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St. Christopher Fund Update

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The St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund (SCF) was started in late 2007 as a non-profit organization with a mission to assist professional truck drivers whose medical problems led to financial difficulty. The SCF is happy to report ... March 1st, 2012

Feature: Is Trucking In Your Blood?

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Until recently, I’d never considered what forces may have drawn me into the trucking industry. My own introduction to the industry came after a headhunter found an opening with an ocean carrier who had their own in-house truckers. Twenty-two ... February 2nd, 2012

Do I have to produce my Logbook?

A driver sent in the following form and asked my opinion as to whether he should use it if he were stopped. I reproduce it exactly as I received it for your review. However, I caution you to ... February 1st, 2012

Second-Round Santa

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Santa has come and gone, and assuming you were on his “nice” list, you probably received at least one of two tech gifts over the holidays. The tech gizmos are great, but they almost always need a few accessories for ... February 1st, 2012

Am I at Risk for Heart Disease?

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Everyone knows you’re at risk for heart disease if you’re overweight, if you smoke, if you have a family history, etc. But did you know there is a simple test that will tell you your risk? The test ... February 1st, 2012

What’s Ahead for Transportation in 2012?

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In the calm between the holidays (as this February issue was being prepared), it’s time to ... February 1st, 2012

Crete Carrier Driver Says OnGuard Technology Saved Three Lives

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John Carr, a veteran driver with 36 years behind the wheel, had just started as a Crete Carrier driver in 2009 when he was assigned aScreen shot 2011-12-28 at 10.56.54 AM new Freightliner Cascadia equipped with Meritor WABCO’s OnGuard Collision ... January 1st, 2012

TCA & Randall-Reilly Announce 2012 Driver of the Year Finalists

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The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and Randall-Reilly Business Media & Information Company (Randall-Reilly) are pleased to announce the company driver and owner operator finalists in their prestigious 2012 Driver of the Year competition. January 1st, 2012

Freightliner’s Slice of Life Trucker Henry Albert Blogs About His Trucker Buddy Class Visit

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Henry Albert is the owner of Albert Transport, Inc., based in Statesville, NC. He has been a trucker for 26 years ... January 1st, 2012

Maverick Transportation Announces New Truck Order of 350 Units

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Maverick Transportation, LLC, recently announced that they will begin taking delivery on 350 new trucks in the 1st quarter of 2012. The new equipment will be 2012 and 2013 Freightliner Cascadias equipped with electronic onboard recorders, auxiliary power units, and ... December 8th, 2011