Sixth-sense driving

James Jaillett | April 01, 2012

FLEET INSIDER/DRIVER OF THE MONTH/Hummer driver Rick Dearth has relied on a little luck and extra awareness to reach the 2 million-safe-mile mark.

Perdue wins Navistar innovation award

Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2012

FLEET INSIDER/BRIEFS/Perdue Farms has won the Strategic Partnership Award for truck fleet innovation, Navistar Inc. and Salisbury, Md.-based Barr International Trucks announced.

FMCSA online HOS handbook

Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2012

FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has produced an online handbook, http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/documents/hos/logbook.pdf, showing 30 examples of the new hours-of-service rules.

Cab protection device

Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2012

GEAR GUIDE/Built for cab and sleeper security, the SleeperLock uses a strap-like device to hook to the inside door handles of most tractors and prevent doors from opening.

Pulse

Max Heine | April 01, 2012

One key distinction regarding free speech within trucking is that company drivers are employees.

Intelliroute TND

Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2012

GEAR GUIDE/GPS UNITS/These Rand McNally GPS units offer historical and real-time traffic views.

Finding support to kick the habit

Kathleen Buccleugh | April 01, 2012

HEALTHY OBSESSION/Just as creating a habit of exercising is easier when you have a partner to encourage you, quitting a bad habit such as smoking is easier when you have a partner to discourage you ...

Shell Rotella SuperRigs contest set

Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2012

FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/More than $30,000 in cash and prizes will be on the line at Shell Rotella SuperRigs’ 30th anniversary competition May 17-19 at the Speedco in Joplin, Mo.

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