swine flu

Facing off with H1N1

Knowing some of the facts about H1N1 influenza may keep you from falling victim to the sickness.

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Truckers share their views about Swine flu, the truth about CBs, California ports, New Year's resolutions, health care insurance and more.

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LogBook

Consumer, safety and labor groups have petitioned a federal court for permission to pursue a third round of litigation to overturn the hours of service rule.

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Trucking meets swine flu in a variety of ways

Reports on trucking and swine flu have proliferated this week. Many media outlets picked up the Knoxville, Tenn., newspaper interview with Professional Drivers Medical Depots (cited here earlier), but other angles have followed. First, two on the lighter side: Everitt Mickey, one of the writers who contributes to International Trucks’ Life on the Road blog, cautions readers to take the alarmist news accounts with a grain of salt: “The business of the news media, as they practice ...

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Truckers and swine flu

News coverage of the spreading swine flu has pointed out the role of air travelers in spreading contagious disease. If you’re thinking that truckers, likewise being a highly mobile group, could help the swine flu bugs get around, you’re thinking like Dr. John McElligot, CEO of Professional Drivers Medical Depots.      He has put his truck stop-based clinics on "high alert" regarding the spread of swine flu. Two of the Knoxville, Tenn.-based company’s five clinics are ...

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