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Video: Goodyear Highway Hero 2016

Video: Goodyear Highway Hero 2016

LOUISVILLE, KY -- In this On the Spot video from the Mid-America Trucking Show 2016, meet this year's Goodyear Highway Hero and hear about the impact of his experience.

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Backing off Back Pain

While back pain is the bane of many whose jobs involve a lot of sitting, the misery is...

Back pain is the bane of many whose jobs involve a lot of sitting at a desk or other work station. But that misery is compounded when the sitting is behind the wheel of a truck.

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G&P Incentive Program Ups Fleet Safety Rating

G&P Trucking Company is a truckload carrier in the southeastern United States, providing import...

A pictorial look at the monthly contest launched at truckload carrier G&P Trucking Company for drivers who have achieved best-in-class safety performance. The program is credited with bringing about a decrease in distracted driving and month-over-month improvements in driver safety scores. Photos and text by Andy Leuthe, Senior Director Product Marketing, SmartDrive Systems.

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Catching Hours-Of-Service Cheaters

Drivers may falsify paper logs for various reasons. The best way to identify a false log is by...

A false log was No. 10 in the list of top 20 driver violations in 2015. As a motor carrier, you’re liable for false logs filled out by your drivers if you should have had the means to detect the violations.

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How Not to Lose Sleep over Apnea

A common therapy for obstructive sleep apnea is continuous positive airway pressure, known as...

Despite sleep apnea’s devastating impact on highway safety and personal well-being, truck drivers can be easily and affordably treated for this common medical condition.

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What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?

Trucker Path, San Jose, Calif., recently added load matching features to its lineup of mobile...

There are hundreds of applications for commercial truck drivers and fleet managers and more are announced every week - so how do you navigate the blizzard of mobile apps to find the best ones for you?

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Rush Truck Centers 10th Annual Tech Skills Rodeo

Techs could wander the exhibit hall after completing their events and talk with suppliers about...

Day 1 of the Rush Truck Centers' 10th Annual Technician Skills competition featured 160 technicians and parts specialists from across the company's dealer network trying to diagnose staged bugs on trucks before the clock ran out. Most of the staged problems are electronic in nature, which requires technicans to run the appropriate troubleshooting steps and processes. More often than not, the problem has several trick dead ends that can mislead all but the best of them. Only 25 techs advanced to the finals.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

https://www.geotab.com/?utm-source=hdt&utm-medium=sponsorship&utm-campaign=heavy-truck&utm-content=gotquestions-logo-1017

Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

http://hdtruck.xantrex.com/?utm_source=HDT&utm_medium=gotquestions&utm_campaign=onhwy

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Photos: Hauling the Capitol Christmas Tree

Photo courtesy of Kenworth

On Dec. 2, U.S. Speaker of the House John Ryan will be ready to light up this 74-foot tall Lutz Spruce on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building with thousands of LED lights and 4,000 ornaments. The official welcoming of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and the kickoff to the holidays is a tradition that began in 1964 by House Speaker John W. McCormack.

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Legal Pot in Colorado: How it's Affected Trucking

Cannabis station, a medical marijuana dispensary, is located at the site of a former gas station...

It’s been almost two years since Colorado officially legalized marijuana. With other states considering similar measures, Colorado Motor Carrier Association President Greg Fulton reflects on the law and its impact on the trucking industry.