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Michigan begins texting ban

Texting while driving is a secondary offense that allows law enforcement officials to ticket drivers if they are pulled over for another offense.

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Send us your flood photos

Is your haul delayed due to flooding in Tennessee? Send us a photo for posting online: mheine@rrpub.com

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Pulse: Bloodless revolution

Bloodless revolution By Max Heine, Editorial Director News of the electronic onboard recorder mandate for reckless carriers suggests even bigger news – that the order is but a stepping stone toward requiring EOBRs for all carriers. That possible development, though shocking to imagine today, could well be a snoozer when it finally happens. The reason is there are too many factors propelling demand for onboard recorders. These factors, such as their ease of use and elimination of paperwork, ...

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Marketplace

The new International ProStar, the mDrive automated manual transmission, trucking specific GPS, seat covers and an in-cab freezer/refrigerator are among the products featured.

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Feature Article: Ride the wind

Kenworth unveils its aerodynamic T700 model.

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Hitting the road

Feedback on the latest heavy-duty power plants shows some positive signs as new technology tackles 2010 emissions standards.

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Feature Article: Getting on board

Some owner-operators fear that electronic onboard recorders cost too much and invade their privacy. As EOBR use spreads, others are embracing them after discovering improved productivity, safety and record-keeping.

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Channel 19

Take a daily dose of trucking humor, oddities and coverage in the media.

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Dollars and Sense

When and how you should replace your truck or trailer.

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Hours rules lifted for oil spill

Federal officials temporarily lifted hours-of-service rules for haulers of some emergency supplies to four southeast coastal states.

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