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Sharpen your saw, then expand

Every business owner thinks about expansion at one time or another.

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SmartWay program aimed at drayage trucks

EPA SmartWay Drayage Program is a goods movement initiative designed to clean up air in and around U.S. ports.

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The all-time greatest trucking songs

What are the top trucking songs of all time? That’s what we want you to tell us. Senior Editor Todd Dills has been soliciting titles through his Channel 19 blog.

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Hornady Transportation announces driver pay increase

Hornady Transportation has increased pay for company drivers by 1 cent per mile, the carrier said. The fleet’s Human Resource Director Guy Martonrana says now experienced drivers can earn up to 45 cents a mile. The carrier will also begin to hire truckers for northern Indiana and Illinois. Drivers from those areas will be eligible for premium pay, which means they could earn up to 47 cents per mile. In addition, the carrier is also offering a revised ...

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Vegas Pride & Polish awards Saturday

One of the biggest attractions of the June 9-11 Great West Truck Show is the Custom Rigs’ Pride & Polish truck beauty show.

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Groups push for safer trucks

ATA and OOIDA called on the federal government to research how standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks could benefit truckers.

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June Owner-Operator of the Month

Kirby Killgore has driven more than 1.5 million accident-free miles in his 26 years trucking.

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Three-day Roadcheck blitz planned

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program, June 7-9.

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James selected as April Trucker Buddy of the Month

Russ James, a driver for Titan Transfer, has been named Trucker Buddy of the Month for April, nonprofit outreach Trucker Buddy International announced. Kristen Belcher, a third grade teacher at Kaufman Elementary School in Spring, Texas, says her class is excited that James was selected, noting that her students look forward to his emails and photos of landmarks. James likes to turn everything in to a teaching experience and uses his truck to teach the students the ...

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Speakout

Truckers weigh in on safety, tornado relief supplies and recognizing their boss.

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