Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Eye on Trucking: Mexico truck program solution ‘very near’

Eye on Trucking: Mexico truck program solution ‘very near’

It’s been over two months since Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood told a Senate hearing that a solution to the Mexico truck program issue was “very near.”

Lighter Load: Lots of issues but Senate hearing a lot of whine with no cheese

Lighter Load: Lots of issues but Senate hearing a lot of whine with no cheese

On April 28 I watched the webcast of a Senate hearing regarding the oversight of motor carrier safety efforts.

Driver saved little girl, then kept it to himself, went on with work

Driver saved little girl, then kept it to himself, went on with work

ORLANDO, Fla. — Dave Nelson, who just became an owner-operator at Werner Enterprises after working for them for about three years, saved the life of a 7-year-old girl on Feb. 10, but didn’t tell the company because they had a policy not to pull off the road with a load because someone might hijack the truck.

Money Matters: Record keeping

Money Matters: Record keeping

How much will I have to set aside for taxes? Do I need to buy another truck? Should I trade-in or sell my truck outright? In order to answer those and other questions, you need to have a current profit and loss statement.

U.S. offers better lifestyle than Jamaica, trucking supports the family

U.S. offers better lifestyle than Jamaica, trucking supports the family

Anthony Stewart of Riviera Beach, Fla., lived more than half his life in Jamaica and decided to come to the United States for a “better lifestyle.”

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