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Driving Miss Hazardous Materials

"Things that aren't welcome in the Kroger parking lot for a thousand, Alex." ... Preparations for the Fourth well under way.

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Notes on having notes

"I firmly believe enough interest can be generated to get the ELD law delayed until the hours of service rules can be amended, but it's going to require sticking to the point and being very specific about what the point is, and it's going to require numbers of people to direct their concerns to the correct places."

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Video: Muscular Mack pickup ready for Independence Day

The 800-horsepower Mack Granite is American-made and sports flag-and-eagle graphics.

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Disruptive behavior most truckers wouldn’t give a demerit

Would margin transparency in brokered freight transactions be a disruption worth lauding? Here, a run back through recent history's arguments for -- and occasionally against.

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Shiny dreams require being #alwaysonthegrind

New franchise locations in Kansas and Nebraska for Evan Steger's detailing/polishing business, plus another big success for his charity gold outing benefiting specific veterans around the Father's Day holiday.

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Update: Safety review continues trend toward the negative, non-ratable

Tom Sanderson of Transplace and the ASECTT group is right in some ways about FMCSA having "doubled down" on its post-CSA policy, particularly with respect to how it conducts safety audits in this day and age. Latest ratings-issued numbers here.

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When healthy choices become unhealthy

That moment you reach into the stacks of fresh corn and nearly grab a snake instead -- "Sometimes, eating healthy is hard."

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Dedicated freight — an antidote to chasing rates

After years chasing rates and high miles, over the last decade and more Keith Sampson shifted his thinking. His example is clear evidence that keeping your eye out for dedicated-freight opportunities can deliver the best of both worlds -- income stability and high profitability, without sacrificing your home life in the process.

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Video: Bandit Big Rig Series revives action-packed truck racing

See big rig racers roaring around the Montgomery Motor Speedway.

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We’re off to see the wizard

"Sometimes, getting ready to meet with your representatives is hard."

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