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Doctor my eyes

"Sometimes, it's hard to let other people touch the truck. I'll probably need to work on that, right after I get done worrying myself to death about whether or not the headlights are going to fall out. Owning a truck is so much fun."

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‘Discretion’ is a big word ……

What you do throughout your encounters with motor carrier enforcement officers may end up having a lot to do with the ending picture in the inspection report.

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One day late: Happy Mother’s Day!

More kudos to the hard-nosed moms out there -- here's hoping your weekend was as good as Wendy's. "

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Video: Washington state DOT’s newest road-crew employees

Goats are being employed by the DOT in places around the state to control weeds around facilities. Got a goat herd of your own in the area? File under: Side opportunities...

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Video: In-cab with Freightliner’s self-driving truck

Video of Freightliner's self-driving truck coming into and out of self-driving mode.

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Keeping up with the upkeep

On CVSA's unsuccessful move to remove English Language proficiency from regulatory requirements...

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All snakes want is to cuddle with a warm body — parked or not

Snakes continue to surprise truckers and four-wheelers with their surprise appearances.

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Photos: Brush-fire shutdown of SB I-85 in GA

Headed out of S.C. to Nashville through the area, a planned 9-hour-or-so run turned into one that, in a different life, would have come pretty well close to the end of the 14-hour window.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

The island of lost socks

It's a commonly known fact that I'm a bathroom queen. I can forgive almost any transgression if a truck stop has nice clean bathrooms and good showers. I've expanded my horizons to nice laundry facilities and am extremely thankful for any place that has the golden trifecta of pleasant staff, good showers and nice laundry facilities. Spending a few days in Wildwood last week, I had my choice of nice facilities. TA, Pilot and 75 Chrome ...

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Dashcam adoption following same path as ELDs

Swift's plan to install dashcams in more than 6,000 trucks reflects a trend that shows, once again, the contentious interplay between technology, privacy and return on investment.

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