Tag Archives: Missouri

Oklahoma Senator says “Slow them Trucks down”

After a wreck in June, 2009 that killed ten people on the Will Rogers turnpike in Oklahoma, Senator Earl Garrison wants to make the trucks go slower. The Will Rogers Turnpike is 88 miles long, running form Tulsa to the … Continue reading

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Lease purchase – is it a good thing

Unless company’s have changed their way’s in the last few month’s then I say the “lease purchase” deal that company’s try to throw out to drivers is still a shady deal. Especially, the ones that mention in their ads “no … Continue reading

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Missouri gets OK for I-70 truck-only lanes

Missouri has won federal approval to rebuild Interstate 70 across the state with lanes segregating cars from trucks. The Federal Highway Administration’s decision gives Missouri the authorization needed to move ahead with the $4 billion project, which would be the … Continue reading

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Missouri: Sierra Club questions I-70 truck lanes

Environmentalists are questioning the safety of a state plan to add truck-only lanes to Interstate 70. While separating car and truck traffic the interstate may be a good idea, the state may be overselling the benefits of its $4.1 billion … Continue reading

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Army moves all truck driver training to Fort Wood

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — If you’re going to be a truck driver for the U.S. Army, you’re now going to train in the Ozarks. Fort Leonard Wood became the exclusive home of the Army’s Motor Transport Operator (88M10) Advanced … Continue reading

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