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In 1992, Worcester donated remembrance wreaths to be placed on the graves of veterans at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. as a way to honor heroes during the holidays. Little did he imagine that 25 years later, the program would have expanded worldwide with an estimated 1.5 million volunteers arranging wreath-laying ceremonies in their hometowns.

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Freightliner Trucks Deliver Wreaths Across America

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president and CEO of Garner Trucking Inc. and vice chairman of the American Trucking Association (ATA), has donated the use of patriotic, custom-painted Freightliner trucks and their drivers to volunteer with Wreaths Across America for five years.

UPS has placed the largest order so far for Tesla's upcoming electric truck. Photo: Tesla

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UPS Orders 125 Tesla Semi Electric Trucks

UPS has announced it has reserved 125 Tesla Semis, the new electric Class 8 truck that was recently unveiled by Elon Musk.

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Navistar Returns to Profitability, Expects Strong 2018

Navistar International Corp. reported on Tuesday that it returned to profitability as it wrapped up its 2017 fiscal year and final quarter.

Photo via HighTechDad/Flickr.

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IRS Raises Mileage Reimbursement Rate

The Internal Revenue Service has increased the business mileage reimbursement rate to 54.5 cents from 53.5 cents for 2018. The new rate will go into effect on Jan. 1.

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ELD Mandate Finally Arrives, to Growing Pains and Praise

The electronic logging device rule kicked in on Dec. 18 and enforcement has begun across the country.

Photo courtesy Verizon Telematics

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Verizon Honors Truckers with Holiday Dinner and Concert

Verizon Telematics hosted a pop-up event on Dec. 14 at the Whiskey Pete’s Truck Stop in Primm, Nev., to bring holiday cheer and gratitude for truckers.

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TBEI Lake Crystal Names New General Manager

Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI), a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation, announced Brett Hart has been named general manager of TBEI Lake Crystal.

Image of LoadMaster courtesy of LTA Manufacturing

Products

LoadMaster In-Bed Cargo System

LTA Manufacturing, LLC, now offers the LoadMaster series of in-bed sliding tray cargo management systems, including the LoadMaster Composite (CP) Bed System, LoadMaster SD (Standard Duty), and LoadMaster HD (Heavy Duty).

Photo of smoke from the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, Calif., via California National Guard/Flickr

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Calif. Utility Equipment Investigated for Connection to Fires

Southern California Edison (SCE) is under investigation for its connection to recent fires in the state. Six fires began earlier this month as seasonal Santa Ana winds picked up, affecting nearly 264,000 acres across five counties in the region.

On Saturday, each truck will carry approximately 4,700 wreaths. It takes 52 trucks to deliver 246,000 wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery alone! (Photo courtesy of Omnitracs)

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Omnitracs Honors Veterans with Wreaths

For the eighth consecutive year, Omnitracs has pledged $25,000 towards the purchase of 2,500 wreaths to be laid on the graves of our nation’s veterans.

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