Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Hazmat hauler thinks HOS rule is safety issue in the wrong direction

Hazmat hauler thinks HOS rule is safety issue in the wrong direction

Oklahoma resident Johnny Basham has been driving trucks for 34 years and he knows when he needs to stop and sleep and when he feels good enough to drive, but the latest Hours of Service rules have taken his knowledge and wisdom away by mandating when he must rest, or he loses time and miles, he said in an interview with The Trucker.

If you’re going to play the discrimination card, make sure it’s valid, right time

If you’re going to play the discrimination card, make sure it’s valid, right time

Blame: a five letter word for I’m not taking responsibility for anything. It’s easy to use the excuse that it’s “their” fault. And there are times when we are treated unfairly, but to continue to blame only keeps us stuck as the victim.

Keeping healthy best way to fight what life throws at you

Keeping healthy best way to fight what life throws at you

Well here we are, another holiday season, the end of another year and the beginning of a new one.

Welcome to Welcome, N.C., where NASCAR is king

Welcome to Welcome, N.C., where NASCAR is king

WELCOME, N.C. — For those who like reliving great moments in NASCAR history and enjoy seeing the Goodwrench Chevrolet Monte Carlos or Luminas driven by the late great Dale Earnhardt, welcome to Welcome, N.C., home of the Richard Childress Racing (RCR) complex and RCR Racing Museum.

Tech Stop: Security always a concern

Tech Stop: Security always a concern

Online security is one of those topics that never seems to go away. There are daily stories of servers getting hacked, identities being hijacked, credit card numbers being stolen, people being scammed, etc. — the list is never-ending.

Owning the Wheel: Where are the jobs?

Owning the Wheel: Where are the jobs?

Well a new year is dawning and the economy is still struggling and the trucking industry is struggling along with it. As I write this, the holiday season is still a few weeks away and forecasts range from a 1 percent decline to a 1 percent increase in holiday spending. Either way the season is going to be fairly slow and along with it freight will be slow.

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