Deanne Winslett

FMCSA’s med board to review waiver protocol for drivers on anti-seizure medication

FMCSA's Medical Review Board will meet next week to discuss the criteria for which drivers on anti-seizure medications must meet in order to be cleared to drive.

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Five Apps for That: Driving after hours with simulation games

Trucking simulator apps are meant to mimic the real deal. They can incorporate realistic elements such as fuel consumption, damage and the ability to customize your rig.

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September calendar: Driver Appreciation Week ahead

The nation is gearing up to celebrate the truckers who keep America moving this month with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 10-16. During the week, trucking companies, truck stops and other industry leaders will offer driver celebrations and discounts to show appreciation for truckers. If you'd like to celebrate on your own by attending a truck show this month, there are plenty of options. The new North American Commercial Vehicle Show will debut in Atlanta Sept. ...

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Safety Sammy: TMAF’s mascot named during GATS

Safety Sammy is officially the name of the Trucking Moves America Forward mascot. American Trucking Associations Chairman Kevin Burch announced the name during the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas Aug. 26.

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Melton driver named 2017 Trucking’s Top Rookie

A Georgia flatbedder was named the 2017 Trucking’s Top Rookie award winner during a ceremony today at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Daniel Shonebarger, from Columbus, won the award, which includes $10,000 and a prize package.

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FMCSA eyes removal of diabetic drivers’ exemption requirement

Truckers with insulin-treated diabetes may no longer have to request a formal exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, should a new federal rule come to fruition.

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Pork rind maker giving away $2,500 in trucker photo contest benefiting St. Christopher’s

Southern Recipe, a pork rind maker, is showing its appreciation for truckers by hosting a "Rig on the Road" photo contest, the prize for which is $2,500 cash. It's also giving away thousands to the St. Christopher's fund.

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Five Apps for That: Customizing audio content for the road

Podcasts may be the perfect entertainment option for truckers: They’re mobile, they’re free, and they’re offered in as many genres as you find in periodicals, books and movies.

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Arrow Truck Sales donates Volvo VNL 670 to Women in Trucking giveaway

Arrow Truck Sales donated the tractor to WIT for a truck giveaway during its annual "Salute to Women Behind the Wheel," to be held March 24 at MATS.

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Trucker pleads guilty to scamming former employer out of $900K

Miguel Vidal and his brothers may face up to 20 years in prison each, along with fines. Sentencing is set for Nov. 17.

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