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DOT announces speed limiter proposal; mph setting open for debate
60? 65? 68? FMCSA awaits public input
A long-awaited, much-debated proposal for requiring speed limiters on heavy trucks was released today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). While the 118-page proposal suggests that speed limits of 60, 65 or 68 mph would be beneficial, the agencies will get public input before setting the actual number, according to U.S. Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx.

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Apex Capital launches 24/7 roadside assistance program
DALLAS. Small carriers can now get access to truck breakdown assistance, road service, towing, and accident dispatch services at negotiated discounts through Apex Capital’s 24/7 Roadside Rescue program. Along with big fleet buying power, the program assists Apex clients with everything from simple diagnostic help to full-service repair management.

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GCR rolls out new Tire Assessment service
DALLAS. GCR Tires & Service showcased an array its products and services at the Great American Trucking Show here. For the second year in a row, the company educated GATS attendees on the importance of tire maintenance while demonstrating technology designed to increase uptime and improve safety.

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