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Obama Pushes to Extend Alternative-Fuel Tax Credit to Trucks

After touring a truck factory in North Carolina last week, President Barack Obama outlined to plant workers his proposal for a new federal tax credit that would encourage carriers to add to their fleets vehicles powered by natural gas or … Continue reading

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Federal Rule Bans Hand-Held Cell Phone Use by Commercial Drivers on the Road

Studies show that commercial vehicle operators using hand-held cell phones while driving have a higher risk of getting into truck accidents. Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation made its latest effort to end distracted driving with a final rule … Continue reading

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