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October 20, 2014: Examining oil & gas trucking; Congress looking to boost rail competition; starting a truck driver school

Oct. 20, 2014
This guest editorial in Fuel Fix magazine analyses the potential benefits and pitfalls of getting into the oil and gas trucking segment. KWCH News reports on a local Kansas community college’s effort to start a truck driver training program.

Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:

This guest editorial in Fuel Fix magazine analyses the potential benefits and pitfalls of getting into the oil and gas trucking segment.

KWCH News reports on a local Kansas community college’s effort to start a truck driver training program.

The U.S. Senate seeks to boost competition in the rail industry, according Electric Co-Op Today.

The Kitsap Sun says Washington state lawmakers might not be able to get a transportation deal done until next year.

Maintaining optimum health in the trucking business is no easy task, according to the NWI Times.

An obituary in The Blade newspaper honors an Ohio trucking magnate who also organized a WWII veterans association focused on Navy personnel who manned amphibious landing craft.

KTVZ.com reports on a log-hauling truck convoy being organized to honor the passing of one of their own.

Ford Motor Co. prepares a special “drift” model of its 2015 F-150 for the SEMA show, Autoblog says.

Bloomberg reports on $200,000 hand-built trucks it takes years to acquire.

Railroad giants CSX and CN are calling off merger talks for now, according to the New York Times.

About the Author

Sean Kilcarr | Editor in Chief

Sean previously reported and commented on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry. Also be sure to visit Sean's blog Trucks at Work where he offers analysis on a variety of different topics inside the trucking industry.

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