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    Purkeys Aware keeps drivers connected

    September 18, 2019 9:52AM by John G Smith

    Purkeys’ new Aware Audio Interrupter is designed to help keep eyes on the road and hands upon the wheel. The device automatically reads text-based messages and features a solid-state amplifier to strengthen its voice quality and amplitude – helping to

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    WeBoost amplifies your cell signals

    June 17, 2019 10:26AM by John G Smith

    Wilson Electronics’ weBoost Drive Reach Fleet boosts cell signals in fleet vehicles, boasting the maximum gains allowed under Industry Canada standards. Compared to previous models, it can boost signal strengths when vehicles are more than two times further away from

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    Some Regs’ are Just Itching to be Broken

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    Whether you’re talking EOBRs, cell phones or CB laws, some regulations are just itching to be broken, writes Rolf Lockwood.

  • Chat Linehaul: Canuck drivers dialling up U.S. cell plans

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO — Whoever said talk was cheap never used a Canadian cell phone in the U.S.

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    DOT makes hazmat trucks no phone zones

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WASHINGTON – The FMCSA solidified its federal guidance banning truckers from texting while driving, while also announcing plans to write a separate rule for hazmat trucks.

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    ATA lauds anti-cell phone rule; Owner-ops oppose blanket ban

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The ATA favors a proposed ban on hand-held phones and related devices, but it also urged regulators to permit hands-free technology for truck drivers.