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Hours of Service to Change Again?

Jan
20,
2008
5

After a long, hard battle advocates finally accomplished their goal in having the hours of service for truck drivers changed to the current 14/10 rule with the 34-hour restart thrown in for support. Remember all the news this was making … Continue reading

Winter Driving Tips

Nov
4,
2007
3

On December 21st at precisely 7:42 A.M. EST, the sun’s rays will strike one of the two tropical latitude lines, and thus winter will officially begin for the Northern Hemisphere. This will also be the official beginning of “winter driving” … Continue reading

Independent Truck Drivers Have It Tough

Aug
19,
2007
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By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=L._Winslow]L. Winslow  It has never been easy to be an independent truck driver and with the high fuel prices, high cost of insurance and over regulations and bureaucracy; including out of control taxes it is a wonder that there … Continue reading

Truck Driving in Iraq : You Think It’s Tough Here?

Mar
4,
2007
0

Truck driving undoubtedly has its challenges here in the United States. Crowded highways, not enough parking areas and long hours are just a few of the problems drivers face on a daily basis. I was enjoying a meal at a … Continue reading

The Brotherhood of Trucking

Feb
27,
2007
1

Trucking has seen a lot of changes through the twenty-nine years I’ve been involved in the profession. I can only imagine what the pro’s with forty to fifty years of trucking under their belts have seen. I remember when I … Continue reading

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