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Wednesday Dec 17, 2014 - Obama Signs Bill Suspending Enforcement of HOS Rule

President Barack Obama signed on December 16 the appropriations bill that halts enforcement of the requirement that a drivers’ 34-hour restart include two 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. periods and the once-per-week limit of the restart.

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Wednesday Dec 17, 2014 - The Department of Transportation wants truckers to sleep more.

Dick Pingel has a long wait ahead of him.

He’s sitting in the cab of his 18-wheeler at a warehouse in Norfolk, Neb., at about 3 in the afternoon, waiting to drop off an order of frozen juice. The warehouse had stopped taking deliveries at about 1 p.m. and doesn’t start again until early the next morning. So now, he has to wait at this way station between Omaha and Sioux Falls, where he’ll empty the rest of his load and make his way home to Plover, Wis. — a day l

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Wednesday Dec 17, 2014 - Smart Freight Funding is a New Risk-Free Freight Factoring Opportunity for Bulk Freight Carriers
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Wednesday Dec 17, 2014 - FedEx just bought one of the largest logistics providers in North America

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Tuesday Dec 16, 2014 - Grain bin collapses at Britton elevator

BRITTON — Officials expect to recover about half of the grain after a 40,000-bushel grain bin collapsed at an elevator in northeastern South Dakota.

The bin at the Wheaton Dumont Co-op elevator in Britton developed a leak and collapsed Sunday afternoon.

CEO Philip Deal tells the American News that the collapse also destroyed conveyors and other overhead equipment.

Wheaton Dumont has elevators in 10 co

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Tuesday Dec 16, 2014 - Truck rules should be based on science, not special interest favors to industry

In a Dec. 11 BDN OpEd, Brian Parke, president and CEO of the Maine Motor Transport Association, challenged safety advocates who argued against the anti-safety language Republican Sen. Susan Collins added to the omnibus spending

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Tuesday Dec 16, 2014 - Congress Rolls Back Trucker Rest Requirements
Story by J. Israel Balderas / CBS 12 News

LAKE WORTH -- Keeping truckers on the road longer.

Fatigue is often a major factor in many crashes. So why are federal lawmakers saying its okay for big rig haulers to drive more and sleep less?

Right now federal safety guidelines require drivers take a 34-hour “restart” period once every seven days. That 34-hour rest period must include two consecutive overnights between 1:00am and 5:00 a.m.

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Monday Dec 15, 2014 - Lawsuit Says Turner Grain Companies Shared Assets as 'Same Entity'

The financial mess at Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley is getting messier.

Bankruptcy attorney Kevin Keech of North Little Rock, who has been acting as receiver of the grain distribution company since September, filed a lawsuit last week in Turner’s bankruptcy case asking that eight related entities be stopped from shedding assets while he plans to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for each of the companies.

Keech said in the filing that the companies, with

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Monday Dec 15, 2014 - As fuel prices drop, trucking companies see opportunity to raise freight rates
By THOMAS BLACK • Bloomberg News

http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/as-fuel-prices-drop-trucking-companies-see-opportunity-to-raise/article_c5055df0-57bd-5dd3-aa5a-a47a340c88e6.html

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Monday Dec 15, 2014 - Fastest Freight Payments at the Lowest Factoring Rates for the Bulk Industry
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, individual owner-operator, and larger companies managing several trucks and drivers. We offer competitive low rates, quick pay, and superb customer service.

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