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Love’s Travel Stops today opened new stores in Illinois and North Dakota. Combined they offer professional drivers 176 new truck parking spots. The new Love’s in Channahon, Illinois is located off Interstate 55 and has 91 truck parking spaces, while the new location in Valley City, North Dakota is located off Interstate 94 and has 85
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We’re just now beginning to accept that we have to do things differently from what we have always done in order to maintain our aftertreatment systems. Photo: Jim Park We’ve had 14 years to figure it out, yet diesel particulate filter maintenance remains a nightmare for many fleets. Why do DPFs elicit such gnashing of
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A Groendyke Transport driver was recently honored for his efforts to avoid a head-on collision while driving in Florida. The Truckload Carriers Association named Morgan Kirkland, from Milton, Florida a Highway Angel for his skill in preventing a deadly head-on collision while transporting highly flammable methanol. The TCA explains: Morgan Kirkland, from Milton, Florida, was
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21st January 2021 An agreement has been signed by PACCAR and Aurora to develop, test and commercialise autonomous trucks.  Peterbilt and Kenworth cabs will be used for the project, which will integrate PACCAR’s autonomous vehicle platform with Aurora Driver. Aurora provides a range of self-driving technologies, including hardware, software and operational services. These specific elements
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Photo: U.S. Xpress “2021 will be a story of contending tailwinds and headwinds,” says U.S. Xpress in a blog post about its 2021 Economic Forecast. The forecast, from one of the country’s largest and most forward-looking truckload fleets, looks at economic indicators such as GDP, unemployment, Class 8 truck orders and the Logistics’ Managers Index.
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Four tractor-trailers were among 13 vehicles involved in two related crashes on Interstate 90 in South Dakota Monday, Jan. 18. The driver of one of the rigs was injured and is facing charges. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said 13 vehicles were involved in the accidents in Sturgis, South Dakota Monday afternoon. Combined,
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