A trucking-music blast from the past

| April 30, 2013

"Magic Lady" Genie Mack Brown of Prague, Okla., has reissued her 1980 trucking-music record, propelled by the 1979 independent truckers' shutdown, after which she also became an owner-operator.

CDL holders no longer have to report out-of-state traffic violations

| April 26, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced this week that it has finalized amended rules for commercial driver's licenses, removing the requirement of CDL holders to notify their home state — the state that issuing ...

15-foot cleavage holds more than one bad idea

| April 15, 2013

"The trifecta. First: giant, billboard-sized boobies are a definite distraction, I don't care who you are... Second, get a CDL in three days? On what planet is this legal or sane?"

FMCSA sets new state CDL testing standards

| April 01, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a final rule that will revise testing and standards for commercial driver’s licenses and commercial learner’s permits.

Does Anne Ferro have a driver’s license?

| March 25, 2013

At MATS 2013, Wendy "got to meet her and ask her the solitary question I had for the only high-ranking government official I've ever met."

Illinois OKs temp licenses for illegal immigrants

| January 11, 2013

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn soon is expected to sign legislation that will allow residents to apply for driver’s licenses, regardless of immigration status.

Turkey day dispatch: More docs with CDLs needed?

| November 22, 2012

"We need more thanks paid to the nation's drivers for the jobs you do day-in day-out. Clearly there's a dearth of it in many quarters."

New $10K scholarship to be awarded to sidelined driver

| October 25, 2012

Drivers sidelined from trucking for medical reasons are asked to submit applications for the trade-school scholarship via the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund by Nov. 15.

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