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Owner-operators’ road trip guide from Atlas

Atlas Van Lines' King of the Road operator survey, conducted earlier this year, garnered close to a couple hundred responses to questions running the gamut of operational details and preferences for various businesses delivering services to drivers the nation over. Favorite coffee? Dunkin Donuts. Best fast food? Subway. Biggest difficulty on the road? Eating right, followed by the rigidity of the hours-of-service regs. Atlas put together the following "Road Trip" infographic from the responses, from which ...

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Fleet Focus

Drivers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

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Atlas Van Lines honors drivers

Nearly 3,000 van operators will participate in events this week as part of Atlas Van Lines’ BRAVO (Boosting Recognition of Atlas Van Operators) program.

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Motor Carriers Road Atlas

The 30th Edition Motor Carriers Road Atlas includes revised state and province maps, with updated mileages, additional suburb, town and small city names and better urban area representation. The maps have updates that show trucking-designated highways from the Surface Transportation Assistance Act. Changes in the truck-specific state contact information include operating authority contacts, emergency police and vehicle registration.. The book includes a 22-page mileage directory with more than 40,000 truck-route-specific mileages. RAND MCNALLY, www.randmcnally.com,

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Study: Physical driver screening pays off

A study shows that physical screenings of drivers prior to hiring led to a 7 percent reduction in lost work days.

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