Money

The funding for safety groups, the salaries of their chiefs

Funding levels in some recent years for Parents Against Tired Truckers, Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH), somewhat-related group Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and others among the "safety advocacy" community -- trucking's loudest critics.

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Inspirations in integrity

Blindside back through a gate and around some cars to position the trailer against the side of a building? No problem for this owner-operator, illustrating the value of integrity over all the money in the world ...

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Who’s OOIDA given to so far this election season?

Data pulled for the period between Jan. 1, 2015, and March 31, 2016, shows no contributions to presidential candidates. It does show broad support for candidates with a record of backing policies also supported by OOIDA.

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POLL: What’s your view of the ‘driver shortage’?

"Driver shortage" -- myth or reality, all about trucker pay or a reflection of a younger generation's generally unfavorable view of long-distance trucking, a by-product of a constraining regs enivronment? What's your view?

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I’ll say ‘no’ to corn dogs for $2.6 million, Alex

"The National Institutes of Health have spent a $2.6 million gubmint grant to help truckers lose weight." Such programs aren't "rocket science, and should cost as much" ...

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You get what you pay for

Or 'Attack of the kidney stone, part 2.' George & Wendy choose the more expensive procedure to pulverize a kidney stone. Wait till you hear the alternative...

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Retention is the issue, not recruiting: An ‘alert’ from trucker Jeff Clark

Clark's personal story relative to pay, recruiting and retention on the new North American Trucking Alerts community, advocacy website.

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Talk of broker transaction transparency continues

While skeptical voices were loudest following discussion of a move toward broker-carrier rate transparency, the conversation continues.

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ATBS tax-savings webinar 3/6

The webinar is focused on strategies to minimize your tax liability and will be held 4-5 p.m. EST. You can reserve your space via links you'll find here.

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Drive better to save fuel

The biggest bang for the fuel-savings buck is in changing your driving habits.

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