January 2016

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Safety Profiles No Easy Fix

Technology can help, but polishing a safety profile will always be about improving driver behavior and equipment maintenance.

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Commentary: New Year Brings Hope From Washington

Rolf Lockwood, Executive Contributing Editor

The year went quickly, but that’s because so much happened — largely good in our trucking sphere. You don’t need me to review things, but a couple of developments late in 2015 leave me very hopeful about what lies ahead.

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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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How Truck Tires Have Evolved

New tire designs emerge from tire makers almost monthly.

The tread designs of medium- and heavy-duty truck tires have become more sophisticated and tailor-made for specific applications and wheel positions.