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    USDOT grants $1.5 billion to fund truck parking, bridge replacement, and other infrastructure initiatives

    Washington, D.C. – The Trucker reported in mid-September, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announced that the Biden-Harris administration awarded $1.5 billion through the competitive Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant program for highway, multimodal freight, and rail projects. The statement revealed that these projects will make our transportation systems safer and more resilient, alleviate supply […] More

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    Sen. Cramer, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Remove Burdensome Regulations on American Trucking Industry

    Washington, D.C. –  According to Senator Cramer’s official website, he and Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) are introducing legislation that will remove burdensome government regulations impacting the agricultural industry, school districts, and trucking companies in the state of North Dakota. In 2012, then-President Barack Obama signed legislation establishing a new rule requiring entry-level driver training (ELDT) […] More

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    Know a Highway Hero? Goodyear wants to see their story

    Have you heard of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.’s Highway Heroes? The two tire companies have teamed up and announced the return of their annual Highway Hero Award, a program celebrating professional truck drivers who are selfless on and off the road. Through the end of the year, the tire manufacturer will accept nominations for […] More

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    TSA grants renewal exemption for truck drivers with HAZMAT Endorsement

    The Truckers reported that The Hazardous Material Endorsement (HME) holders whose endorsements have expired or will expire before the end of the calendar year will temporarily be excluded from the TSA Security Threat Assessment requirement. For every motorist applying for, renewing, and transferring a hazardous materials endorsement on a state-issued commercial driver’s license, the HME […] More

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