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Speed limiters not ‘worth the hassle’: More voices on potential mandate
Michael Goodman, among others: "Forcing speed limiters will make roads less safe and be another unnecessary cost to the millions of truck owners in the United States."
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Roadkill diaries: Armadillo zombies
"I stop bothering with variety in roadkill during the stretch between San Antonio and Laredo. Everything is shriveled up and blows away about an hour after it's hit. The only thing that remains intact enough to recognize is – you ...
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accidents
Truck operator backs into on-the-move pancake patron — Could he have prevented the accident?
While making a deliver at a restaurant, truck operator John Doe backed into the car of an unsuspecting patron who was trying to leave the restaurant. Could he have prevented this accident?
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Running in the desert: Owner-op’s 2014 Kenworth T660
In his year-old ‘14 Kenworth T660, owner-operator Christopher Harrison hauls dry freight from Reno, Nev., to San Francisco and down to Los Angeles, he says.
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truck stops
Love’s opens two new stops
Love’s Travel Stops announced Aug. 28 it has opened two new locations: One in Mossy Head, Fla., at Exit 70 on I-10, and one in Fort Stockton, Texas, at Exit 261 off of I-10.
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health
Rolling Strong partners with owner-op association
Trucking wellness program Rolling Strong announced this week it has partnered with the American Association of Owner-Operators to help AAOO members work toward better health.
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Best of GATS: Pride & Polish champs, Most Beautiful crowning, biz strategy, software highlight 2014 show
The 2014 Great American Trucking Show was held last week and hosted the country's most prestigious show truck competition, equipment displays, educational seminars for owner-operators, live entertainment and more. Here's a rundown of some highlights.
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advocacy
Petition circulated on “right to carry” for driver self-defense
A new "right to carry" petition is being circulated by SBTC's James Lamb. It's collecting signatures in an attempt to demonstrate that there's support for easing many interstate drivers' ability to legally travel with firearms.
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IN THIS ISSUE
» Speed limiters not ‘worth the hassle’: More voices on potential mandate
» Roadkill diaries: Armadillo zombies
» Truck operator backs into on-the-move pancake patron — Could he have prevented the accident?
» Running in the desert: Owner-op’s 2014 Kenworth T660
» Love’s opens two new stops
» Rolling Strong partners with owner-op association
» Best of GATS: Pride & Polish champs, Most Beautiful crowning, biz strategy, software highlight 2014 show
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Speed limiters not ‘worth the hassle’: More voices on potential mandate
Michael Goodman, among others: "Forcing speed limiters will make roads less safe and be another unnecessary cost to the millions of truck owners in the United States."
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Roadkill diaries: Armadillo zombies
"I stop bothering with variety in roadkill during the stretch between San Antonio and Laredo. Everything is shriveled up and blows away about an hour after it's hit. The only thing that remains intact enough to recognize is – you guessed it – armadillos."
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