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Free webinar to be on owner-operator compensation trends

The Partners in Business Retention Forum will offer a free webinar on owner-operator compensation trends with National Transportation Institute (formerly SignPost) head Gordon Klemp will be held 2 p.m. CST Nov. 5. Go to www.piblive.com/retentionforum/ for details on registering for it. Since 1995, the National Transportation Institute (formerly SignPost) has provided truckload carriers with detailed pay profiles to help them keep up with their competitors. NTI head Gordon Klemp will present third-quarter data just in from more than ...

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week starts Nov. 1

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week runs through Nov. 1-7. For more details on the event sponsored by the American Trucking Associations and special discounts associated wih it, go to www.ntdaw.org.

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Big Rig Expo to be in Tulsa

The Big Rig Expo will be held from Oct. 22-24 at the Convention Center in Tulsa, Okla. Check www.bigrigexpo.com or (800)481-0650 for details.

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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

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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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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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