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Groups file lawsuit to block cross-border program

A lawsuit seeks to block the U.S. DOT from opening the U.S. border to Mexican trucks.

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Online trucker network launches Monday

The host of the online radio trucking  program “Dispatch Me Home” is starting an online network of the same name with additional music and other programming. It will launch at 10 a.m. CST Nov. 21, says host Big Al Weekley. The network is based at www.DispatchMeHomeRadio.com. Weekley produces the network with Bruce Wieser, known as “Mayor Bandit,” the founder of the social existing Dispatch Me Home trucker social website, www.DispatchMeHomeext.ning.com. The expanded format will include trucking news and ...

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The year-end tax dance

One benefit of good cash flow management is having leeway in covering costs. The end of the year is a good time to put that flexibility to use to reduce your income tax bill on April 15.

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Tonight: Chat with ex-IRT bad boy Dave Redmon

Sign up for a free live chat session with Dave Redmon, who was fired from the "Ice Road Truckers" TV series.

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When burned-out lights glare

The top equipment-related violation is lighting, according to a “CSA: One Year Later” panel discussion at the Commercial Carrier Journal Fall Symposium in Phoenix.

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Santa’s elves cranking out electronics

Manufacturing continued growing in October, but at a slower pace than September, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

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Landstar report a good sign for owner-operators

If earnings at Landstar System, the nation’s largest owner-operator carrier, are any indication, owner-operators are having a better year than they did in 2010.

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Retail’s rebound bodes well for holidays

The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.

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Tonight! Chat live with Robb Mariani

“American Trucker” host Robb Mariani will be available for a live video chat as part of the Truckers News Celebrity Series.

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Actor was former trucker, Overdrive writer

Charles Napier was an Overdrive columnist in the early 1970s and appeared in several trucking movies and TV shows.

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