Changing Gear: ‘Sense’-ible Navistar-Allison teamup, Continental upgrade, ConMet’s catalog, one million served by Goodyear-Fleet HQ
After a couple of weeks of blogs dedicated to waxes and trade shows, let’s play catch-up ...
Where'd you load Friday? As owner-operator Chad Boblett of the Rate Per Mile Masters Facebook group and Rates and Lanes podcast notes, the answer probably had a lot to do with the rate you were able to negotiate for the long weekend.
"I stop bothering with variety in roadkill during the stretch between San Antonio and Laredo. Everything is shriveled up and blows away about an hour after it's hit. The only thing that remains intact enough to recognize is – you guessed it – armadillos."
Michael Goodman, among others: "Forcing speed limiters will make roads less safe and be another unnecessary cost to the millions of truck owners in the United States."
In which Channel 19 writer Todd Dills accepts a couple of ice-bucket challenges, and issues a couple more -- and a long-distance highway cyclist delivers a big salute to the pros he shares the road with.
The Peterbilt 389's green and white exterior scheme carries through seamlessly to produce a bright interior.
Reader Thomas Little may best have paraphrased the thoughts of many: With CSA, "FMCSA fully intended" to "let the industry do their policing for them. Spoon-feed the detailed data into the marketplace to drive consumer choice of motor carrier ... and then stand back and pretend that wasn't how CSA was supposed to be used... They won't be able to unring that bell."
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