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Safety, Style, Family to Dominate at Indiana Truck Driving Championships

Indiana Truck Driving Championships Judges interact with a driver at the 2018 Indiana Truck Driving Championships. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Safety, style and family will be on display at the Indiana Truck Driving Championships, held June 7-8 at Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis.

Anneliese Mahoney | Associate Editor
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

2019 Missouri Truck Driving Championships

Photos from the 2019 Missouri Truck Driving Championships May31-June 1 in Branson. (Missouri Trucking Association )

Transport Topics
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

2019 Texas Truck Driving Championships

Photos of the winners at the Texas Truck Driving Championships in Waco, May 31 - June 1, 2019.

Transport Topics
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

Chris Morrison Continues Hogan Transports’ Winning Streak in Missouri

Chris Morrison Chris Morrison by Missouri Trucking Association

Chris Morrison of Hogan Transports won the Sleeper Berth competition to clinch the Grand Champion title at the Missouri Truck Driving Championships on May 31-June 1 in Branson.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

Brook Figgins Repeats in Sleeper to Take Colorado Grand Champion Title

Brook Figgins Brook Figgins by Colorado Motor Carriers Association

The second time was the charm for Brook Figgins of FedEx Freight, who won Sleeper Berth for the second year in a row and was named Grand Champion at the 2019 Colorado Truck Driving Championships on June 1 in Henderson.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

2019 Colorado Truck Driving Championships

Photos from the 2019 Colorado Truck Driving Championships June 1 in Henderson. (Colorado Motor Carriers Association)

Transport Topics
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

Florida Truck Driving Championships to Welcome Largest Field Ever of 300-Plus Drivers

One Team Florida photo from 2018 Truck Driving Championships "One Team Florida" drivers gather for their 2018 group photo. (Florida Trucking Association)

The Florida Trucking Association will host what it is billing as the largest Truck Driving Championships in its history June 6-8 in Daytona Beach.

Transport Topics
June 3, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Grain Farmers Besieged by Trade Threats, Unrelenting Rain

Flooding Flooding is taking place across the midwest and southern regions of the U.S. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

There has never been a spring planting season like this one. Rivers topped their banks. Levees were breached. Fields filled with water and mud. And it kept raining.

June 3, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Reaches Wingman Milestone

Bendix Wingman Fusion bendixvideos via YouTube

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has reached a 10-year milestone in collision-mitigation technology since the production of its Bendix Wingman ACB — Active Cruise with Braking in 2009.

June 3, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety

Navistar Agrees to Pay $135 Million in Suit Over MaxxForce Engines

Navistar International truck The logo is shown on the hood of an International truck in 2005. Navistar International Corp. has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit involving its MaxxForce 11- and 13-liter diesel engines. (Associated Press)

Navistar International Corp. has agreed to settle a federal class-action lawsuit over the exhaust gas recirculation setups the company used on its previous MaxxForce 11-liter or 13-liter diesel engines, according to a news release from a law firm representing the plaintiffs.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 30, 2019

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