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Preston Feight (left) and Ron Armstrong of Paccar

Paccar Inc. appointed Preston Feight CEO effective July 1, succeeding Ron Armstrong, the company said in an April 18 news release.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has received separate exemption requests from Extreme Logistics and the American Pyrotechnics Association regarding certain hours-of-service rules.

Continuing a trend that started in 2017, higher rates from customers in a strong freight market produced record profits for P.A.M. Transportation Services in the first quarter of 2019.

Minnesota’s recent law banning the use of handheld cellphones while driving will improve safety for motorists and truckers alike, according to Minnesota Trucking Association President John Hausladen.

Training is a critical step when incorporating collision avoidance technology into fleets, according to representatives from the trucking industry.

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MCE coverage screenshots and Azbee Award

WASHINGTON — Transport Topics collected honors in eight categories, including a gold award for its coverage of the 2018 Management Conference & Exhibition, as the American Society of Business Publication Editors handed out its 2019 Mid-Atlantic Azbee Awards on April 17.

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In a joint letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan, Tesla Inc.’s top executive and the securities regulator said they haven’t been able to resolve a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about his electric-car company. The judge agreed and gave them until April 25.

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