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Dangers and Repercussions of Heavier and Larger Trucks

Sep
21,
2015
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The US Department of Transportation advised Congress not to change the current truck weight and size laws as the agency lacks much needed data to make clear assessments of the impact of any alterations. The Under Secretary of transportation, Peter … Continue reading

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Will Trucks of the Future Revolutionize Freight Shipping?

Nov
26,
2014
2

by  Lorenzo Estébanez Since the dawn of the space age, one of the biggest promises of the future was a driverless car. The future’s been a mixed bag—there aren’t any colonies in space, but the Internet is better than anyone … Continue reading

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Taking the Reconditioned Utility Truck Business to New Heights

Aug
18,
2012
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I-80 Equipment is one of the top names when it comes to buying utility trucks on the secondary market. They’ve been in business since 1992. While they do well in the traditional areas of business, they excel at one thing … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry Could See a Change in 117 Year Tradition

May
13,
2010
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Before the modern trucking industry came along, the world moved by ships and trains.  Steam engines made up the large portion of the movement of goods, but years earlier German engineer Rudolf Diesel was working on a much better alternative. … Continue reading

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U.S. Closer to Opening Mexico Border for Trucking

Feb
11,
2010
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Congress could be moving closer to allowing Mexican trucks to haul cargo through the United States, helping to end a trade dispute hurting some exporters, the U.S. Trade Representative said on Monday. In March 2009, U.S. … Continue reading

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Are Mexico Trucks Coming to American Roads?

Aug
9,
2009
4

I’m reaching the point of saturation with political topics.  It seems that at every turn there is some battle taking place within America’s politics.   So at times, I tell myself . . . no more.  Then, another piece of news … Continue reading

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Border May Reopen for Mexico Truckers

May
27,
2009
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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is working to reopen the borders from Mexico to allow Mexican trucks to travel within the United States by June, 2009.   Stating that the tariff’s imposed by Mexico when Congress refused to allow Mexican trucks into … Continue reading

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Future of Trucking is Changing

May
19,
2009
11

The Association of American Railroads have launched their campaign showing the benefits of moving freight across America versus the use of semi trucks.  The three major points they issue, explaining the benefits of using the railway system over trucking are: … Continue reading

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Railroad Bill Introduced to Congress

May
17,
2009
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We first reported about the plan to build a railroad transportation yard in the state of Virginia, back on April 26th, 2009, and how this is more than likely, the true underlying reason for the planned closings of the rest … Continue reading

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Return of Railroad System Planned For Trucking Traffic Cut-Back

Apr
29,
2009
5

The Obama Administration is moving forward as part as their stimulus package plan, to bring back transportation by way of the railroad system, such as were the days of the 19th Century.  Pledging $8 Billion for the plan, it will … Continue reading

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