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Martin Luther King Jr. Acceptance Speech

Martin Luther King Jr. held his acceptance speech in the auditorium of the University of Oslo on 10 December 1964. Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness, Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: I accept the Nobel Prize for Peace at a moment when 22 million Negroes of the United States of America are engaged in a…

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Truck drivers across US work through bad weather, COVID-19 surge

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – They’re the lifeline for the country. More than 3.35 million truck drivers in the United States are working through the recent COVID-19 surge to bring you the products you need. Varney Kanneh said he’s been a truck driver for four years. He told News 3 the weather this time of year…

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Human Trafficking Day

Crucial that truckers know the warning signs of this crime so they can be the eyes ears on the road to help #End Trafficking.

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays and a very Happy New Year!  From all of us at Capital Driver Leasing.

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Thanksgiving

To our valuable team members: We’re so thankful for all you’ve done for our business this year. All of your hard work and dedication has helped us reach so many of our company-wide goals for 2021.  On this holiday, we want to make sure you know how much you’re appreciated as a member of our…

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6 Things You Should Know About Personal Conveyance

Your driver had to wait long past his appointment to unload, and now he’s out of hours. The receiver says the driver has to leave the property, but doing so will break federal hours of service rules. The now-required electronic logging device means he can’t “fudge” his duty records with the ELD as he might have…

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Veteran’s Day 2021

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.

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Shortage of truck drivers forces UK to issue visas

Violence reported at petrol stations; US also heading for crisis Britain and the United States are both in a logistics crisis as a shortage of truck drivers looms large over the horizons of both the countries. The UK is already experiencing a disaster as fuel stations have run out of petrol and motorist have come…

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Royford Burris named Highway Angel of the Year

Florida-based Stevens Transport driver Royford Burris addresses the Truckload Carriers Association attendees after being named Highway Angel of the Year for the 2020 calendar year. The Truckload Carriers Association had its work cut out for it in naming the Highway Angel of the Year at its annual Truckload 2021 conference and exhibition, ongoing through today…

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Perspective: In Hard Times, Truckers Deliver

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] As the remnants of Hurricane Ida were still whirling across Louisiana, tractor-trailers full of generators had already begun rolling into the Bayou State. For millions of storm-weary Louisianans, huddled without power in the darkness and heat, the cavalry was coming. It was yet another timely…

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