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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

U.S. Report Warns Truckers on Border Violence

Mar
30,
2009
0

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

Truckers State of Mind

Feb
13,
2009
0

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

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

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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