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Keystone XL: Congress sends approval bill to the White House

| February 13, 2015

Legislation granting necessary approvals for the pipeline has now passed both houses of Congress -- President has signaled he would veto the measure.

POLL: What mpg is your fuel surcharge based on?

| February 13, 2015

With some carriers shifting upward the mpg their fuel-surcharge contracts are based on, what's behind your own calculations of surcharges, such as they exist?

Not so fast on med cards: Non-CDL commercial drivers still must carry

| February 04, 2015

Non-CDL holders are not required to self-certify or submit a copy of their medical card to their state licensing agency. Given such commercial drivers don't self-certify, if you are one of them, keep carrying the card.

Strong voices on parking

| February 03, 2015

Conversations on the situation continue in the wake of mainstream media attention to truckers' parking needs.

One bull hauler’s mid-1980s test

| February 02, 2015

The 1979 Kenworth W900 -- pictured above hooked to a 1976 Barrett cattle trailer -- is the truck Don Christner was running as a company driver in 1985 when the story below took place. Before that, ...

The champions of the mom-and-pop truck stop

| January 28, 2015

Driver Jeff Barker, with Debra Miller and Todd Ramey, is currently operating a Facebook group dedicated to sharing information on independent mom-and-pop truck stops.

Trucking groups on FMCSA’s crash accountability study: Incomplete data in CSA still inexcusable

Todd Dills & James Jaillet | January 28, 2015

NASTC, ATA, OOIDA and most readers lodge displeasure with FMCSA's crash-fault analysis, while some readers suggest the feds may have it right in reticence to rely on police reports to assess fault.

Craig Ryan’s 1965 International CO4000: Lookback photos, moreImage Gallery

| January 27, 2015

Craig Ryan gives a personal account of his brief time trucking leased to Dart and otherwise hauling bees in the 70s and shares photos of his 1965 International CO4000 cabover.

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