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Feature Article: Maximum exposure

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 seeks to change the model for compliance from a sort of housecleaning approach tied to compliance reviews to one that uses real-time, on-the-road inspection results to determine carrier and, eventually, driver safety scores.

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Pulse

The trucking industry's issues percolating now, especially in the regulatory arena, promise to make 2010 a more tumultuous one than most.

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Truck Gallery

A 1996 Peterbilt 379, a 2007 International, a 2007 Western Star 4900ex, a 2007 Peterbilt and a 1996 Kenworth are among the featured trucks.

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Owner-Operator Almanac 2010

The Overdrive 2010 Owner-Operator Almanac offers maintenance tips and schedules, important dates and useful information to keep you ahead of the curve on what it takes to run a successful owner-operator business.

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Smart Driving: Preventing slips and falls

Safety experts say preventing injuries on the job requires education, demonstration of how to do things right and continuous follow-up to reinforce proper techniques and habits.

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Feature article: Watch your weight

Knowing how to distribute your cargo when loading will help you maximize payload and keep you running legal.

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Fleet Focus

Drivers and carriers receive awards and recognition.

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Channel 19

Tire termites, female advocates, a long-ago ride remembered and truck driving in Alaska are featured.

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Speakout: The Voice of the American Trucker

Truckers speak out about aerodynamic trucks, truck salesmen, clean-air guidelines and 2010's most important trucking issues.

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LogBook

Age and BMI cutoffs, California's Truck and Bus Rule, truckers off work Hours of Service regulations and heavy-duty engine emissions are among the issues featured.

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