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Truck Tuning: What You Need To Know About Remapping

Dec
9,
2012
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    We know that there are a lot of truck racing fans out there, and that they love the highly-tuned trucks you see tearing round tracks at surprising speeds. For the average truck driver though, there is often very … Continue reading

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EOBRs mandate still has issues

Nov
14,
2012
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By: Allen Smith Anne Ferro, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), has made the agency’s commitment to the EOBR rulemaking very clear by stating, “It is definitely on the way.” Professional truck drivers who oppose any such … Continue reading

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Truth About Trucking “TV” Launches on Spreecast

Oct
20,
2012
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10/19/2012 Truth About Trucking “TV” made its debut today on Spreecast ,the most recently advanced “live” streaming video social media platform to date. Truth About Trucking “TV” is recorded “live” and later added to the archives and allows up to … Continue reading

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Truck Engine Testing in Extreme Conditions

Sep
19,
2012
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Performance and Reliability in the Face of Adversity By: Oliver Emms Haulage and transportation are critical to any economy. The UK’s Department for Transport for example recorded 2.47 million goods vehicles traveled from the UK to mainland Europe in 2010. … Continue reading

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CDL Training and the 800 pound Gorilla

Jun
12,
2012
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  Contributed by: Pierro Hirsch – Virage Simulation Everyone who works for a long time in driver training and licensing learns to live with the 800-pound gorilla. Scientists who visit the jungle only briefly, to study driver training and licensing, … Continue reading

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Distracted Driving: A Major Issue for Truck Drivers

Apr
24,
2012
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Contributed by : Kala Bell Distracted Driving Help The use of cell phones and other entertainment devices have surely had an effect on the transportation industry over the past few years. Distracted driving legislation has been put in place in … Continue reading

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GPS tracking Helps Locate Missing Drivers

Apr
16,
2012
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One of the most horrifying experiences for a family to go through is to have a loved one go missing. “Not knowing” brings all kinds of possible scenarios into one minds of what “could have” happened. This is a real concern … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Convention Sparks Drivers to Attend FMCSA-MCSAC Meetings Dec 5-8th

Dec
1,
2011
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A major goal of the 2011 Truck Driver Convention this past October, was to allow voices to be heard in order to create public awareness regarding the concerns of the professional truck driver. Another goal was to inform those within … Continue reading

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IdleAir Adds Facilities in Georgia, Tennessee

Nov
18,
2011
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IdleAir has opened two new locations, furthering their plans for expansion and providing professional drivers an alternative to idling their engines and APU’s.  The newest locations include: Dalton, GA – Pilot #421 – I-75 at exit 326 White Pine, TN – Pilot #412 … Continue reading

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Dynasys APU System Give-A-Way

Aug
19,
2011
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As a truck owner operator or fleet owner, how would you like to win a Dynasys APU for your truck? The unit, valued at $8,200 installed, will be awarded to the winner of the Dynasys APU Give-A-Way, presented by Hodyon, … Continue reading

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