Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Trucker with new invention eager to get it in the hands of drivers

Trucker with new invention eager to get it in the hands of drivers

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — People who have been around trucking a long time know what causes them problems on trucks and trailers and sometimes they come up with brilliant ideas that can make their job easier.

Money Matters: Beginning and managing a successful trucking business

Money Matters: Beginning and managing a successful trucking business

The first part of this series deals with whether you should go into business. Even if you are already in business, there is valuable information for you. The success of a business can depend, in large part, on the financial foundation on which the business expects to run and its business plan.

Driver says it’s all about attitude, how you handle stress

Driver says it’s all about attitude, how you handle stress

David Hallmark hauls chemicals for Service Transport Co. where he’s been for four months. He’s been hauling hazmat for five years and a driver for a total of 15 years.

ATA questions portions of CSA 2010

ATA questions portions of CSA 2010

Things are hot and getting hotter between the honorable Anne Ferro, administrator of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and David Osiecki, senior vice president for policy and regulatory affairs at the American Trucking Associations (ATA).

Diet-in-a-bottle leads to numerous health problems so beware

Diet-in-a-bottle leads to numerous health problems so beware

It is obvious to all of us that we are losing the war on obesity. Each year more and more adults and children are becoming overweight. There are three times as many obese adults (body mass index over 30) today than there were in 1960 and double that since 1990. Approximately 38 percent of our children are considered overweight.

Chatter in cyber world calls for retirement mandate at age 65 for truckers

Chatter in cyber world calls for retirement mandate at age 65 for truckers

I got my first AARP Bulletin in the mail recently. I was somewhat hoodwinked into paying for a membership and then told that I wasn’t a full member until I turn 50 later this year.

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