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Looking good, Michelin man

| March 31, 2012

We didn't realize the Michelin mascot was such an avid consumer of owner-operator news and views before this photo was sent in. In any case, kudos for reading, MM. But too bad he didn't get to ...

Behold the Red Giant — Bryan Dax’s custom 1990 Diamond ReoImage Gallery

| March 30, 2012

Just what is that motorcycle doing in front of Two Rivers, Wis.-based owner-operator Bryan Dax's custom 1990 Diamond Reo "Red Giant?" When I visited with Dax this past week (you may recall his rig from my ...

Court of Appeals denies OOIDA’s EOBR request

Jill Dunn | March 30, 2012

A federal court has denied OOIDA's request that it order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to not encourage EOBR use.

Newbies: Could you survive events like these?

| March 30, 2012

We have had a dry spell but are OK. Financial reserves are important.

Trucker buddies honored

| March 30, 2012

Twelve drivers were recognized for outstanding volunteer work with elementary-school students at the recent trucking trade show in Louisville, Ky., Trucker Buddy International announced. The 2011 Trucker Buddies of the Month honored are Dave Anderson, Crete ...

LED beacon

| March 30, 2012

The 7965 Series Pulse II LED beacon consists of combined traditional strobe-style housing with LED innovations. The light comes with a two-year warranty and is available in 5-in. and 7-in. height profiles. It has 12-volt ...

Bluetooth-capable CB

| March 30, 2012

The 29 LX BT CB radio unit enables hands-free calling through Bluetooth connectivity.  Features include one-touch operation that allows initiation and terminating mobile calls with a single button and text-to-speech conversion – responding to emails ...

Gambrell named Prime’s 2011 Instructor of the Year

| March 30, 2012

Jerry Gambrell was named Instructor of the Year for 2011, Springfield, Mo.-based Prime Inc. announced. Gambrell has worked for the carrier for two years, during which he has won several awards for best pre-trip inspections. Visit Prime ...

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