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NTSB pushes for sleep apnea program

The National Transportation Safety Board wants the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to begin a program to identify commercial drivers at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea, and if treatment is required, show that it is has been conducted.

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Get a fair deal from brokers

Listen to our most recent webinar, in which Overdrive columnist and satellite radio host Kevin Rutherford covers “How to negotiate with brokers.”

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How to come out on top with brokers

Kevin Rutherford,

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Learn about IFTA to watch taxes

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Howard Salmon — owner-operator, musicmaker, and so much more…

a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_ez6JTnOl_tQ/SsYic-UZO7I/AAAAAAAAAbc/EGO7ipcYaoU/s1600-h/howardwithtruck.JPG"img style="MARGIN: 0px 0px 10px 10px; WIDTH: 400px; FLOAT: right; HEIGHT: 268px; CURSOR: hand" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5388031885355596722" border="0" alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_ez6JTnOl_tQ/SsYic-UZO7I/AAAAAAAAAbc/EGO7ipcYaoU/s400/howardwithtruck.JPG" //aDid I mention emOverdrive /emTrucker of the Month for October? Howard Salmon (pictured), the part-time Hawaii resident and full-time reefer-hauling independent whose first country-music record a href="http://channel19.blogspot.com/2009/08/trucks-made-of-gold-by-hawaiian-owner.html"I posted about/aa href="http://channel19.blogspot.com/2009/08/trucks-made-of-gold-by-hawaiian-owner.html" here/a several weeks back, had a rough go of it in mid-September, just as we were putting to bed the October Trucker of the Month story ...

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Speakout: The Voice of the American Trucker

Truck drivers weigh in on sloppiness, freight and health care costs.

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LogBook

Consumer, safety and labor groups have petitioned a federal court for permission to pursue a third round of litigation to overturn the hours of service rule.

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Featured article: Texas Showdown

Outstanding entries wow crowds at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Truck Gallery

Featured are a 2006 Peterbilt 379, a 1985 Kenworth K100 cabover, a 2003 Peterbilt 379, 2009 Peterbilt 389 and a2005 Peterbilt 379.

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Channel 19

Brothers Nick and James Ventrillo have now released the first adventure novel in what they plan to be the "Rick & Bobo" series.

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