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Twin 33s Can Offer Benefits 
The twin 33-foot trailer, the first potential nationwide truck-size change in nearly three decades, could generate attractive cost reductions for fleets and broad public benefits in reduced truck traffic, industry experts said.

CSA Scores Should Better Align With Safety Risks, Report Says 
The federal government’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program needs to be better aligned with the safety risks that cause truck crashes, according to a report by an independent review team.

Trucking Stocks Slip in First Half of 2015 as Investors Worry About Economy, Rates 
Investors’ fears that the economy will weaken and curtail carriers’ pricing power are pushing down trucking share prices at a time when the broader stock market hovered near record levels before last week’s pullback, analysts said.





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National Average Price of Diesel Falls for Sixth Week, Slipping 1.1¢ to $2.832
The national average price of diesel declined 1.1 cents to $2.832 per gallon, marking its sixth consecutive weekly decrease, the Department of Energy reported July 6.

Navistar Closes Indianapolis Foundry
Navistar Inc. said it has ended operations at the Indianapolis foundry where it previously produced engine blocks and heads for its MaxxForce engines.

Trade Gap Grew in May as Exports Fell Most in Three Months
The U.S. trade deficit widened in May as exports declined by the most in three months, showing businesses were having trouble drumming up sales to overseas customers.


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The starting point for limiting diesel emissions can be traced to a provision in a bill reauthorizing and expanding the Clean Air Act of 1977 that was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in 1990.
 
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