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Increased federal weight limits: Voices against

| November 19, 2013

Cary Goodman, Dan Gerster weigh in -- no pun intended -- on the notion of increasing federal weight limits to 97,000 lbs. with the addition of a third trailer axle. What do you think?

Fuel-island etiquette: What’s your biggest pet peeve?

| November 13, 2013

Wendy Parker struck a nerve with her "Short fuses at the fuel island" blog post. It dealt with commonly expressed aggravation with long waits as some drivers use the island for things other than fueling.

Talk of the road: House bill to hold hours changes

| November 05, 2013

For bill supporters, key to convincing lawmakers to sign on to the effort may well be showing the economic impact of the new rule.

Should time away from home be systematically limited?

Cary Goodman | October 24, 2013

Owner-operator Cary Goodman asks this question in a letter to the editor.

‘Flawless!’: More kudos for the rig on the October cover — Bill Rethwisch’s 2012 Pete 389

| October 23, 2013

It's been quite a while since we've gotten as many kudos as we have for this month's cover, featuring small fleet owner-operator Bill Rethwisch's Dreamsicle 2012 389.

Trucker protest paled compared to one in late ’60s

| October 17, 2013

"Having been thru all of the trucker shutdowns of the past nearly fifty years this one falling on its face came as no surprise."

Industry-change conversation continues following ‘Ride’ effort

| October 15, 2013

If the Ride for the Constitution did anything, it got drivers, owner-operators and advocates talking more directly about how to pursue industry change. Find a round-up of some of their voices here.

Readers react to the Ride for the Constitution

| October 10, 2013

Reader reactions for and against the Ride for the Constitution, slated to run Oct. 11-13. Our poll on participation in the action continues to show support falling but still at significant levels.

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