Friday, April 20, 2018
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Former steel erector led to trucking in down construction economy

Former steel erector led to trucking in down construction economy

Keary Nicely, of Atlanta, has only been driving a truck for four years, and he’s not looking to get out of it, although he would like to get home a lot more.

Truckers need to take precautions when working in extreme heat

Truckers need to take precautions when working in extreme heat

Truckers tarping loads, having to wait outside to be loaded or unloaded, doing their pre-trips, dealing with engine trouble or performing any other number of things outside are just as vulnerable to heat-related illness as anyone who has to work in sweltering summer temperatures.

Truckers will military background should obtain discharge papers when applying for job

Truckers will military background should obtain discharge papers when applying for job

A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. —John F. Kennedy

Around the Bend: Positive advice from an ‘Ice Road trucker’

Around the Bend: Positive advice from an ‘Ice Road trucker’

Someone once said we’re helped along the road to happiness if we follow this axiom: “Don’t think less of yourself, but think of yourself less.”

Eye on Trucking: Roadcheck 2010: Of all drivers put OOS, 52.1% sidelined for HOS violations

Eye on Trucking: Roadcheck 2010: Of all drivers put OOS, 52.1% sidelined for HOS violations

We looked with interest at the results of Roadcheck 2010, which arrived with comparisons for 2008 and and 2009.

Around the Bend: To town of Lexington, Va., being site of big rig show was an honor

Around the Bend: To town of Lexington, Va., being site of big rig show was an honor

I don’t know if you can put a price tag on the good public relations for trucking that took place in the community of Lexington, Va., during the 28th annual Shell SuperRigs truck beauty show last month (June 10-12).

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