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FMCSA Must Focus on Trucking Industry Reality

Mar
5,
2014
2

In the era of CSA, more regulations continue to be placed upon the professional truck driver. Safety groups and industry decision-makers continue to believe that in order to increase safety, additional regulations are needed.  It has become an industry which … Continue reading

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Trucking affected by high fuel prices, fuel efficiency and emission regulations

Feb
27,
2014
0

It’s been over a week since the President announced his commitment to establishing standards for fuel efficiency,  greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, and dependency on foreign oil.  The DOT and EPA have been directed to develop and issue a Notice of … Continue reading

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Rule Targeting Truck Fuel Efficiency Stifles Innovation

Feb
21,
2014
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  President Obama’s order for the DOT and EPA to develop and issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) by March 2015 to increase Fuel Efficiency standards and Greenhouse Gas Emissions standards also calls for technological innovations and alternate fuels. Is … Continue reading

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Preserve Technologies Enables Fleets to Cut Costs and Improve the Environment

Feb
20,
2014
2

  February 19, 2014 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Preserve Technologies Enables Fleets to Cut Costs and Improve the Environment SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Preserve Technologies announces the rollout of the ONBOARD™ ECVD system that significantly reduces oil and fuel consumption … Continue reading

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Telemedicine: Medical Help for Over the Road Truckers

Jan
9,
2014
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Becoming ill while driving, it’s happened to all of us who have driven any length of time over the road. What do you do?  Many drivers say they just “tough it out” and keep driving.  But there are many times … Continue reading

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Is the Driver Shortage creating negligent hiring among carriers?

Dec
20,
2013
6

Being active in Social Media is time consuming, but the ability to share information with one another creates great benefits for all of us. While reading a thread on LinkedIn, I was going through a lot of the comments in … Continue reading

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Utilizing Technology to increase Trucking Profitability

Dec
11,
2013
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Whether one is an owner operator, independent or fleet owner, the major key to financial success within the trucking industry is to know what your operating costs are and utilizing the means available to reduce them. The professional driver must … Continue reading

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Singer Songwriter Tony Justice delivers “Apple Pie Moonshine” at truck stops

Dec
10,
2013
2

  The long wait is over, singer-songwriter Tony Justice’s latest CD, “Apple Pie Moonshine” has been released to all major truck stops (just in time for Christmas), and fans are purchasing them faster than the elves can keep up with … Continue reading

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Comments to FMCSA’s Data Systems to Improve Uniformity in the Treatment of Inspection Violation Data

Dec
3,
2013
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by Richard Wilson- TCRG Consulting On December 2, 2013 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration via the Federal Register, made changes to it Motor Carrier Management Information System. Motor Carrier Management Information System Changes to Improve Uniformity in the Treatment … Continue reading

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Lone Mountain Truck Leasing Signs Over 1000th Title to Independent Owner-Operator

Nov
30,
2013
0

Lone Mountain Truck Leasing recently signed over the title for a Freightliner Columbia to Lance Hairrell, a Landstar BCO. This is the 1000th title signed over to an owner-operator completing Lone Mountain’s lease-purchase program. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 … Continue reading

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