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We get asked a lot why and how the DOT has the authority to regulate hours of service and equipment, among other things. Trucking attorney Paul Taylor explains.
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Tony "Clown" Cheramie, Byron Boudreaux, and David & Tyler Huval were headed to the Gulf Coast Big Rig Truck Show in Billoxi, Mississippi.
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Texting and driving is dangerous. Despite the mountain of evidence proving the dangers of distracted driving, a recent study reveals most drivers don’t believe texting while driving is dangerous. Welcome to the dangerous effects of confirmation bias, something the trucking industry knows a lot about.
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Seldom, today, do drivers use a CB to alert other drivers of events up ahead or Smokey Bear, let alone to check on other drivers on the side of the road. Now, often instead of a quick off-and-on switch with the lights, we get hit with bright lights in the mirror.
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Barnette says the truck is always a head-turner when out on the road for its unique design from other truckers and the motoring public. Inside includes a pistol grip skull shifter and skull steering wheel spinner add to the theme of the rig.
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In addition to its advanced mapping system and pedestrian awareness systems highlighted by the company in a global press event last week, Continental offered a ride in its Innovation Truck — a concept vehicle the company uses to test platforms in development.
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Are you tired of working for a trucking company that dictates everything to you, such as how much they will pay you? Are you tired of sitting at loading docks and not getting paid? How about fueling and not getting paid for the time? I'm sure your answer is yes to all three questions.
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Owner-operators and small fleets tend to be more conservative with existing drain intervals, often not realizing the original equipment manufacturer recommends intervals longer than what they’re practicing.
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Say hello to the Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity. It’s new. I’ll refer to it here as PTIO. It appears to be another business-funded outfit claiming to work for the public good, when in fact it isn’t. Not really.
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What can you do about back pain? We’ll have the answer, plus the latest on the California split speed limit.
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