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    The Mark Dalton Project, Part 3

    April 28, 2017 8:00AM by Edo van Belkom

    After a short walk back to Mother Load, Mark opened the door, reached inside and handed a brand new logbook to Kevin. “What’s this?” Kevin asked. “It’s your logbook. Start getting into the habit of filling it out.” “But I

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    Blood is thicker than water

    April 28, 2017 8:00AM by Sonia Straface

    How Skelton Truck Lines is continuing to succeed under three generations of leaders

  • Preventing jumper’s knee

    April 26, 2017 10:16PM by Dr. Chris Singh

    In my practice, I commonly treat knee injuries in professional truck drivers. In fact, I would say knee injuries are second only to lower back injuries among drivers. By far, the most common acute knee injury I see in my

  • Don’t be weak in the knees

    April 26, 2017 10:03PM by Karen Bowen

    Traveling down the road, isn’t it great to enjoy the view through the windows of your rig? Your elevated position displays great distances of countryside and roadways, unobstructed by four-wheelers. Unfortunately, this excellent view may come at a cost. Climbing

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    Big changes for medium-duty trucks

    April 26, 2017 1:00PM by James Menzies

    The butcher, the baker, and yes, even the candlestick maker. Those are some of the buyers of medium-duty trucks. They aren’t truckers, they don’t know much about trucks and they may not even like trucks. But the truck to them

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    Mandatory electronic logging devices and legalized marijuana

    April 25, 2017 8:00AM by Mike Millian

    As of Dec. 18, anyone who operates commercial buses or trucks south of the border will be required to have a compliant electronic logging device (ELD) installed on their vehicle, and ensure their drivers and staff are trained on its

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    We can’t attract more drivers while automating the profession

    April 25, 2017 8:00AM by Al Goodhall

    If we are going to attract young people to a career in the trucking industry, we need more than just a new marketing plan preaching a set of motherhood values based on past performance and the freedom of the open

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    Conflicting messages will deter millennials

    April 25, 2017 8:00AM by Bill Cameron

    Obviously, we have a serious driver shortage. Millennials are one of the more promising solutions to this, but the younger generation – besides being more tech-savvy – are largely unsure about the viability of a driving career. I don’t blame

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    Just the alternative facts

    April 22, 2017 9:07PM by Scott Taylor

    So here I am in April, researching the deductibility of life insurance because one of our clients just bought a benefits package that includes medical, dental, health, disability, and life insurance. The insurance salesman told our client it was all

  • Market movers

    April 22, 2017 8:49PM by James Menzies

    Meritor’s John Nelligan on faster axle ratios, the adoption of disc brakes, and why 6×2 interest is cooling

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    No one-trick pony

    April 22, 2017 8:42PM by James Menzies

    Kenworth’s new T880S vocational truck is more than just a mixer

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    Super drivers

    April 20, 2017 6:51PM by Carroll McCormick

    It takes special skills and a cool head to move monster loads

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    Checking items off the bucket list one mile at a time

    April 17, 2017 3:54PM by Mark Lee

    The temptation to move on is there, but the benefit of sitting tight are hard to ignore

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    Power lift

    April 17, 2017 3:40PM by Carroll McCormick

    Huge components are moved for the Lower Churchill Project power system

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    The reality of building a brand

    April 4, 2017 11:49AM by Rebecka Freels

    When business leaders talk about rebranding, they often think a makeover will fix whatever ails their operation. But charismatic and iconic brands are meticulously crafted from self-knowledge. But let’s start with what a brand really is. A brand is whatever