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Trucking Operations Continue as Heat Pounds Western States

digital thermometer Outdoor temperature reading in Portland, Ore. (Maranie Staab/Bloomberg)

As extreme heat smothers western states, trucking operations are pressing on at a regular pace.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 8, 2021
Business

Heat Wave Causing More Tire Failures, Adds Strain on Drivers, Fleet Execs Say

This summer’s relentless heat wave throughout much of the United States is taking a toll on motor carriers, as executives told Transport Topics of multiple problems, including a spike in tire blowouts.

August 6, 2012