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New Technicians Lack Skills, Fleets Find as Demand Grows LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More technicians will be needed soon, nearly 77,000 more by 2026. However, plenty of students are in the pipeline. But questions remain about their ability to meet real-world needs in a shop, and about how to keep them once hired, experts said.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 23:45:00 EDT Video From Self-Driving Uber Car Captures First Fatal Collision Police in Tempe, Ariz., on March 21 released dashcam videos of the fatal accident March 18 in which an Uber car operating in autonomous mode struck and killed a pedestrian, showing the car did not slow down or alter its course to avoid her.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 EDT Federal Drug Advisory Board Discusses Proposed Hair-Testing Rule ROCKVILLE, Md. — Members of a federal drug testing advisory board met in a closed session on March 21 to review a draft proposed rule. The rule would allow trucking companies to conduct government-certified pre-employment drug testing using hair samples, according to a top official with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:15:00 EDT Texas Bombing Suspect Is Dead ROUND ROCK, Texas — The suspect in the recent deadly bombings in Austin and at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio blew himself up March 21 as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:15:00 EDT FedEx Reports Solid Quarter, Expands Walmart Deal FedEx Corp. reported results for its fiscal third quarter ending Feb. 28, with net income of $2.1 billion, or $7.59 earnings per share, compared with $562 million, or $2.07 a share, in the same period in 2017.