPS Raises 2Q Net Income on Higher Package Volume 
Cummins Unveils Next-Generation X15 Series 
Trucking Pioneer Cochrane Dies at 103; Founded Overnite 
XPO, YRC Post Profits in 2nd Quarter 
DTNA to Start Medium-Duty Engine Production 
TT Wins National Award From ASBPE 

Week of July 25, 2016

Class 8 Sales Plummet 27.7% in June; Eighth Decline in Last Nine Months 
June Tonnage Rises 2.1% 
Spear Picks Four Exec. VPs for ATA Leadership Team 
Alt-Fuel Infrastructure Build-Out Paves Way For Trucks Powered by Natural Gas, DME 
Buffalo Bills Player Doubles as Trucking Owner 
Truckers, FMC Urge Changes to PierPass Fees 
Shell Rotella Unveils New Engine Oil Lineup 
Senate Confirms Darling as FMCSA Administrator 
Speed Limiter Proposal Expected Before Fall After Decade-Long Wait, FMCSA, NHTSA Say 
Swift Lawsuit Reinstated; Marten Case Dismissed 

Week of July 18, 2016

New Regulations, Technology to Disrupt Industry, TT100 Execs Say 
Refrigerated Trailers Still a Bright Spot, Aided by New Rules, Customer Demand 
Fleet Failures Accelerate in 2Q  
FedEx Freight Adds Pricing Option Based on Distance, Dimensions 
Commenters Question Sleep Apnea Plan 
Facebook Group Established to Fight Drivers’ Depression 
FMCSA Plans 2-Year Test to Permit Removal of Some No-Fault Crashes From CSA Scores 
Truck-Rail Freight Falls 5.5% in 2nd Quarter 
Lawmaker Says Tax Plan in 2017 to Fix Trust Fund 
Campaign for Teamsters President Begins 

 
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