The decline of the CB via the profusion of trucking smartphone apps and the phones themselves gets treatment in the NY Times, and readers weight in on why Channel 19 gotten quieter lately...
The Droid Razr M is currently being offered by Verizon in a free-with-two-year-contract deal -- I took advantage recently, and can attest the device has been a good one, at least thus far.
Legislation can make for odd bedfellows among supporters, Wendy Parker orders a cheeseburger -- at the wrong drive-through, and Mack Trucks' Bulldog magazine gets new digital distribution.
Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.
"George says Larry is a figment of my imagination, but I'm pretty sure I don't shop for anti-fungal socks and beanie weenies online, unless I do it in my sleep, and, well, that's another story...."
"Given how easy it is to get over the legal blood-alcohol limit for driving, it was only a matter of time before someone took the personal-breathalyzer concept to the phone..."
"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."
Details of three more smartphone apps -- CHRW Trucks, BulkLoadsNow, and Fikes' Logistics' custom app -- for finding freight in your pocket.
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