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Wreaths Across America

ARLINGTON, Va. — With the help of ATA Share the Road drivers and thousands of volunteers, more than 250,000 wreaths were delivered and laid on headstones the morning of Dec. 15 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. See photos.

In the news business, if journalists believe a story has some long-term relevance, we say the story “has legs.” The term is meant to suggest that a topic could carry forward for a while, or that an article could be published at a later date, since the content has lesser risk of growing stale.

It’s that time of year when we see a lot of information on how to promote safe driving during the holiday season. While this increased diligence is helpful, it’s just as important to establish an environment for truck drivers that promotes safety all year-round.

Trailer orders in November were the all-time record for the month as they surged to 43,600, according to ACT Research Co., citing preliminary data.

Elected officials are becoming more aware of the truck parking problem, but many can’t seem to convince their constituents why they should care, according to panelists at a recent conference on truck parking.

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