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Will a $200 fine for failing to secure a load teach this dump truck driver an unforgettable lesson?

Contributing article: http://abc30.tv/1ka2poS

Louisiana sales tax holiday offers chance to save money

Thousands of shoppers statewide will head to stores Friday and Saturday, seeking to take advantage of a state sales tax holiday that, in effect, cuts many prices 4 percent.

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If Old Dominion's profit rose by 27%, did O.D.'s drivers' pay go up 27%?

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/XlilL2

Trucking’s future looks great — for those who can adapt

... [Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack] Roberts predicts the industry will change more in the next 10 to 20 years than it has in the last 50.

But the good news is there’s plenty of money to be made in all of this change, Roberts writes, despite big challenges facing the industry, such as volatile fuel prices, ever-increasing regulation, changing vehicle technology, higher operating costs, dire infrastructure needs and a (debatable) shortage of drivers.

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Gliders 101: Five common questions about glider kits answered

... Why buy a glider?

Three key benefits of buying a glider are lower upfront cost and the potential for both lower maintenance costs and improved aftermarket value, says Eggen.

Ervin’s sells Freightliner Coronado and Columbia models, and they cost about 10 to 15 percent cheaper than a similarly spec’d factory truck.

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Ultimate P M Flop

T A Kingsville Ohio had a Ultimate PM preformed on my tractor. I sat in the drivers seat during the service and watched closley. The service took 18

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Have you as trucker used Navistar's 'Diamond Renewed' program? How well did it work?

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What will it take to stop truckers from running under low clearance bridges?

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/1uA5Utm

Truckers oppose I-40 toll plan

Trucking industry advocates are not in favor of a proposal that would lead to adding tolls an existing stretch of Interstate 40 from North Little Rock to Memphis.

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If a lack of truckers is hurting Swift's profits, has the company increased driver pay as an incentive?

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Will locking the tailgate of a fleet pick-up truck really prevent it from being stolen?

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/1uA4IGl

Would you want to be continually monitored by video to receiving coaching and prevent accidents?

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/1npo6Ba

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What should you do, trucker, if you are asked to deliver perishable food to unrefrigerated storage? Point here...

Contributing article: http://bit.ly/1nplCmr

FMCSA sued by drivers for allegedly divulging too much in pre-employment reports

Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claiming the agency “disparaged” their safety records and diminished their value as truck drivers by oversharing information on their Pre-Employment Screening Program reports.

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The Benefits of Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires Explained

Most of us now acknowledge there's some benefit to running low-rolling-resistance tires. They are supposed to improve fuel economy, right? That's the idea, and for the most part that's exactly what they do. But are they all they are cracked up to be? Well, that depends on the specific tire and to a large degree how well it's maintained.

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