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Does natural gas ‘have legs’ in trucking?

| May 30, 2012

Greg Burns, CEO of PLS Logistics Services in Pittsburgh, set out to find somewhat of an answer to this question by polling 100 fleets about their thoughts on the future of trucking fuel.

Truckers’ attorney Paul Taylor, FMCSA rep at social media meeting

| May 29, 2012

The folks with the Truck Driver Social Media Convention are gearing up for their second annual meeting -- and have been sharing highlights of the two-day program in process for Oct. 27-28 in Kansas City ...

Xantrex: 3 inverter installation tips

| May 25, 2012

1. Installation best at the factory or authorized dealer aftermarket: If you're considering an aftermarket inverter installation to an older truck or mulling options on a new vehicle, take it under advisement that leading inverter ...

From the road: Amazing rain clouds in rural Texas

| May 24, 2012

Marlaina Gayle shares two fine shots of recent rain clouds in Texas, as well as keen observations of a place you've probably never stopped at: tiny Memphis, Texas.

Dodging holiday weekend traffic ticket hot spots

| May 22, 2012

The National Motorists Association has updated its list of states most active in holiday weekend ticket issuance.

When do you shop online for trucks, parts?

| May 20, 2012

The "Best Practices for Car Dealers" infographic below (click through it for a larger version) shows results of a survey conducted by the folks at Carwoo.com of its auto-shopper users and auto dealers that suggests ...

‘Pilot, drop in 150 gallons ULSD, over’ — On mobile NG filling stations

| May 18, 2012

Ever fantasized about the potential for airborne diesel refuelers to fill the tanks in-transit? Given the widespread reach of truck stops in America, it's probably well unnecessary, but hey, anybody can dream, right? Though efforts are ...

Former white collars turn to trucking

| May 17, 2012

Sacramento’s CBS affiliate ran a piece Thursday, May 17, casting light on a rising number of former white-collar employees turning to trucking for a job.

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