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A forecast revisited: ‘Big-rig truck fleets will be driverless’

One impetus for driverless vehicles is that the vast majority of accidents are due to human error. With today's technology, a robo-vehicle can constantly analyze its surroundings – moving and non-moving objects – and respond appropriately.

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Dressing as a Peterbilt for Halloween

A little ingenuity can go a long way.

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Deciphering CB gibberish

An accident intel report up ahead tells Wendy Parker that "the President is in the median with flying elephant scrotums and frozen walruses! I’m a nurse, I have to help!”

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Staying in the race

When you mention trucks sto somebody outside of this industry, the first image that usually comes to their minds is a “Mack Truck;” a big, primitive, lumbering, decidedly low-tech brute of a machine that lasts for years before finally, falling apart in a noisy cloud of rust and soot. That’s not reality, though, is it?

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Owner-operator Rick Ash’s health reading list

The Trucking Solutions Group of owner-operators, of which Ash is a member, is hosting an open call tomorrow, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. Find call-in details, along with recommended health reading, in this story.

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Maggie and the pirate truck

Halloween costume party featuring Maggie and the Legend of the Black Pearl

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Missing Okla. teen feared trafficked: What you can do

Jaray Wilon's is latest in a series of cases long ongoing in the United States of missing teens feared sold into prostitution. Truck drivers stand at the front lines of the battle against U.S. human trafficking.

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14-day blues for want of the right shampoo

"I found myself with the two-week affliction this morning at the Pilot in Weed, Calif., when I realized I had run out of shampoo and conditioner."

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Suck it up, buttercup!

New trucker complains of boredom and Carolyn's not too impressed with his whining.

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Toyo wagers against the apocalypse

Toyo Tires new sweepstakes offers free tires to all world citizens should the apocalypse happen as the Mayan calendar seems to predict -- easy bet? You bet...

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