Saturday, January 20, 2018
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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.

Helping couple stranded on RR tracks just part of trucking ‘life,’ for Highway Hero Tilden Curl

Helping couple stranded on RR tracks just part of trucking ‘life,’ for Highway Hero Tilden Curl

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — We’ve all seen them, the clips from the silent movies. There’s a damsel in distress, tied to the railroad tracks. The music of the player piano adds to the emotion of the dire situation. Then, just as it appears all is lost, in swoops the hero, unties the damsel and pulls her off the tracks just before the train would have…well, you know.

Trucker Marvin Kelleware: Don’t get in trucking for the money; ‘your life is on the line’

Trucker Marvin Kelleware: Don’t get in trucking for the money; ‘your life is on the line’

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Marvin Kelleware got into trucking because he loves to drive. From Cleveland, he said he hauls everything except hazmat for PAM Transport all over the country.

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