Nevada Trucking Association CEO named to ATA council post

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Enos, CEO of the Nevada Trucking Association , succeeds Brenda Neville as chair. Enos became president of the Nevada Trucking Association in 2006.

FreightWaves Classics: “Hell in Nevada” for transcontinental convoy

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Hell in Nevada . So, 102 years ago today, the Army convoy was crossing Nevada. TRUCK TRAIN MIRED IN NEVADA DESERT.” The Times report also stated, “After leaving Orr’s Ranch, the last station in Utah, the road led over a long stretch of desolate, mountainous, Nevada desert.

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Southwest coalition seeks to connect supply chains ‘growing chaotically’

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that seeks to stage certain logistics activities in Nevada, Utah and Arizona and away from the densely populated metropolitan and port areas in California. The supply chains of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona are inextricably linked and growing chaotically.

1st big snowfall of season possibly coming to Mountain West

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A storm will begin to cool things down across the northern Rockies on Thursday and Friday, with areas from northern Nevada into Montana, Wyoming and Idaho getting some rainfall,” according to a forecast by AccuWeather meteorologist Rob Richards.

FreightWaves Classics: Big plans for Interstate 11 coming down the road

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miles and runs on a mostly northwest-southeast alignment in Nevada, running concurrently with U.S. The highway would then cross the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge into Nevada. I-11 in Nevada. Photo: Nevada Department of Transportation).

Raging wildfire inches closer to Lake Tahoe

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The Caldor Fire in eastern California grew to almost 200,000 acres Tuesday evening, prompting the evacuation of 22,000 residents in South Lake Tahoe and the partial shutdown of casinos in nearby Stateline, Nevada. The lake straddles the California-Nevada line high in the Sierra Nevada.

Rise of the Machines: How Self-Driving Trucks Will Alter the Supply Chain

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If you are driving through Nevada and see a truck driver reading a book…don’t freak out

Intermodal Summit: Precision scheduled railroading ‘all about doing more with less’

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DETAILS: Matt Parker, a legislative chairman with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) in Nevada, discusses with FreightWaves’ Kevin Hill why precision scheduled railroading (PSR) isn’t about precision, but about profit.

Heat wave scorching the West again

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The National Weather Service has excessive heat warnings posted across most of California, much of Utah, the western half of Arizona, southern and western Nevada, southern and eastern Oregon, as well as southern Idaho.

FreightWaves Classics: I-15 runs from southern California through the Intermountain West

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The highway passes through California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Montana. In addition, I-15 from San Diego to Mesquite, Nevada via the Inland Empire and Las Vegas is part of High Priority Corridor 16/70, which is known as the Economic Lifeline Corridor. I-15 in Nevada.

Trucking, logistics firms rocked by embattled bottled water producer’s bankruptcy filing

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Several trucking and logistics firms are collectively owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after a Nevada-based bottled water company — currently under federal investigation over allegations that its water resulted in a nationwide hepatitis outbreak — went out of business.

Dangerous triple-digit heat wave continues across West

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Records could be tied or broken again Monday and Tuesday in many parts of Nevada and California, with records also possible in portions of Utah, northwestern Arizona, eastern Oregon and southern Idaho.

Ship game

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Plus, White House releases Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force goals; Semi Megachargers spotted at Giga Nevada; coil rolls off back of semi; fast food sends corporate workers to the cash register; and the perfect peanut butter and jelly ratio.

Wildfire woes continue in the West

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It has charred nearly 154 square miles of trees and brush in the northern Sierra Nevada after breaking out Aug. Multiple large wildfires have incinerated at least 700 homes, many in and around the Sierra Nevada communities of Greenville and Grizzly Flats.

Viewpoint: Why is rail being left out of regulatory discussions?

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Do federal policymakers not understand the premise we have pushed here in Nevada, which is that the public bears a substantial risk as the result of the movement of certain freight by rail? This commentary was written by professional locomotive engineers Jason Doering and Matt Parker.

Missouri trucker charged in double homicide is still at large

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once headquartered in Illinois and now located in Nevada. According to Nevada secretary of state documents, Steven Nagy is listed as the registered agent of Challenger Express Inc.,

Dixie fire spreading, now second biggest in California history

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The Dixie fire began the afternoon of July 13 and leveled much of the historic Sierra Nevada town of Greenville last week. Over the weekend, the Dixie fire in northern California became the second-largest wildfire in the state’s history.

