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TuSimple revs up U.S. Postal Service

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple announced today that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded it a contract to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling the agency’s trailers more than 1,000 miles between the USPS distribution centers…

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Teamsters oppose under-21 CDL pilot proposal

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters union has joined the majority of early commenters rejecting a proposed pilot program to lower the restriction for an interstate commercial driver’s license (CDL) from 21 to 18. Roughly 75 percent of the 180 comments…

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U.S., Canada to lift metal tariffs

The United States and Canada have reached a deal to remove tariffs on steel and aluminum, ending a costly battle and removing a hurdle to the adoption of the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. Both governments agreed to lift the tariffs…

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Today’s Pickup: May flowers for Seattle tech scene

Good Day, Although many are surprised to hear it, Seattle has a bit of an inferiority complex when it comes to its tech startup scene. As FreightWaves reported earlier this year, the anxiety stems in part from the sparse numbers…

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