Blogs

Broken resolutions

Reader tries to quit smoking and eat healthy but can't seem to do either.

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New: Minimizer mobile site

Minimizer's new mobile-friendly tool offers users a streamlined experience on mobile phone browsers.

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Heavy-duty dream machines

If you’re not already familiar with the Blastolene Brothers, there’s a good chance you’ve seen their work: Jay Leno famously purchased – and occasionally drives – one of their designs, the “Blastolene Special,” an extra-large roadster powered by an engine cribbed from a 1950s-vintage U.S. Army Patton tank. The Blastolene Brothers aren’t brothers and they aren’t engineers. In fact, they don’t even live in the same state. Yet their artistic collaboration is redefining the concept of ...

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Signs of the times: Study says digital billboards distracting

The study, conducted by researchers at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, concluded that drivers looked at digital billboards significantly longer than they did at other signs on the same stretch of road,

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Humility, and lack thereof — more new-year notes

"Holy guacamole if I didn't slip up and put together the number one article of the year for the online version of Overdrive."...

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Manage MCS-150 data for CSA scoring

It's important for those with carrier authority to keep tabs on their annual self-reported vehicle-miles-traveled and power-unit information for CSA scoring purposes.

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This tax break survived – and can benefit you

An HSA pays off by cutting your taxes. It allows you to save pretax income into the account, just as many owner-operators do with Individual Retirement Accounts.

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Driving away from 2012

Wendy Parker's pictorial lookback in video over memorable moments from 2012 -- to ring in 2013. Happy new year!

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Year of interrupted sleep: 2012 in review, Part 3

September-December 2012 on the Channel 19 blog -- one operator reaches a milestone, amid ongoing industry conversation, weird-weird trucking news and .... Happy new year, drivers!

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When are you going to start a family?

What to say when someone asks you personal questions about your parenthood plans.

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