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Top 10 state truck enforcement departments ranked by performance

| October 21, 2014

Access Overdrive analysis of data on the top 10 high-performance states when it comes to truck enforcement, as ranked in the brand-new report from the American Transportation Research Institute, out today.

Readers split over militarized police force

| September 20, 2014

With mainstream media disseminating images of police employing military-style armor and weaponry during rioting in Ferguson, Mo., this summer, a debate over the militarization of local police was revived.

POLL: Should military-style equipment be used by local law enforcement?

| August 19, 2014

A national debate about the militarization of public space has erupted in the wake of violence in Ferguson, Mo. Weigh in here on the question of whether local law enforcement ought to routinely deploy military-type ...

Reader: Parking enforcement in La Porte, Texas, gets tough

| January 28, 2014

Clark Freight Lines Safety Director (and La Porte police officer) Jeffrey Tippit on city's move to get tough enforcing a no-parking ordinance extending to retail parking lots.

‘Truckers Ride for the Constitution’ details emerge

| October 07, 2013

The Doswell Truck Stop in Doswell, Va., is to serve as a rally point for convoys to the Capitol Beltway as well as into D.C., organizers report.

Ever been pulled by a big rig?

| May 18, 2013

Michael Winton just "couldn't resist" setting up his pickup in front of the idle Tennessee Highway Patrol Peterbilt when he came upon it in Cookeville. Check out the grim results of the resulting photo shoot ...

Two-day blitz places 109 drivers out of service

| March 07, 2013

Nearly 100 of those drivers were sidelined for log violations during the two-day blitz on I-10 in Eastern Arizona.

Truck safety flames fanned in Ind.; columnist banks dinner with police chief

| April 23, 2012

When Jerry Davich, columnist at the Post-Tribune of Chicago-area Merrillville, Ind., wrote about the case of an Indiana truck-car accident in which a death occurred recently, an area police chief challenged him to sit for ...

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