Channel 19

On dying breeds — and free pickup bedliners!

When talking about past "outlaw" segments of trucking culture, owner-operators are hardly the primary participants. (Also: a contest from Plastikote to win a free pickup bedliner -- you're welcome.)

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How the national drug/alcohol clearinghouse could save you

Food for thought: In defense of the national clearinghouse for positive test results for drug and alcohol.

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File under: U.S. trucking rules!

Think you've got it bad from time to time? Consider this story of trucking in the Syrian uprising.

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Nelson, Ga., not the first town to mandate gun ownership

Nelson's Atlanta-area neighbor Kennesaw also mandated residents own guns back in 1982.

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FMCSA calling off so-called ‘red-shirt mandate’

FMCSA is conducting an internal review of all enforcement activities after the Truck-Regulation Public-Comment-Believability Index (TRPCBI) measure associated with the red-shirt NPRM flew into "way too positive" territory.

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Roundup: Glider kudos, sequester FMCSA, Levi’s ‘Trucker’ classic

Readers on Alabama's metal coil securement program and Fitzgerald's new dual-fuel glider with American Power group -- and a paean to an American denim classic. . .

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Three letters, rhymes with ‘essay,’ not a veggie box…

'I got my CSA!' -- fresh local vegetables warm the cockles. Speaking those three letters makes most members of the general public feel nice and upright and good about themselves. Too bad we can't feel the same.

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Online-services marketing gets cheeky

A funny ad display from the TruckingOffice software provider -- and two cheeky shirts from GetLoaded and MyGauges.

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New one-truck portable tarping system

Owner-operator John Rodriguez, with business partner Willie Lancon, designed the Roller Rak portable tarping machine following a couple falls while tarping that could have been disasters.

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Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro

Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group's health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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