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Electric truck market growth is poised to accelerate even as infrastructure constraints hinder that trajectory, according to experts.

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.

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

If electric vehicle company Nikola can get its hydrogen fuel cell trucks and filling station network operable, the company could pull in hundreds of millions a year from federal incentives.

NEW ORLEANS  — Oil companies offered a combined $264 million for drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico on March 29 in a sale mandated by last year’s climate bill compromise.

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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DOT Focuses on Strategic Investments in Supply Chain

WASHINGTON — Department of Transportation leaders want to make strategic federal investments in infrastructure projects to increase supply chain resiliency and enhance the economy.

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RXO Opens New Cross-Border Facility in Texas

RXO celebrated the grand opening of its newest cross-border facility in Laredo, Texas, the company announced March 29.

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Florida is now able to train 3,500 truck drivers yearly due to its funding of workforce training as the state approved six new third-party FleetForce truck driving schools.

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