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Apr 24, 2012

Save a life by becoming a Trucking Mentor

A common complaint from truck drivers is that other drivers on the highways do not know how to drive around big rigs. They cut in front, hang out....More
Apr 19, 2012

Small, focused fleet proves that being green is an attitude

Last summer, when looking for a potential fleet for one of our Green Fleet of the Month profiles, I came across a San Francisco-based organic....More
Mar 28, 2012

Selfless trucker named Arrow’s Back on the Road winner

Billy Basenberg needed a break, and he got one when Arrow Truck Sales named him its 5th anniversary Back on the Road winner last week at the Mid-....More
Mar 21, 2012

In FMCSA's eyes, you must blame the carrier

The news that FMCSA will not remove truck crashes from carriers’ CSA scores, even in instances where the truck driver was not at fault, is....More
Mar 13, 2012

Senate rejects natural gas subsidy

As part of a deal to move the long-awaited, and much-needed highway bill forward, the U.S. Senate spent much of Tuesday voting on amendments....More
Feb 21, 2012

Finalists announced for Highway Hero Award

  our professional truck drivers have been named finalists for the 29th North America Highway Hero Award, presented by Goodyear....More
Feb 02, 2012

Memo to Boehner: Keep Keystone pipeline out of the highway bill

Well, we have a highway bill proposal. The House of Representative’s Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is set to mark up a bill....More
Oct 25, 2011

For a first drive, a lasting impression

One of the great advantages of the Volvo I-Shift automated mechanical transmission is its ease of use. Many drivers entering the driver workforce....More
Oct 05, 2011

Unique trailer brings food tasting to your local store

A company called Puratos operates a rather specialized trailer in its operations. The trailer is so specialized, in fact, that it was awarded a “....More
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