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Natural gas gaining tractor traction

| May 20, 2011

Legislation, supported by President Obama and about 190 members of Congress, would accelerate subsidies for natural gas vehicles.

A “corporate mouthpiece” responds

| March 25, 2011

A few readers have taken me to task for my March editorial. I had argued that the proposed mandate for electronic onboard recorders could eventually put pressure to raise pay.

What’s proposed, what’s next

| March 23, 2011

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

Share your story with readers

| January 17, 2011

Do you have an interesting type of haul? A distinctive business practice that has helped you succeed? How about an unusual hobby or talent?

New aid for sleep apnea?

| December 28, 2010

Sleep researchers are testing a new approach to controlling sleep apnea. It involves an implant that would keep the tongue from relaxing so much that it blocks air passages. Inspire Medical Systems plans to test 100 ...

December: Renamed CSA goes nationwide

| December 14, 2010

The new federal safety program you’ve been hearing about all year expanded to all 50 states this week.

My guardian angel

| November 30, 2010

Trucker wife Karen Colwell shares how her dog, King Yu-No, saved her husband's life on the road.

The twist in year-end tax planning

| November 09, 2010

If Congress doesn’t extend the tax cuts, in effect raising taxes for 2011, it will make more sense to defer expenses into 2011 and accelerate income into 2010.

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