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Foiling the truckhackers, winning the triathlon

| October 14, 2011

What's next, "Truckhacking?" If this doesn't lend new urgency to the technical standards FMCSA's mulling for EOBRs, I don't know what does. Craig Trudell reported yesterday in Bloomberg BusinessWeek on a team of "carhacking" researchers out of ...

Phone app for getting around GATS in Dallas next week

| August 18, 2011

If you're saying "Man I sure could have used that last year," I can assure you you're not alone. The new Great American Trucking Show app for various smartphone platforms, put together by the show's ...

Prime driver hauls in national swimming championship

| May 25, 2011

Leased owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka, with Springfield, Mo.-based Prime Inc., won two national championships at the 2011 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring Nationals in Mesa, Ariz., on Friday, April 29. Baleka, who joined Prime three years ago, ...

Outside the truck: Ultrarunner to tame the ice roads

| April 04, 2011

Starting Wednesday, reports the Toronto Sun, ultrarunner Alicja Barahona will attempt a 240-mile round-trip haul between Inuvik, north of the Arctic Circle, and Tuktoyaktuk on the shore of the Arctic Ocean on the ice road that ...

Truckers discuss real-world health problems

| November 10, 2010

Truckers reviewed health problems and challenges of coping with them at an international conference on driver health in Baltimore.

Fitness and health to be big themes at GATS

| August 11, 2010

Named for the laudable goal of launching truck drivers writ large past the statistical driver's average age of death (less 61 years, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 years younger than ...

J marks the spot: Running with Jazzy in Nashville, Tenn.

| March 31, 2010

Or, actually, Donelson and Hermitage, both part of Metro Nashville, and then into Mt. Juliet briefly on a trek that was a personal best for me in terms of uninterrupted, long-distance running. I achieved 4.6 ...

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