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7 more things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

| April 18, 2014

"Have a little love for the truckers. They're human beings, out there doing a hard job and a lot of them aren't making as much money as people think."

Landry questions White House integrity on EOBRs

| July 13, 2012

In a hearing before the Small Business Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week whose title was a markedly direct question -- "Is FMCSA's CSA program driving small businesses off the road?" ...

EOBRs reportedly dropped, then back in highway bill

| June 27, 2012

According to this report from Fox News, citing confidential sources knowledgeable of ongoing Senate/House conference committee work on final highway bill language, a deal has been reached that includes removal of the mandate for interstate ...

Check in with ‘Roadcookin’ authors on online radio

| June 27, 2012

Authors of the Roadcookin' guide to healthy eating on the road interviewed on online radio.

TCA’s weight-loss contest week 7: Individual driver leaders

| April 09, 2012

After we posted last week on the week 6 results of the Truckload Carriers Association's Weight-Loss Showdown competition among carriers and their drivers and staff members, the organization released the week 7 results, including not ...

Former operator’s novel immortalizes trail-blazing independents

| March 13, 2012

Fred Afflerbach didn’t set out to launch a trucking career when he took a job working for a Bekins Van Lines-affiliated moving company in Austin, Texas, in high school in the 1970s. He caught the ...

Driver conference calls, online radio shows Wed., Thurs.

| February 29, 2012

All Drivers Together hosts Trucker BuddyFirst up, the folks with the All Drivers Together series of conference calls, which have been ongoing with increasing prominence in the months since I reported on them last year, ...

Jason’s Law national call-in day June 23; drivers urge action

| June 16, 2011

Last year it came on the heels of calls for passage from often at-odds constituencies in the industry, and this year, drivers and other industry parties are following similar unity after Jason's Law's May reintroduction ...

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