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  • FMCSA Sued Over Information in Driver Inspection Reports
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has "intentionally or willfully" improperly disseminated truck-driver inspection reports that contain references to violations not classified as "serious driver-related safety violations," according to a lawsuit filed by six independent owner-operator truck drivers.
  • US-Nafta Trade Up 5.4% in May
    U.S.-Nafta trade in May increased 5.4% over the same period a year ago, aided by continued reliance on trucking, according to TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • Covenant's Net Income Rises to $3.8 Million
    Covenant Transportation Group reported its second-quarter net income doubled to $3.8 million, or 25 cents per share, from $1.9 million, or 13 cents, a year ago.
  • Court Approves OOIDA-C.R. England Settlement
    A Utah U.S. District Court judge has approved a settlement requiring motor carrier C.R. England to pay a class of independent-contractor truck drivers $3 million in damages and attorney fees for alleged "truth-in-leasing" violations.
  • Caterpillar's Profit Rises to $999 Million
    Heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar Inc.'s second-quarter profit rose to $999 million, or $1.57 a share, from $960 million, or $1.45 a year ago, but sales declined.
  • Knight's 2Q Income Rises 36%
    Knight Transportation's second-quarter earnings rose 36% to $25.8 million, or 31 cents per share on higher demand.
  • Union Pacific Net Income Rises 17%
    Union Pacific Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 17% to $1.29 billion, or $1.43 per share, continuing a trend of profit growth reported by other railroads.
  • Mullen's 2Q Income Dips
    Canadian transportation firm Mullen Group said net income fell in the second quarter as the Canadian economy grew little.
  • Jobless Claims Decrease to Eight-Year Low
    The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than eight years.
  • June Trailer Orders Jump 44%
    New trailer orders jumped 44% in June from a year ago as high demand for new equipment continued into the summer, ACT Research reported.
  • Ryder's Second-Quarter Net Income Rises
    Ryder System said its second-quarter earnings rose from a year ago, as its fleet management and supply chain units revenue increased.

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Waiting for food at Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Waiting for food at Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Me waiting for food at the Sapp Brothers Truck Stop restaurant at Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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