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Audio mailbag: Liability insurance, sleeper berth flexibility

The first in a series of Voices podcasts airing editorial comment on a variety of issues, here stemming from discussion of both sleeper berth period flexibility and FMCSA's planned liability insurance hike in D.C. Call 530-208-6423 at any time to record a message.

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Crazy drivers — the real Halloween fright

"Things that really scare me are watching the recordings of our dash cam and seeing crazy dangerous nuts in traffic about 500 times a day. "

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‘Every mile I drive’ — new record due soon from hazmat hauler Bill Weaver

The driver-songwriter launched a GoFundMe.com fund-raising campaign to help with the production costs today. Catch song samples from among Weaver's many tunes here and more info about the campaign.

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Pushing back with positive press

"There are as many good trucking stories as there are bad, and while there will always be bad press, it would be nice if we could get just a little more recognition of the countless dollars raised for numerous charities by the truckers."

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MCSAC to get new chairman — and a little CSA deja vu

Ever wonder what FMCSA's current administrator sounds like? Hear him reveal the incoming MCSAC advisory committee chair here. Also: No wonder trucking went to Congress over CSA, and more from D.C....

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Video: Truck rams security post, proves they’re effective

If the thought ever crossed your mind to try to knock down a security barrier with your truck, here’s some evidence that may change your mind.

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The problem with ‘Say no to cheap freight’

Trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford talks about rates at Overdrive’s 2014 Partners in Business seminar.

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Country music that’s Justice good as rock

"If you see us rolling down the road, singing our hearts out and bopping away to country music, blame Tony Justice. It's his fault."

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Are All-Makes Parts Right For You?

Mailbag: Tough inspectors a cost of doing business?

Reaching into the electronic mailbag: owner-operator Joe Bielucki of Connecticut reports from the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

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Trucking social media 101

"The minute you post something to the internet, no matter what the venue may be, it becomes everyone's business."

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