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ATTN Charleston port haulers: boosted cash incentive

| April 17, 2012

The folks at Cascade Sierra Solutions, a nonprofit dedicated to connecting operators with opportunities to boost environmental friendliness and operational profitability, sent a notice today any Charleston, S.C., port haulers will want to take notice ...

Tire whack-a-mole

| April 16, 2012

Goodyear shows off its DuraSeal puncture-battling technology.

More in the name of stock

| April 14, 2012

The Diesel Specialists Association released a statement saying it does not support bypassing emissions standards in the name of performance.

Wheel and spoke becoming reality?

| April 13, 2012

The Norwood, N.Y., proposal could be an indicator of major changes to trucking industry logistics.

Ice Road Truckers season 5 DVDs available

| April 12, 2012

A set of DVDs with the entire season 5 of History Channel's "Ice Road Truckers" franchise is now available via History's website. The season pit the Canucks against the Americans, with a crew of haulers ...

Standard live weight tool making bulk life easier

| April 11, 2012

On-board scale manufacturer Air-Weigh’s QuickLoad Trailer Scale now comes standard on all Sidump’r trailers, says Sidump’r General Manager Jennifer Koepke. “It’s a major customer benefit, providing protection from overweight citations, improving productivity and, at the ...

FMCSA close to finalizing medical registry rule

| April 10, 2012

Industry sources say that FMCSA is working on a rule to establish a national registry of FMCSA-certified medical examiners.

‘Even the look of the rigs has changed’

| April 10, 2012

The LA Times takes notice of and reports on modern tactics for improving fuel economy in trucks.

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