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To Repair or to Replace: When Commercial Vehicles Break Down

May
20,
2016
1

To Repair or to Replace: When Commercial Vehicles Break Down   A truck in your fleet has started billowing more black smoke than usual, or the lifting arm on your excavator just doesn’t lift like it used to. The time … 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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Truck Driver Fights Back Against DAC Awarded $130,000

Oct
30,
2010
9

Attorney Paul Taylor of the Truckers Justice Center wins case against Carrier for Blacklisting on DAC Report: JUDGE FINDS MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION BLACKLISTED DRIVER, AWARDS DAMAGES AND ORDERS CORRECTION OF DAC REPORT : In a decision issued on October 28, 2010, … Continue reading

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Truck Leasing for the Owner Operator

Sep
7,
2010
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Leasing a truck and starting your own trucking business is a serious step for the want-to-be owner operator.  Knowing the right questions to ask and understanding the lease agreement is the first step in assuring that you, the driver will … Continue reading

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Cargo Theft serious issue for trucking industry

Aug
30,
2010
1

The U. S. trucking industry has seen a serious rise of cargo theft over the past few years and the problem is growing rapidly.  So much in fact, that stealing truck freight is becoming the “signature crime of the early … Continue reading

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Lease Program for Truck Owner Operators

Apr
22,
2010
6

For many CDL students and new drivers, owning your own truck and becoming an owner operator is a dream.   Running your own business and placing yourself in charge of your financial future is the ultimate goal for many newcomers to … Continue reading

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Government Takes Closer Look at Truck Owner Operators

Feb
19,
2010
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The Obama administration “will hire 100 more enforcement personnel and the IRS has begun auditing 6,000 companies” in order to crack down on the misrepresentation of truck owner operators as true independent workers.  As reported by Today’s Trucking, “The Labor … Continue reading

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Summer Gas Prices Forecast to increase Slightly

May
12,
2009
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As summer gets closer, the Federal Energy Information Administration is forecasting that price of gasoline and diesel fuel will increase slightly, but still remain much lower than seen in the previous year. Nationwide, gasoline this summer is predicted to average … Continue reading

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Trucker Offers Advise on Buying a Used Semi Rig

May
6,
2009
5

If you’re considering becoming an owner operator, obviously the most important decision you will make is in the purchase of the truck.  Many drivers will look for that truck with all the shiny chrome and “toys” that come with it … Continue reading

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Truckers Not Welcome in Greenwich, Connecticut

Apr
20,
2009
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Residents of Greenwich, Connecticut continue their fight to prevent truckers from parking along I-95 and other various places.  Weeks after the state DOT placed 26 signs along a 1.5 mile-long stretch of I-95 from the New York state line to … Continue reading

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