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What is the Outlook for U.S. Trucking Industry?

Apr
27,
2009
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Reported by:  Jonathan S. Reiskin, Associate News Editor Is the trucking industry as we know it in North America changing?  Will trucking careers slide downward and may even eventually become somewhat “obsolete?”  Many experts believe it will and are advising … Continue reading

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Joel Harvey guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE”

Apr
20,
2009
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Joel Harvey is the founder of the Kool Rig System – the World’s first Hybrid Solar Powered Heating and Air Conditioning System for truckers. The Kool Rig system provides the driver quiet, clean and comfortable climate control and reduces the … 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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Family of Murdered Truck Driver Seeks Safety Bill

Apr
18,
2009
4

Truck Driver Jason Rivenburg was murdered while resting at an abandoned South Carolina gas station March 5th, 2009. Jason chose the abandoned lot because of the shortage of safe truck parking, which has been an issue for drivers for  many … Continue reading

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Hybrid Solar Powered APU System for the Trucking Industry

Apr
14,
2009
5

With new laws and regulations effecting the idle time for truck drivers and trucking companies alike, staying comfortable in the truck cab is becoming more difficult than ever.  By not allowing truckers to idle their trucks, they are expected to … Continue reading

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U.S. Report Warns Truckers on Border Violence

Mar
30,
2009
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The Highway Information Sharing Analysis Center, funded by the Department of Homeland Security, issued an advisory on Friday warning “drivers and trucking companies that they could be exposed to violence from Mexico’s drug wars.”   The warning stated, “Truck drivers carry … Continue reading

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Truckers State of Mind

Feb
13,
2009
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Trucker.  One simple word, yet it creates a multitude of images in our minds: The outlaw, the loner, the renegade … one individual who won’t take anything from anybody.  Truckers have a rough lifestyle.  A life that very few people … Continue reading

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Stimulus Plan offers Nothing for Trucking

Jan
30,
2009
4

    By Allen Smith of Truth About Trucking, LLC   $819 billion dollar stimulus plan . . . that’s $819,000,000,000!   If you think times are rough right now, you probably haven’t seen anything yet!  Historically, a recession always passes within … Continue reading

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Trucking Movie “Drive and Deliver” on DVD

Nov
19,
2008
3

I recently read a post on another trucking blog about the increasingly popular Trucking Movie, “Drive and Deliver”. This documentary movie represents  life on the road through the eyes, perception and reality of 3 truck drivers. Many truckers will relate to this movie, and although I haven’t watched … Continue reading

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