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ATA OVERSTEPS ITS BOUNDS BY SUPPORTING SPEED GOVERNORS The American Trucking Associations' petition to install speed limiters ...

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Blessing in disguise?

Truckers often ask: "If there's really a driver shortage, why are the shelves at Wal-Mart fully stocked?" Good question. For many sh...

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Are we safe?

New studies shed light on how drivers are using the hours of service rule, but offer little proof that the changes made in the name of s...

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What is the craziest thing you ever heard over the CB?

SHEILLA PIERCE McGregor, Texas Mesilla Valley Transportation "Crazy directions." LEROY MARKS St. Louis Dancy ...

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Fair surcharge? Go figure

Fuel Surcharge as a percentage Even when a fuel surcharge is figured as a percent of gross revenue, you can still convert it to ...

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Fuel’s gold

As pump prices climb, savvy owner-operators must do everything they can to cut costs. As pump prices climb, savvy own...

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Texas-sized show

Aaron Tippin made his mark on country music with six Top 10 singles, one Top 5 single, and three No. 1 hits. He has sold 5 million album...

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DOT sends onboard recorder proposal to White House

In August, the U.S. Department of Transportation submitted for White House review a long-awaited document on the use of electronic onbo...

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Cummins Redefining Tour – Driver Reactions and Future Tour Dates

Where the money goes

What's left for you If you take home much less than 36 percent of your revenue, examine your records. Chances are costs are out...

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Out of business

PM guidelines are offered by the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations: (703) 838-1763 or ...

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