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WINTER STORM: Regional Emergency Declarations In Effect

IMPACTING: CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MISSISSIPPI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, TENNESSEE, VERMONT AND WISCONSIN WASHINGTON, D.C. (DOT Via TruckingNewsNow.com) — In accordance with the provisions of 49 CFR § 390.23, the Regional Field Administrators for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Midwestern and Southern Service

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Louisiana Woman Killed In Crash With Dump Truck

VACHERIE, LA (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Louisiana State Police) –Shortly after 6:30 this morning (Wednesday, January 23, 2019), Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop C began investigating a two-vehicle fatality crash on LA 3127 at LA 3213. The crash took the life of 51-year-old Toneka Terry. The preliminary investigation revealed Terry was traveling south on LA 3213 in a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

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Holland Driver Surpasses Three Million Miles

HOLLAND, MI (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Holland Trucking) — Holland professional driver Richard Dain recently logged his 3-millionth consecutive mile without a single preventable accident. This makes Dain one of 35-active Holland drivers to have reached this incredible safety milestone. The 3-million-mile record is an exceedingly rare accomplishment placing Dain among an elite group of professional drivers. To lend some perspective to this milestone, driving 3-million-miles

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Estes Awarded At Unishippers Covention

RICHMOND, VA (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: ESTES) — Estes was awarded the 2018 Multi-Regional LTL Award at the Unishippers 2019 Annual Convention & Sales Meeting in San Diego in January. Estes is also a previous recipient of Unishippers’ Global Logistics LTL Platinum Partner of the Year Award. Rachel Calleja, Unishippers’ operations manager, said that Estes was chosen based on franchise system survey

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FMCSA Extends Emergency Order For North, South Carolina, Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: DOT) — The Regional Field Administrators for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Southern and Eastern Service Centers, hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants extension of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2018-007 issued on September 10, 2018 and continuing the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

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Joe Fried, Michael Leizerman Among First Board Certified Truck Accident Attorneys

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NEW YORK, NY (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Noted truck accident attorneys Joseph Fried and Michael Leizerman are among the first nine attorneys in the United States achieving “Board Certification” in Truck Accident law. The Board Certification is the first and only American Bar Association accreditation for Truck Accident Law in the nation. The inaugural group of just nine attorneys represents the stringent

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