Archive for March, 2013


Mar 25 – Recent Trucking News-Neat Trucks To Show At Mats

From new trucks to show trucks, they have it all at Mats or Mid America Truck Show. I have not been in attendance for a few years now, I do hope you have time to drop by, park your rig and have a look around, it is worth your time to take a break. Navistar’s […]

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Mar 14 – Recent Trucking News-Freight Rates Going Up?

Freight Rates Increasing? I will believe it when I see it. But with fuel at over 4 bucks a gallon and holding, we are losing a lot of our extra money that would be placed towards our maintenance bills. All the extra money I get for hauling loads gets left on my fuel card to […]

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Mar 13 – Recent Trucking News-Ride Alongs And Natural Gas As Fuel

The stories today are a wide range of topics n Texas state troopers routinely shadow behind a big rig to watch for oncoming speeders and have been doing that for years, using the truck as a rolling visual blind of sorts. This new method in Washington may help get some of the people to pay […]

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Mar 24 – Recent Trucking News-MATS 2013 Vendors

Mid America truck show has a lot to offer. You can see all the new trucks being showcased as what the future of trucking will look like or at least what they are testing now. I do know for sure that there is a lot of great ideas for new engine technology and driver comfort. […]

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Mar 23 – Recent Trucking News-TND 760 EOBR

The team here is still not convinced about the use of GPS for big trucks, we have seen many a problem in the use of these for navigation. We suppose that over time the information that is fed into these will improve and not take drivers on a road that they may have problems on. […]

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