Sunday, April 22, 2018
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AROUND THE BEND: Good news comes from veteran driver, cancer survivor Terry Davis

AROUND THE BEND: Good news comes from veteran driver, cancer survivor Terry Davis

We heard from veteran, over-the-road driver Terry Davis, the other day and she said she enjoys reading “good news.”

First book brings euphoria, says retired trucker Hal Howard

First book brings euphoria, says retired trucker Hal Howard

Having his first book published "was a bit euphoric, like when I passed the bar exam: A long and difficult task had been accomplished," said Hal Howard, who is a retired attorney, long-haul trucker and commercial driver instructor.

How long do various employment negatives remain on your record?

How long do various employment negatives remain on your record?

My mom (a good ole Old Testament mom) was fond of quoting Numbers 32:23 to me as a kid: “Your sin will find you out.” Fair enough I guess, but I always scratched my head and wondered how long the dadgum sin would follow me around.

AROUND THE BEND: With fuel prices and everything else going up, what are we supposed to do?

AROUND THE BEND: With fuel prices and everything else going up, what are we supposed to do?

I read something the other day that really pushed my mad button.

BIZ BUZZ: Congress, DOT take another flying leap at fatigue rules

BIZ BUZZ: Congress, DOT take another flying leap at fatigue rules

Everyone who’s had to fight off drowsiness knows a trick or two. But sometimes, you’ve just got to pull over, or put the ‘please knock’ sign on the office door — then just fold your arms, lean your head back and rest your eyes… Oops! Was that a 747 asking for landing instructions?

EYE ON TRUCKING: Highway Hero: 3 things truckers need are decent wages, complete healthcare and retirement

EYE ON TRUCKING: Highway Hero: 3 things truckers need are decent wages, complete healthcare and retirement

Every year, we have a chance to sit down at the Mid-America Trucking Show with the winner of the Goodyear Highway Hero award.

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