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Prime, Inc., the trucking company, has filed a lawsuit in federal court against online retailer Amazon, alleging the company infringed Prime’s trademarked use of the word “prime” on trucks and trailers.
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A major trucking company has announced that they’ll be laying off dozens of truck drivers due to the closure of one of their Indiana facilities. On May 18, Penske Logistics informed Indiana officials that they will be shutting down their Fort Wayne facility, resulting in a large number of layoffs.
The Truckload Carriers Association has recognized a Melton Truck Lines driver as a Highway Angel after he helped a couple whose vehicle was pushed into his truck by another truck on a mountain pass during a blizzard.
Indiana State Police couldn’t resist the headline “Sticky situation on I-80/94” for its news release about a crash of a tractor-trailer loaded with honey this morning.
An unidentified truck driver wound up in the middle of a high-speed police chase in Des Moines, Iowa Tuesday afternoon, April 23. WHO-TV reports police were chasing two suspects who lost control of their vehicle, slammed into the truck and flipped, which ended the chase. The suspects’ car was quickly surrounded by members of a tactical team.
A driver for Revere Transportation of Akron, Ohio, has been recognized for stopping to help after witnessing a vehicle lose control on icy roads and flip multiple times, ejecting the driver and a passenger. Christopher Lemaire of Erath, Louisiana, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.
BLS contends that, though fleets struggle with driver retention, there’s little evidence of a shortage of those willing to drive a truck, pushing back against what it calls the “industry’s own account” that there’s a labor shortage in the long-haul trucking segment.