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J.B. Hunt Transport Services saw revenue and earnings increase due to strong segment growth during the first quarter of 2021, the company reported April 15.

An American Trucking Associations Technology & Maintenance Council task force called for action April 16 to develop best practices to address cab corrosion.

As federal policymakers prepare to consider comprehensive highway policy legislation in the coming weeks, the top Republican on the U.S. Senate transportation committee reiterated calls for bipartisanship.

The Biden administration’s proposal to increase funding for operations at the U.S. Department of Transportation would enhance the flow of commerce and respond to concerns linked to climate change, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg told House lawmakers April 15.

Drivers at grocery delivery startup Imperfect Foods Inc. have voted to unionize, an apparent victory for organized labor as it steps up efforts to make inroads into California’s fast-growing startups. The company said it would challenge the results.

The Ohio Trucking Association announced that Nicholas Delzeith was selected as its 2020 Driver of the Year.

Lytx announced April 8 the recipients of its 2021 Driver of the Year and Coach of the Year awards.

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