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Sleepy McSleep and the howling Wonders

“Somehow, I don't think we'll need the dog for infamy -- your solo act is fine for that.”

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CSA’s golden triangle more like a ‘scarlet letter’

Audio from Panther's Irwin Shires and Transplace's Tom Sanderson at the CSA Subcommittee meeting shows difficulties of carriers dealing with the mark of the CSA program.

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Hours and recorders: Give safe drivers some freedom

You shouldn’t have to invest in electronic logging technology to continue proving that you're safe.

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Secretary Foxx receptive to notion of tolling existing interstates

Here's part of what he said: "We’ll consider finding ways to help when an option that states want to consider."

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Changing Gear grab bag: Facebook likes, Bluetooth weights, truck giveaways

Kenworth Truck Co. announced that its official Facebook site surpassed 100,000 likes. The social media site is designed as a forum for information from Kenworth and thoughts from Kenworth owners and enthusiasts about their trucks. The site also covers the company’s history from its founding in 1923 to the present, and offers an Owner’s Gallery of photographs submitted by Kenworth truck owners throughout the United States and Canada. To visit, go to www.kenworth.com and click ...

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Common sense is a learned behavior

So it's prom season. Be safe out there and watch out for kids who are acting even worse than usual on the highways. Who else firmly believes there should be an 18-and-older law for highway use in a four-wheeler?

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‘Car mentality’ pervading too many pretrips?

"Open the hood," driver, owner-operator Jeff Clark urges those who take to trucking with the "car mentality."

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Fatigue: The jokes get bad, the puns get worse

“Hey, you know what you get when you put three frogs in a blender?”

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Anthony Fischkelta’s 2014 custom KW, done for now

Done and done -- for now. Fischkelta's put his custom 2014 KW to work hauling reefer freight between New Jersey and Boston. Photos of the 331-inch wheelbase beauty here. More work on the interior to come...

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The re-appearing bra and other assorted strangeness

"There are forces inside the cabs of our trucks we don't understand. The black holes exist – you're definitely not crazy."

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