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Roundup: The WSJ, again — CARB rule a ‘scam’; A night on the Pacific in Cali.

Roundup: The WSJ, again -- CARB rule a 'scam'; A night on the Pacific in Cali.

The Wall Street Journal lays into the California Air Resources Board's Truck & Bus Rule for diesel trucks -- the most significant mainstream criticism yet. And: Jim Wright's Pacific idyll of a layover.

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Packing for the seasonal transition: ‘Sometimes you eat the bear …’

Packing for the seasonal transition: 'Sometimes you eat the bear ...'

"The moral of the story is, don't get cocky... Kudos to the drivers who do it right, and realize that when they feel like they've learned it all, they'll hang up the keys."

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Overdrive Trucker Talent Search winner Nate Moran guesting at Lawler tour finale

Overdrive Trucker Talent Search winner Nate Moran guesting at Lawler tour finale

Lindsay Lawler headlines the Oct. 29 performance at the downtown Nashville TA Petro, part of the third-annual Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour.

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‘Trucker lives matter’: Voices following tanker driver’s death in New Jersey last week

"Thank God for truck drivers," says JoAnn Jehoich in response to news of trucker Dalip Kumar's evasive action to avoid a direct hit into a quickly slowing four-wheeler during last week's tanker disaster in Jersey. Kumar's life was lost.

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Space truckin’, gubmint-style

Space truckin', gubmint-style

Let's go space trucking! "The 1,500-light-year trip will be a Herculean effort, especially since all astronauts will be required to take a 30 minute break after eight hours of spaceship piloting."

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‘Trucking boom’ in driver pay, says the WSJ

'Trucking boom' in driver pay, says the WSJ

Driver pay on the rise, according to a new Wall Street Journal story. What's been your experience for income this year compared to last?

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Time to re-regulate the filthy lies

Time to re-regulate the filthy lies

Salem News freelance columnist gets it wrong in argument for "re-regulation" of trucking. Wendy: "it makes my brain hurt to swim in such a swirling abyss of nonsense."

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A 360-degree inside look at a rolling audio-visual showroom

A 360-degree inside look at a rolling audio-visual showroom

You wouldn’t expect a truck based in a tiny Indiana town and tied to grain farming to have more video monitors and speakers than what’s found in most houses. But then you probably haven’t been inside Buzz Kill, the 2015 Peterbilt 386 shown by Davis Bros. of Owensville, Ind. The sleek Pete has a sound system with 28 speakers and seven amps, and video monitors in every door and the dashboard. The over-the-top audio-visual offering isn’t ...

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‘Takes a village’ on detention

'Takes a village' on detention

Driver hits the nail on the head at supply chain management conference, speaking in "driver shortage" context: "If we can figure out how to keep that driver moving, the numbers aren’t that big of a deal."...

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Rolling with the Liberty and Justice tribute truck

Rolling with the Liberty and Justice tribute truck

Sometimes, #truckingisthebestjobever -- a charity run in Dayton Beach, Fla., with the custom patriotic truck on Thomas and Billie Leigel delivers the goods.

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