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FMCSA Removes Diabetic Drivers’ Eyes Exemption Request
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FMCSA Removes Diabetic Drivers’ Eyes Exemption Request

A new federal rule may come to realization according to which truck drivers with insulin-treated diabetes will not be requested a formal exemption from the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration).   On Monday the FMCSA announced that it needs public feedback on a revised 2015 rule which was about abolishing the exemption request for insulin-dependent diabetic truckers. The rule instead would give individual medical examiners authority to deny or to…

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President Trump Rejects Truck Drivers’ Sleep Testing Proposal
21 February 2016: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to several thousand supporters at a rally in Atlanta, Georgia.

President Trump Rejects Truck Drivers’ Sleep Testing Proposal

A proposed requirement for railroads and trucking companies has been withdrawn by the Trump administration. The goal of the above-mentioned proposal is to test truck drivers for sleep apnea. This is a disorder which is considered to be the cause of last year’s fatal train crash at Hoboken Terminal where a New Jersey Transit commuter train plowed through an end-of-track barrier at more than twice the appropriate speed. One man…

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Truckers Meeting President Donald Trump At The White House

The group of America’s Road Team gathered in the White House to discuss subjects that infect the industry, including to replace and repeal the ObamaCare. The President of the United States, who was wearing an ‘’I heart trucks’’ pin, sat in the cab of the ATA Share the Road truck and blew the air horn. After that he took selfies with the drivers and the CEO’s of the America’s Road…

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At Least 25 Injured In Maryland Bus Crush

After a charter bus filled with children overturned in Havre de Grace, Md.,  at least 25 people were hurt,  emergency workers said. Havre de Grace is about 40 miles northeast of Baltimore, along the Susquehanna River.   The crash took place around 9:30 a.m. It closed all lanes of I-95 in both directions, the Maryland Transportation Authority said. The bus was carrying children and three chaperones, plus driver, according to Maryland State…

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Gunman Opens Fire In Nursing Home After Shooting Officer

Authorities say a police officer was wounded during reports of a shooting at an Ohio nursing home.  Reports of the shooting at the Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville came around 7:30 a.m.  The village is about 24 miles east of Columbus.   Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Robert Sellers says Friday that the situation has ended and there is no threat to the public.   Sources tell WBNS the…

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Kenworth Plans to Build Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell and CNG-Electric Hybrid Drayage Trucks

Truck builder Kenworth company announced on Tuesday that they are jumping into the hydrogen fuel cell race with a Class 8 drayage truck, which is expected to launch by the end of this year. Such trucks are used to move around shipping containers to the distribution centers and at ports. During the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, which happened this week in Long Beach, the company announced that Kenworth's fuel cell project was…

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Truck Crashes Into Fullerton Apartment… Some Residents Transported To A Hospital

Sunday morning a truck slammed into an apartment in Fullerton, and multiple people were taken to the hospital.   The accident happened at 6 a.m. in the 650 block of Imperial Highway when the truck suddenly changed its direction. According to a police the driver of the tractor-trailer was traveling within the speed limit before the accident.   The family stated that the concrete wall fell on the mother, and…

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The First All Electric Flying Car Takes Flight… See The Video Here

Our vision of the modern world with flying electric cars has come closer to becoming a reality. The prototype two-seater Lilium Jet, a compact and lightweight electric plane capable of vertical take off and landing, completed an unmanned test earlier this month. The egg-shaped aircraft can be turned on from a wall socked and could even take off from the garden  even vertically, like a helicopter.  Its 36 jet engines then…

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“Facebook Killer” Brings An End To His Hunt By Committing Suicide… More Details Here!

The "Facebook Killer", the man that started a multi-state manhunt, also known as Steve Stephens, killed himself Tuesday Morning in Pennsylvania.   First off, who is Steve Stephens, ya we titled him as the so called "Facebook Killer", but why?   The "Facebook Killer" was being hunted for videotaping himself shooting Robert Godwin, a 74-year-old father of six. that is the reason he is called the Facebook killer, because he…

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Knight and Swift Transportation Join Together To Form Trucking Giant

Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation Company, two American trucking companies, are planning to combine in an all-stock deal as they seek scale amid pricing pressure in the trucking sector. Knight and Swift will operate under a single holding company if the deal goes through, but they will maintain different brands and operations. The joint firm, which will be known as Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, would have reported about $5 billion in annual profits last…

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