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Looking for fleet/owner-operator common ground

If drivers and fleet folks truly presented a united front on hours to Congress and regulators, would anything change for the better in terms of flexibility?

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I am funnier than ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’

"As I limp around America, I do so with the firm knowledge that I'm funnier than 'Hot Tub Time Machine.'"

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Light violations aren’t the only ones being stacked

Readers offer further examples of multiple violations written that stem from one root cause, known as "stacking" and discouraged at the federal level.

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Journey into the sun…

"To laugh out loud embodies what it means to be alive... Rest in peace, Jerry, may you ride that mower into the sun."

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Sneak listen to Tony Justice’s new ‘The Big Road’ track

Listen in on this mixed -- not yet mastered -- track from trucking troubadour Tony Justice's forthcoming "Apple Pie Moonshine" record.

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This is now the hottest cargo theft scam

Experts say bogus pickups will become the dominant type of cargo theft.

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One quarter down: Economic impact of new hours rule?

Have you seen direct mileage and/or revenue reductions over the last quarter yourself? If so or if not, let's keep the conversation on the rules ongoing. (Bonus: Trucker's Wife tee available...)

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The perils of eavesdropping

I hate it when people eavesdrop. And now you should step far away from me, because I'm going to be struck by lightning for being a total hypocrite. I don't like it when people eavesdrop on my conversations, but I feel an intense desire to eavesdrop on others. It's an affliction. I could blame it on the fact that no one seems to have a public filter anymore -- people will loudly discuss the most ...

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Other ways through the health-insurance maze

Another look at potential Affordable Care Act health-insurance exchange scenarios.

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Nuggets of wisdom: Don’t forget your shower shoes

"There are a few things I've learned never to be without. Clorox wipes and baby wipes are indispensable, but don't get them mixed up."

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