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Nussbaum Named Top 20 Best Fleets To Drive For Of 2019

Nussbaum Transportation is excited to announce that Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge have named Nussbaum one of the top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For of 2019. This is the 5th year IN A ROW that we have received this honor.

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Austin Peay University offering truck driver training

A new partnership between Austin Peay State University, Lockhart Trucking Academy, and ProTrain is expanding truck driver training opportunities in the Clarksville, Tennessee area.

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MATS free registration deadline Thursday, Feb. 28

The free pre-show registration deadline for the Mid-America Trucking Show is coming up Thursday, Feb. 28. After this deadline, registrations online or onsite will cost $10.

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The FMCSA worked with the CVSA and others to develop an English/Spanish visor card

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Livestock haulers seek expanded hours of service

A coalition of groups representing livestock haulers and others has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for more lenient hours of service regulations.

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Trump: Infrastructure improvement ‘is a necessity’

As he did about a year ago, President Donald Trump included improving the nation’s infrastructure in Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address to Congress.

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List of state, local idling regs updated

The American Transportation Research Institute this week released an updated list of state and local idling regulations to help truck drivers avoid fines for idling too long.

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Trucking keeps the economy trucking

“Thank God for Mississippi” is a widely known dig across the southeast. It’s an unfair remark about the state’s historical standing near the bottom across many important metrics like education, healthcare and income.

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Trucking tech finds a home at CES

I’m a sucker for today’s consumer technology. Being able to yell at a puck-sized device from across the room to play a specific song, turn on or off lights or lock the front door are conveniences I didn’t even know I needed just a few years ago when home assistants were first introduced.

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Crash rates unchanged by ELDs despite increased HOS compliance, study concludes

A group of researchers this month issued a report on the effects of the electronic logging device mandate, and they reached two main conclusions: The use of ELDs has not reduced the rate of truck crashes, but the frequency of speeding violations, particularly among the small carrier segment, has increased since the mandate took effect.

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