Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Around the Bend: Trucker lifestyle, not just sleep apnea, responsible for fatigue

Around the Bend: Trucker lifestyle, not just sleep apnea, responsible for fatigue

A reader had some excellent points (see May 15-31 Letters to the Editor) a couple of issues ago regarding sleep apnea and how it is barely the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the problem of driver fatigue.

Safety Tips: Infrastructure stimulus program

Safety Tips: Infrastructure stimulus program

How many times a day do you go through road construction? With the stimulus programs of 2009 with the infrastructure, we see more and more construction.

The Bottom Line: The incorporation trap

The Bottom Line: The incorporation trap

Beware of recommendations to incorporate your business unless the recommendation comes from your accountant or your attorney. Not everyone has your best interest at heart. Many businesses providing incorporation services will have you believe it’s the best way to operate for everyone. This is not true.

ITD: Huge loads OK in N. Idaho if moved safely

ITD: Huge loads OK in N. Idaho if moved safely

LEWISTON, Idaho — The Idaho Transportation Department says state law requires the agency to issue permits for huge loads passing through northern Idaho if the loads can be moved safely without damaging roads or bridges.

Miranda rights ruling could impact truckers on the road

Miranda rights ruling could impact truckers on the road

You be the judge. Here are the facts, your honor. The defendant was arrested for a major felony crime and given his Miranda rights as prescribed by Miranda v. Arizona.

Who in right mind would want EOBRs, asks trucker

Who in right mind would want EOBRs, asks trucker

I cannot understand who in their right mind would want electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) on their trucks.

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