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ATA's Chris Spear at the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

WASHINGTON — Enhancing recruitment and retention efforts across the trucking industry will benefit the connectivity of the country’s supply chain, American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear told a U.S. House panel March 28.

Lucid Group Inc. is eliminating 18% of its workforce, including employees and contractors, as the electric vehicle startup looks to cut costs in its second full year of production.

Capitol Agenda: Over the next few weeks, President Joe Biden’s latest budget request will continue to be examined by funding leaders in both chambers of Congress.

Trucking companies in North Dakota are going to be able to have greater flexibility and efficiency serving the agriculture industry with overweight and oversize permits due to a new law passed at the request of the state highway patrol.

WASHINGTON — Consumer confidence inched up in March after two straight monthly declines, even as persistent inflation and anxiety over a possible recession weighed on American households.

Roland Bolduc, the reigning National Truck Driving Championships grand champion, is training around the clock with a goal of returning to the winner’s circle this summer.

State competitions that determine who advances to the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships will kick off the first weekend in March. See the 2023 state-by-state schedule. 

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Seven More Sentenced in Staged New Orleans Crashes

Seven more individuals have been sentenced over the past month for their roles in staged crashes with tractor-trailers in the New Orleans area.

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Truck Parking a Priority for Administration, Buttigieg Says

Improving access to parking for the country’s truck drivers remains a priority for the Biden administration, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said recently.

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The electric vehicle charging industry will join Southern Nevada’s robust convention schedule with the inaugural EV Charging Summit and Expo on March 29.

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Nikola Corp.’s chief financial officer is stepping down next month in a shakeup of the zero-emission vehicle startup’s top ranks.

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DETROIT — U.S. highway safety regulators have opened yet another investigation into problems with Teslas, this time tied to complaints that the seat belts may not hold people in a crash.

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