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Turkey day dispatch: More docs with CDLs needed?

Turkey day dispatch: More docs with CDLs needed?

"We need more thanks paid to the nation's drivers for the jobs you do day-in day-out. Clearly there's a dearth of it in many quarters."

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Driving blindfolded or asleep? Avoid these states

Driving blindfolded or asleep? Avoid these states

Atlas Van Lines has put together a clever infographic highlighting statistics about distracted driving and safety.

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In search of extraterrestrial intelligence

In search of extraterrestrial intelligence

Parker: “The aliens will talk to me for sure. They probably remember me from when I was abducted as a child.”

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7 EOBR “myths” discussed

7 EOBR "myths" discussed

Fleet reps Allen Lowry of Central Refrigerated and Vincent Dinino Jr. provided a window on fleets' real-world perspectives relatives to areas of contention around electronic onboard recorders for hours compliance.

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Talking turkey

She's a trucker dating a doctor. Can this relationship work out?

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Expediter meets vintage Coke machine meets pro golfer Brandt Snedeker

Expediter meets vintage Coke machine meets pro golfer Brandt Snedeker

What happens? One odd load for husband-wife team owner-operators Bob and Linda Caffee.

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Fear and loathing at the Salton Sea: Mummies don’t talk

Fear and loathing at the Salton Sea: Mummies don't talk

“You’re conversing with someone who’s afraid of wombat infestation in California while scooping dinosaur cat poop into a bag as a present for your dad. I don’t think any useless fact you have stored in your giant brain will make any of this OK.”

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Ode to the Twinkie

The demise of the Hostess Twinkie leaves a sugary wake of nostalgia.

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Saturday round-up: Defining ‘dream girl’; Four-wheeler ed; Christmas already?

Saturday round-up: Defining 'dream girl'; Four-wheeler ed; Christmas already?

Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi says she's a "truck driver in a model's body," Linde North America educates budding four-wheelers on sharing the road, and ... Snap-On hopes it's Christmas -- yes, already.

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Recycled oil offers nice shade of green

Recycled oil offers nice shade of green

  “Crude is crap,” proclaimed one member of our group Thursday, Nov. 15  as myself and other media participants toured the Safety-Kleen oil re-refinery facility in East Chicago, Ind. No, he is not opposed to crude oil itself. He was simplifying a point he makes whenever he encounters opinions that are biased against using recycled oil. Basically, used oil before it is re-refined is actually cleaner than crude oil, the base for making virgin oil. “What ...

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