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Memorial Day Brings Rise in Cargo Theft, Reminds CargoNet

CargoNet has issued its annual reminder that cargo theft activity often increases around Memorial Day weekend and is once again offering common sense tips to avoid becoming a victim.

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House Bills Seek to Ease Veterans’ Path into Trucking

Acting in bipartisan fashion, as it often does, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved two bills on May 24 intended to make it easier for military personnel and veterans to obtain Commercial Driver Licenses.

XPO veteran LTL driver Antoine Seegars is one of the company’s driving school instructors.  XPO’s LTL unit operates the schools at over 80 locations in the U.S. Photo: XPO Logistics

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XPO Logistics Offers Free Tuition and Income via Driving Schools

XPO Logistics is offering prospective truck drivers free tuition, part-time work and an opportunity for a full-time job with the company through its network of commercial driving schools.

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Federal Court Rules Against XPO in Driver Misclassification Case

A federal district court judge has issued a judgment in favor of five port and rail truck drivers against XPO Cartage in a driver misclassification lawsuit, awarding the drivers nearly $1 million in reimbursement and legal fees.

Bill Rethwisch's 2016 Peterbilt 389 won Best of Show at this year's SuperRigs competition. Photos: Shell Rotella

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Peterbilt 389 Wins $15K and Best of Show at Shell Rotella SuperRigs

Bill Rethwisch of Tomah, Wis., won this year’s Best of Show honors with his 2016 Peterbilt 389 at the 35th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition.

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Gorilla Safety App Supports Fleets Using AOBRDs

Gorilla Safety has announced that its mobile app now includes automatic onboard recording device integration to help fleets as they transition to meet the impending electronic logging device mandate.

Photo courtesy of Love's Travel Stops

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Private Fleet Awards $1.8M to its Safest Drivers

Gemini Motor Transport, the fuel hauling fleet for Love’s Travel Stops, has awarded $1.8 million in bonuses to 78 of its safest drivers.

Winners of the Private Fleet Leadership awards. Photos: NPTC

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NPTC Awards Fleet and Driver Honors

The National Private Truck Council honored the winners of several fleet and personnel awards, including the Private Fleet Leadership awards, Fleet Safety awards, and the Driver Hall of Fame, at its annual conference in Cincinnati.

Photo: Shell Rotella

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35th Shell Rotella SuperRigs Starts May 18

The 35th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck beauty competition is set to take place from May 18-20 at the Exchange Center at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla.

Photo: FMCSA

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Seven GOP Lawmakers Signal Support for Hair-Testing Truckers

A letter signed by seven Republican Congressmen lays out their unequivocal support of a petition calling for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to allow hair testing in lieu of urinalysis to meet drug- testing requirements for truck-driver applicants.

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