Great American Trucking Show

Truckers run in Too Hot to Trot 5k

An estimated 100 truck drivers and other industry representatives participated in the run.

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Rolling out to Dallas ‘Too Hot to Trot’ 5K

Well, folks, I finished -- no surprise to regular readers, I'd guess, since you've seen a little proof I can do some long-distance running. Get over a couple miles, though, for me, and it hurts. Add to that the constant walking around the show floor at the Great American Trucking Show (picture from the bobtail lot) here in Dallas I've been doing for past couple days and a 5K run isn't perhaps the most relaxing way I could have spent the ...

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More fuel savings seen in trucks’ future

Cummins will focus on fuel efficiency and CO2 reduction and improvements in waste heat recovery.

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ATA chairman: Trucking looking up

Tightening of capacity along with stronger consumer confidence has Tommy Hodges more optimistic for the short-term.

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Fleet execs discuss cost, productivity

The panelists agreed one of the biggest challenges they face is capacity, which is impacted by the ability to find and retain drivers.

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Hendrickson eyes global markets, new products

At the Great American Trucking Show, Hendrickson said it is pursuing new markets and new products, such as Aero Guard.

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Analyst sees no double-dip recession

FTR Associates President Eric Starks said the trucking industry should feel progressively better through June 2011.

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In defense of food transport

Tip of the hat to Marathon Trucker Jeff Clark for this one (and, readers, if you'll be at the Great American Trucking Show, beginning this coming Thursday, join Clark and I and Jazzy Jordan, among so many others, at Truckers News' Fit for the Road program's Too Hot to Trot 5K Friday morning).... Self-described “liberal curmudgeon” and historian Stephen Budiansky, writing in the New York Times last Friday, took on stats commonly wielded by champions ...

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Charlotte Diesel Super Show to debut

The inaugural Charlotte Diesel Super Show will be Oct. 8-9 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway z-Max Dragway in Concord, N.C.

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Aug. 27: Partners in Business

You won't find a better two-hour presentation about running an owner-operator business than the Partners in Business seminar by Overdrive and ATBS, sponsored by Freightliner Trucks and Schneider National.

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