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The market for mergers and acquisitions in trucking is poised to stay robust, but could undergo some changes, an expert said during a recent industry event.

Protecting the safety of travelers over the Golden Gate Bridge, including 555,000 truck drivers carrying freight annually, was a key topic among Washington officials gathered in San Francisco near the iconic landmark to celebrate a $400 million federal grant for earthquake resiliency.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. experienced a year-over-year decline in revenue and earnings during the fourth quarter of 2022, the company reported Jan. 26.

General Motors Co. has taken a central role in pushing the Treasury Department to change how the government defines a sport utility vehicle and expand how many buyers can get electric vehicle tax credits.

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge eased further in December, and consumer spending fell — the latest evidence that the Fed’s series of interest rate hikes are slowing the economy.

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Positive Marijuana Tests Among Drivers Grow at Alarming Rate

Nearly 41,000 truck drivers tested positive for marijuana in 2022, a 32% increase over 2021, according to a report recently compiled from data in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse.

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Trucking Groups Not Pleased With Toll Hikes in Northeast States

Toll increases this year in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York are frustrating trucking companies that are having to pass on costs in the form of higher freight charges.

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Transport Refrigeration Unit Makers Go Electric

While all-electric transport refrigeration units might seem a relatively new development in the refrigerated transportation segment, the technology has developed over the last 20-plus years.

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