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Apnea Awakenings

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That’s all well and good for an author, but the life of a truck driver going to sleep while at the wheel may fall apart too. And sleep apnea is a common cause of daytime sleepiness. Marten Transport out ... April 1st, 2012

Gadget Central

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The annual Consumer Electronics Show, held each January in Las Vegas, is a gadget-hound’s paradise. Take your average Best Buy store, multiply the floor-space by about 150 or so, and then fill it up with just about every conceivable tech ... April 1st, 2012

Trucking Elite April 2012

CalArk Names Thomas McCarroll Driver of the Year CalArk Trucking has chosen Thomas McCarroll as its 2011 Driver of the Year. McCarroll was recognized by CalArk president Rochelle Bartholomew and her father, CalArk founder Thomas Bartholomew, during an employee award luncheon ... April 1st, 2012

Salvo™ Drive-Away Prevention System for Loading Dock Safety

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Castell’s Salvo range of drive-away prevention products promote safety on automatic and manual loading dock doors. Its new Salvo Control Panel+ (SCP+) is easier both to use and install. April 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

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

Are You Ready for Trucking 2012?

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CSA has had and is having a tremendous effect on carriers and drivers. In just the past 30 days I have had three carriers call my office out of the blue with just one request; HELP! These three ... November 1st, 2011

Appeals Court Tosses Out EOBR’s

On August 26, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided against the Federal Motor Carrier Association’s (FMCSA) Final Rule No. 2004-18940, better known as the Electronic On Board Recorder (EOBR) rule set to take effect June ... October 1st, 2011

Survey Highlights Shift Work Disorder

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New survey results released today by Men’s Health Network and Cephalon, Inc. found that shift workers, people who work non-traditional hours such as overnight shifts, report that these shifts can negatively impact their health, work and well-being. The survey revealed ... September 1st, 2011

New Book Offers Scientific Solution To Workplace Safety

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A new book says that science could have helped prevent everything from the BP oil spill to the recent recall of salmonella-tainted eggs, but not the science that requires microscopes and lab coats. August 1st, 2011