Archive for June, 2013

Crashes lead to enforcement, fair or otherwise

Posted on: June 28th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Skagit River Bridge Collapse Leads To Additional Enforcement & Scrutiny Recently reopened with a temporary replacement span in place, the Skagit River Bridge on I-5 […]

Commercial Drivers and Sleep Apnea

Posted on: June 27th, 2013 by derek No Comments

In the last article, I wrote about how OTR drivers make consequential decisions every day, described how bad the lack of sleep can negatively affect […]

Has Washington exceeded its weight limit?

Posted on: June 25th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The events of the past few weeks in Washington, DC have made it increasingly clear that our federal government has grown so far out of […]

HOS – It’s time

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Long-Debated Hours of Service (HOS) Rules To Take Effect July 1st   After decades in the making, the much debated and litigated Hours of Service […]

My own sleep apnea experience

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Decades before the whole issue of sleep apnea appeared, I used to listen to my father snore when he napped. He snored really loudly, and […]

iRadio & Truck-Tough Tablet Debut

Posted on: June 18th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

iTunes Radio Announced As rumored here in the previous installment of Tech Trends, Apple’s iRadio, or more accurately iTunes Radio, made its debut last week […]

NTSB Takes Closer Look at Straight Trucks

Posted on: June 14th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Truckers ask, “Can you see me now?” The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released the results of a study of single-unit truck crashes. More […]

Is this Ford’s next F-150?

Posted on: June 10th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Have we already seen the next-generation Ford F-150 pickup? The concept vehicles exhibited at auto shows have long been used to showcase designs and features […]

Drivers to be made obsolete?

Posted on: June 7th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

NHTSA Debuts Rules For Driverless Vehicles Those who follow the world of high-tech are likely aware of Google’s real-world testing of autonomous vehicles. While widespread […]

Pilot employees admit to fraud, conspiracy

Posted on: June 6th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

With a motive to increase commissions and profits while at the same time harming competitors, two Pilot employees have admitted in federal court to their […]

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