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Railroad emergency contacts to keep on hand

Better safe than sorry: Program these numbers into your phone, drivers.

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Preparing for the worst

No one likes to think about it, but winter is upon us and the chance of being involved in an accident increases tenfold with bad weather and slick roads. Preparing for the worst-case scenario is not only smart, it could save your life.

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The gall-bladder revelation

"Should I get my CDL?"

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Local kudos: Campo, Colo.

When a tornado warning was issued May 22 in Campo, Colo., this year, Karen and Tom Moore saw firsthand the hospitality of the town's local law enforcement officials.

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FMCSA relaxes rules for relief haulers to Oklahoma

Darrell L. Ruban, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Field Administrator, declared a regional emergency as of 10 a.m. EDT, May 21, 2013, for the state of Oklahoma following the May 20 tornado that cut a wide swath of destruction through the town of Moore and surrounding areas. The declaration provides broad regulatory exemptions to CFR Parts 390-399 for truck carriers and operators providing emergency relief materials and services to Oklahoma customers. Drivers for motor carriers operating ...

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Shut-off gladhands

The Shut-Off Gladhands for double trailers are designed to keep debris out of the air system with integrated shut-off valves and have dust flat seals and filter screens for added protection. Their zinc die-cast surface and a bulkhead mount protects against damages from magnesium chloride, road salts and chemicals. The gladhands are color-coded with the typical gladhand coding system – blue for service and red for emergency. PHILLIPS INDUSTRIES, phillipsind.com

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