Ferocious California wildfire spreading toward Lake Tahoe

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An explosive California wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes, as well as devastated a mountain community , is threatening the nearby Lake Tahoe basin, which straddles the California-Nevada line.

Record-breaking heat wave coming to Northwest

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Highs will soar into the 90s and triple digits from far northern California to Oregon, Washington and Idaho, as well as far northwestern sections of Montana and Nevada.

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Delivery robots are coming to a college dorm near you

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The company is adding the University of Illinois Chicago, the University of Kentucky, the University of Nevada, Reno and the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to its list of around 20 participating schools.

Record-breaking heat wave this week for truckers in the West

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The NWS has also posted these alerts for most of Nevada, Utah and Arizona, as well as the western half of New Mexico. A brutal heat wave that began over the weekend will spread across more Western states all week long.

Viewpoint: When elected officials fail to govern

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Joining in this action as aggrieved parties were the states of Nevada, California and Washington, all of which have passed laws establishing minimum train crew size.

Bulk carrier Trimac acquires California-based cement hauler

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With 132 employees, 105 of which are drivers, the nearly 20-year-old company also transports fly ash, gypsum, lime, limestone and sand throughout California and Nevada.

Heat wave still scorching Western freight markets

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Southern California and Nevada. This also includes Palm Springs, Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley in California; Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City, Nevada; as well as far western Arizona. Unseasonable heat will continue to scorch several areas of the West.

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Humongous Dixie fire threatening more California towns

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It’s also the largest single wildfire in state history — second largest counting the August complex, which included multiple fires that merged — and it’s the only California wildfire on record to burn across the Sierra Nevada.

Record heat keeps trucking across the West

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Since Saturday, record highs in the 90s and triple digits have been set in cities large and small in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Nevada. Record heat continues to scorch the West in areas where drought is widespread and wildfires are burning.

Flood threat persists for truckers in Deep South

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Snow could develop Saturday in parts of the Sierra Nevada in eastern California, as well as the mountains of northern Nevada. Flooding: Westhaven Subdivision in Baton Rouge @NWSNewOrleans pic.twitter.com/U2fiookWPZ — Jesse Gunkel (@JesseGunkel) May 20, 2021.

The Pain of Picking the Wrong 3PL with Esther Kestenbaum Prozan

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Fulfillment locations include New York, California, New Jersey, Kentucky, Nevada, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Pain of Picking the Wrong 3PL with Esther Kestenbaum Prozan. Esther Kestenbaum Prozan and Joe Lynch discuss the pain of picking the wrong 3pl.

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5 states with toughest chain laws for truckers

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Nevada. Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Charles Caster told FreightWaves that Nevada doesn’t require commercial drivers to carry chains during any certain period of the year. Commercial truck drivers have a tough job, especially when winter storms kick in.

Manhunt continues for trucker believed to have strangled girlfriend, drowned daughter

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The company was once headquartered in Illinois and is now located in Nevada. According to Nevada secretary of state documents, Steven Nagy is listed as the registered agent of Challenger Express Inc.,

Large Western wildfires continue charring millions of acres

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Monsoonal thunderstorms could produce heavy rain and possible flash flooding early in the week from Southern California to central Nevada. Dozens of large wildfires are still scorching millions of acres of land in the U.S., most of them in the West.

FRA, states develop 40-year plan to bolster Midwest passenger rail

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Related links: Nevada says push for freight rail not an attack on trucking. The Federal Railroad Administration and regional and state stakeholders have unveiled a 40-year plan aimed at restoring and boosting the existing passenger rail network in the Midwest.

Soaking storms for truckers across eastern US

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Reminder for truckers: Triple-digit heat will continue Wednesday and Thursday from portions of the Northwest to southern Nevada and several parts of California. Truckers will have to plan ahead and expect delays in the eastern U.S the rest of the week.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

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High winds will make driving dicey for truckers Wednesday from parts of southern Nevada into southeastern California. After repeated rounds of heavy rainfall pounded the south-central U.S. over the past few weeks, the threat will shift northeastward the rest of this week.

Semi tough: Tesla electric Class 8 truck leader departs company

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Electrek reported that Guillen wanted to stay in Nevada, where a Tesla Gigafactory is located in Sparks. The departure of Jerome Guillen, who was overseeing the oft-delayed Tesla Semi program, renews questions about when the electric trucks will be on the road as more than prototypes.