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FedEx Launches Autonomous Trucking Pilot

FedEx, in partnership with Aurora Innovation Inc. and Paccar Inc., launched a commercial pilot of autonomous trucking between Dallas and Houston, a 500-mile round trip, along the I-45 corridor.

“This is an exciting, industry-first collaboration that will work toward enhancing the logistics industry through safer, more efficient transportation of goods and we are pleased to collaborate with other industry leaders – Aurora and Paccar – on this endeavor,” said Rebecca Yeung, vice president of advanced technology and innovation at FedEx Corp.

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UACCB Opens Workforce Training Center

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville celebrated the grand opening of its new Workforce Training Center on Sept. 21.

“Our hope is that this center will be a marker for an increase in skilled education in the state,” Zach Harber, UACCB director of career and technical education said.

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NWACC Receives Grant to Establish Truck Driving Program

NorthWest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville will use a $288,700 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education to establish a commercial driver’s license training and truck driving program, which is expected to launch in phases starting late this fall.

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Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Suite 185
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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