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I thought we would try to start 2011 off the right way.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) along with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) all seem to think that adding more regulations to the already very long list in trucking are needed.
These people who work [...]
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An announcement to consider speed limiting heavy trucks to 68 mph has small business truckers wondering why this unproven science is moving forward while minimum training standards for drivers are still not on the books.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration agreed to initiate a rule-making today based on pleas from big trucking entities even though [...]
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I saw a post earlier today on LandLine Now’s blog. It was titled “a solution to idling laws” and it was from a driver that said a simple solution was to make the truck makers add apu’s when they build the truck – simple solution – right?
Well, there could be a couple of simple fix’s [...]
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