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Onboard recorder integrates with Google Earth

| June 19, 2012

The PeopleNet company announced two weeks back that it had integrated some of the onboard data-recording capabilities of its EOBR units with Google Earth in order to provide back-office staff a bird's eye, 3-D-type view ...

TONIGHT: How to manage your fuel costs

| June 19, 2012

Overdrive columnist and trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford will cover key fuel management topics for owner-operators in a free evening webinar.

Farm to market in style — Bill Blankenship’s 1978 W900A

| June 17, 2012

Bill Blankenship, who with his son, Jerry, runs the McMinnville-based Blankenship Farms & Nursery business, found this member of the 1978 class of Kenworth's long-running W900 model eight years ago, buying it to haul the ...

Rule reduces paperwork on intermodal equipment

Jill Dunn | June 16, 2012

Truckers operating intermodal equipment no longer are required to submit inspection reports if the equipment has no defects.

Vegas trucking tweets and Music City peeps

| June 14, 2012

The Great West Truck Show gets going today out in Las Vegas, running through Saturday with vendor exhibits, the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish competition, CCJ's Fleet Executive Conference (under way as of yesterday -- some news here from ...

Panel: California offers challenges, opportunities

| June 14, 2012

Fleet executives at the Great West Fleet Executive Conference discussed doing business in the Sunshine State.

Mother Nature lets loose on the prairie

| June 13, 2012

Brian Romig took this and other fine shots of distant rain clouds while driving this month in South Dakota.

Would the professional drivers please raise hands?

| June 13, 2012

At a fueling station in Dayton, Ohio, Kevin Burch, President of the Jet Express truck line, saw a decal (pictured) on the side of a flatbed as he was fueling. The message, "This truck helps ...

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