More than a backward glance

SMART DRIVING -- Safely backing your truck requires patience and practice.

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Truckers weigh in on pay by the hour, New Year's resolutions, truckers with talent and the FMCSA ban on handheld cell phone use while driving.

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‘There Is a Cure’ — new song written for breast-cancer-awareness convoy

It's coming up Oct. 16, 2010, following the success of last year's inaugural U.S. event in Texas. At the TravelCenters of America location in Terrell, Texas, on I-20 at exit 503, the Convoy for a Cure for breast cancer will bring together truck drivers for a good cause, keeping alive and spreading the tradition of the initial 2008 convoy of the same name in Ontario, Canada. In advance of the event, reports Texas convoy organizer Cindy Stowe, One Bar Records ...

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Goetz receives NATSO’s Hall of Fame honor

Travel plaza owner-operator and past NATSO chairman Jim Goetz. was awarded the association’s Hall of Fame award at NATSO’s annual show in Las Vegas, Nev.  He becomes the first second-generation recipient in the history of the award. The Hall of Fame Award recognizes individuals for notable participation in their communities, the truckstop and travel plaza industry and in NATSO. NATSO has presented the award only twice since 204. As the owner-operator of Petro Travel Plaza in Portage, ...

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ACS offers sleep apnea reporting

ACS Expedited Solutions and Sleep Pointe have partnered to use the TripPak TruckStop scanning to monitor sleep apnea compliance.

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