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Most engine manufacturers say 2010 will be like turning the clock back to the good old days In 2002, diesels came with ...

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Trucking remains weak, Fed says

In the latest Federal Reserve Beige Book report of national economic activity, transportation services activity generally declined.

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Mack, Volvo to merge, keep brands separate

Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America will merge Nov. 1 into a single organization called North American Trucks.

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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

Kevin Rutherford,

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Learn about IFTA to watch taxes

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