Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Former trucker gets taste for barbeque, opens own restaurant

Former trucker gets taste for barbeque, opens own restaurant

LOCKPORT, Ill. — Truckers may be some of the world’s best connoisseurs of food.

Eye on Trucking: Feds anything but transparent when talk turns to cross border project

Eye on Trucking: Feds anything but transparent when talk turns to cross border project

It’s time for the federal government to fess up about what’s going on with the Mexico truck program.

Federal government running truckers out of jobs, driver says

Federal government running truckers out of jobs, driver says

I would like to know when our government is going to quit downing the trucking industry; we drivers move America. If it wasn’t for us, government would not have toilet paper to wipe their butts. They keep taking from us — passing more and more laws against us and for what ? Revenue.

Carpal tunnel syndrome can affect truckers, it’s treatable

Carpal tunnel syndrome can affect truckers, it’s treatable

Although it might seem that carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition born from long hours spent working on a computer keyboard, or any repetitive action, carpal tunnel syndrome actually has numerous causes, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Hire Road: Two new programs to scrutinize driver records, performance

Hire Road: Two new programs to scrutinize driver records, performance

As if DAC reports, driving records, criminal histories, National Driver Register and reference checks weren’t enough, two new programs will offer motor carriers the ability to research new information on potential drivers.

Hazmat hauler thinks HOS rule is safety issue in the wrong direction

Hazmat hauler thinks HOS rule is safety issue in the wrong direction

Oklahoma resident Johnny Basham has been driving trucks for 34 years and he knows when he needs to stop and sleep and when he feels good enough to drive, but the latest Hours of Service rules have taken his knowledge and wisdom away by mandating when he must rest, or he loses time and miles, he said in an interview with The Trucker.

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