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Cab protection device

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.

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FMCSA online HOS handbook

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.

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Pulse

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

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Intelliroute TND

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

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Finding support to kick the habit

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 — from smoking!

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and truckers receive recognition and awards.

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Shell Rotella SuperRigs contest set

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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Speakout

Truckes weigh in on safety and scheduling plus the biggest problems facing owner-operators.

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Daimler trucks meet greenhouse gas regs

FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Daimler Trucks North America’s complete portfolio of model year 2013 on-highway, vocational and medium-duty vehicles as fully compliant with the new greenhouse gas 2014 regulations.

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LogBook

Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.

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