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    Buses being transformed into respite stations for the homeless

    A couple of school buses that have been retired from transporting students have been transformed into respite stations for homeless women in Jersey City, N.J. The city contacted Diamond Trailers/Specialty Vehicles to see if the company could take on outfitting the buses with a couple of showers, a restroom, a washer and dryer as well […] More

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    Blessings in a Backpack gets support from TA Services to fight childhood hunger

    Blessings in a Backpack, a national organization dedicated to feeding the estimated 11 million food-insecure children in the United States, recently received a pledge of monthly support from a transportation partner. TA Services, a full-service integrated solutions provider for freight brokerage, managed transportation, warehousing and fulfillment, and cross-border logistics, pledged to help Blessings in a […] More

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    Groups ask FMCSA to waive HOS rules for truckers hauling fuel

    This week, trade groups reached out to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) asking for regulatory relief for truck drivers hauling fuel. On Wednesday, April 28, national trade groups that represent truck stops, gas stations, and convenience stores penned a letter to FMCSA Acting Administrator Meera Joshi asking for an extension to a waiver […] More

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    I-4 in Florida ranks #1 as America’s deadliest road

    A new report looked at fatality rates on U.S. highways to determine which are the most dangerous for drivers. The ranking of the most deadly highways in America was shared on April 22 by fleet management software provider Teletrac Navman. To create the ranking, the company looked at four years of fatality rates over certain stretches […] More

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    J&R Schugel: Get the first peek at our newest trucks

    Content sponsored by J&R Schugel. At J&R Schugel, we’re focused on you – the driver. We take pride in knowing what our drivers need from their carrier. After all, we’re in the unique position of being a 100% employee-owned company. Your comfort and safety is our priority, which is why we’re so excited to tell […] More

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    Houston highway closed until further notice due to pavement problems

    Transportation officials in Houston closed a major highway due to major structural damage. The road closure was put into place on southbound Highway 288 in Houston, Texas. In the video below, you can see major cracks and buckling in the roadway. “Currently, it is observed to be a pavement failure that has caused structural damage, […] More

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