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The West Virginia Legislature has passed a bill to allow use or nonuse of seat belts as admissible evidence in civil actions, a legislative step the trucking industry has applauded.

DETROIT — The global shortage of semiconductors has forced General Motors and Ford to further cut production at their North American factories as chip supplies seem to be growing tighter.

Boeing Co. grounded dozens of 737 Max jets to repair an electrical flaw that emerged just months after the planes were cleared to return to the skies, forcing airlines to cancel flights and line up replacement aircraft.

The transportation panel in the U.S. House of Representatives will convene April 14 to give members of the chamber a venue to seek support for certain infrastructure projects.

Robust demand for shipping goods across the world’s oceans shows no signs of slowing down, the chief executive of Germany’s largest container carrier said, signaling that elevated rates in the tight market for seaborne cargo may extend into the second half of the year.

American Trucking Associations has hired Jon Eisen to serve as director of the Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference.

The St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund announced March 29 that country music singer Wynonna Judd will headline its first virtual benefit concert.

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Suez Canal Blockage Ripples Through Trucking Industry

The containership that was blocking the Suez Canal has long since been dislodged, but the ripple effect of the delays it created could be felt across the supply chain for a while, experts said.


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