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    Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    Southern Recipe and St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund Support Truck Drivers Through ‘Pedal to the Kettle’ ContestPork Rind Leader Supports Charity in 7th Annual Truck Driver Appreciation CampaignLima, OH (August 1, 2018) – Southern Recipe, the preferred pork rind brand, will honor the more than 3.5 million hard working truck drivers in our country who travel nearly 400 billion miles each year ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 09, 2018
    While it’s not news to anyone in the trucking industry, media and consumers are finally realizing the potential impact of the ongoing driver shortage. A booming economy and a higher demand for goods will likely exacerbate the already severe driver shortage, especially when trucks deliver over 70 percent of goods across the country. The average age of a truck driver is 49 and a large number of ...read more
    Categories: General
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Governor Kate Brown has declared a statewide wildfire emergency in Oregon. Per the Oregon Department of Transportation Motor Carrier Transportation Division: "Pursuant to 49 CFR Part 390.23(a), motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance for emergency relief efforts related to the these fire danger conditions are exempted from Parts 390 to 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Region 1: Portland Metro and Hood River County (Portland, Multnomah)​This work will require closures around-the-clock, meaning 24 hours a day, for two weeks of three of the bridges that connect I-84 and I-5 in July and August 2018.  Only one bridge will close at a time.  The bridge that connects I-5 northbound to I-84 eastbound will only require nighttime closures.  In addition to the two-week ...read more
    Categories: Traffic / Road Closures
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    Last week, Darren Phillips, a truck driver for a Utah fuel company and an Iraq war veteran, came across a Wyoming state trooper wrestling with a man on the ground along I-80. “I put my brakes on, and I jump out," Phillips told KSL-TV. "And by this time, the trooper is on his back and the guy is on top of him. The trooper saw me running over, and as soon as I got up to him, he says, ‘He’s going for ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    The I-5 Repaving Project will repave both north and southbound lanes, including exit and entrance ramps, for six miles of I-5 between the Marquam and Interstate bridges. The project also will replace freeway signage, upgrade ADA ramps and replace the median barriers at a couple key locations. Construction begins June 11 with nighttime and weekend closures planned. Get the details
    Categories: Traffic / Road Closures
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    BEND - Work continues on the City of Bend project improvements around the 14th Street Reconstruction Project. Work is taking place between Newport Avenue and Galveston Avenue, excluding the roundabouts, and Simpson Avenue to Albany Avenue, including the Simpson roundabout. Travel restrictions and detours are in place. Click here for the latest.
    Categories: General, Traffic / Road Closures
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    William Pearson, a CDL instructor with 25+ years of truck driving experience offers tips to new truck company owners: Confessions of an Owner -Operator   
    Categories: General
    Monday, February 05, 2018
    Check out J.J. Keller's calendar of events for 2018!
    Categories: Member News
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