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Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide Inc. received a $700 million federal loan in exchange for a nearly 30% share of the company.

The U.S. economy will see a slightly deeper contraction this year but a bigger rebound in 2021 than previously forecast, according to updated estimates from the Congressional Budget Office.

Tesla Inc. reported a sequential gain in quarterly deliveries that seemed improbable weeks ago, sending its stock surging toward Wall Street’s most bullish price target.

A $1.5 trillion infrastructure package advanced by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 1 will never be enacted into law, said the top Republican on the chamber’s transportation panel.

Density is not related to confirmed COVID-19 infection rates, according to a study from a team of public health and planning experts.

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Newsmakers video series from Transport Topics

American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello will discuss how trucking has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic to kick off a new video interview series from Transport Topics on July 9 called Newsmakers. Register now.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed 2020 into a challenging and unprecedented year for the trucking industry, but at least for now, Transport Topics' annual ranking of the largest for-hire carriers in North America remains fairly stable.

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Louisiana Passes Legislation Aimed at Significant Tort Reform

Louisiana lawmakers have passed legislation aimed at helping the state’s truckers fight off excessive jury verdicts in court.

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