Blogs

Crossville’s Eco Truck Stop

This truckstop boasts a bevy of Shorepower Technologies dockstations, AireDock units and, among other features, solar panels powering the store atop its fuel islands.

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Where does MaxxForce transition leave Cat truck?

Navistar’s new approach to meeting 2010 EPA emissions standards, which partly involves Cummins engines and after-treatment, begs the question about Caterpillar’s CT vocational trucks.

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More here than meets the eye

I've held out on the glasses thing. I tell myself as long as I can see the computer to type, I'm good.

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Too big for Texas?

For one Texas rest stop: Trucks. And if ATA's Bill Graves has his way, the 85 mph speed limit on a stretch of State Highway 130.

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What a difference a decade makes

Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.

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The high price of notoriety

It's a completely strange experience to walk into a truck stop and see a whole rack of magazines with your picture on the front.

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Revisiting the cross-border program — in Mexico

U.S.-based cross-border carriers continue to operate into Mexico -- a lookback on past reporting on the program shows little progress in the U.S.-Mexican economic/political relationship.

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The hurdles of cash, fees and paperwork

Financial and technical prep -- the work is tedious, so consider using companies that will complete the process for you.

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Caught in the crossfire of health regs, discrimination law

The FMCSA and the EEOC are in a small battle over health regulations and equal opportunity.

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Joe Biden on the big-rig business

Trucking could use a little more of what the Vice President seems to have had back in 1973, a true empathy for the realities of the independent trucking business.

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