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Mar 31, 2015

Darling stays on as FMCSA boss: What difference will it make?

It’s officially unofficial. Through some bureaucratic sleight of hand, Scott Darling—named acting administrator last August—will stay on at the top....More
Mar 09, 2015

Trucking hopeful CDL committee will set standards, improve rulemaking process

As far as federal government acronyms go, ELDTAC is standard issue. Many in trucking, however, are hopeful that those six letters will help spell out....More
Mar 06, 2015

Accentuate the obvious: Crashes bad for truck drivers, seat belts good

The researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have gathered the data and done the math, so it’s official: Crashes are the....More
Feb 11, 2015

Transportation woes ‘almost criminal’; highway bill highlighted in House, Senate, twitterverse

No one can accuse the new Congress of not paying attention to the transportation system, as the importance of federal investment in the nation’....More
Feb 05, 2015

Fun with numbers: the FEATTTQ answer key

So, how do you the think you did on the First-Ever American Trucker Transportation Trivia Quiz (FEATTTQ)? Our little exercise in semi-professional....More
Feb 04, 2015

Fun with numbers: Take the transportation factoid quiz

Want to amaze your friends and influence people? Then master the lessons in this handy title: The 2015 Pocket Guide to Transportation by the U.S....More
Jan 21, 2015

Obama on infrastructure: Same song, same verse

Let’s get the bad news up front: President Obama did not mention ‘trucks’ or ‘trucking’ one time in the State of the....More
Jan 09, 2015

The future’s so bright, we gotta wear shades

If you’re old enough to know the song and video I’m referring to in the title, then you’re likely close to my age – give or....More
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