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Who you talkin’ to?

Wendy gets a laugh out of cartoon showing what can happen when you mistake a bluetooth conversation to be directed at you, until she realized -- "I've been the dummy thinking someone was having a conversation with me, and it wasn't so funny anymore."

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Operator turns to music

Joe Martin, recently retired after 23 years with FedEx Freight, penned a road-rage romp in which you might be able to find more than a little to identify with, as it's about "Those Arrogant Bastards" -- the less courteous among your four-wheeled highway counterparts.

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Conversing while traversing

"We communicate verbally a helluva lot more when he's away than we do when we're in the cab together, and the conversations can get admittedly weird, especially if we're both tired, or don't have a good connection..."

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Trucking Solutions Group launches fund-raiser for mobile mammography

Attendant to a variety of free health screenings for all driver-attendees and others at GATS this year, which the TSG has helped organization, the fund-raiser is to help cover costs of mammograms for those unable to afford it.

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If these walls could talk

With tropical plants in the van, the opportunity for snakebite by hungry, marauding python increases exponentially. "Trucking is a dangerous job. Be safe out there."

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‘Tired truckers’ back in the headlines — and the limits, benefits of safety technology

Whatever comes of active driver-assist safety technologies in the near future, it will remain an aware driver that is the bedrock of all trucking safety.

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Tanker, old Mack among customizer’s showcase in ‘Mad Max’

Georgia Tech's rambling wrecks don’t hold a candle to the trucks and other vehicles customized by production designer Colin Gibson in “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

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

‘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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