Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Lighter Load: Nobody cared then, but they do now

Lighter Load: Nobody cared then, but they do now

The dangers of cell phone use while driving is to this century what the dangers of smoking were to the last century.

In it for the long haul: teen runs across America to help truckers get medical coverage

In it for the long haul: teen runs across America to help truckers get medical coverage

LITTLE ROCK — Since her parents are in trucking, 17-year-old Jasmine Jordan understands what it means to be in it for the long haul: so far she’s run more than 1,700 miles across America to raise money for truckers without medical insurance.

Need to gorge left over from cave man days: eat slowly, stop when full

Need to gorge left over from cave man days: eat slowly, stop when full

You have to eat — it’s a primal instinct for survival and promotion of the species

Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A trucker’s Health Awareness Walk, a first-of-its-kind fitness event for the industry, will be held March 26 during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., said the walk’s originators, the Trucking Solution Health Group.

Companies gear up for shore power availability at truck stops

Companies gear up for shore power availability at truck stops

PORTLAND, Ore. — Thanks to a $22.2 million federal grant, Shorepower Technologies, a New York-based corporation and partner Cascade Sierra Solutions of Coburg, Ore., are jump starting an effort to drastically increase the number of truck stop electrification systems in the U.S.

Trucking freight to grocery stores good for driver in this economy

Trucking freight to grocery stores good for driver in this economy

Morse file: How long driving: 41 years Company driver for FirstFleet Hauls: Dry freight for Kroger Drives: 2010 Volvo Birthday: Oct. 3, 1943

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