Archive for March, 2014

HOS propane waiver extended

Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

In a move displaying little confidence that winter’s grip on the US will fade anytime soon, the FMCSA’s temporary HOS waivers have been extended for […]


Lottery winners always seem to drive trucks

Posted on: March 27th, 2014 by Holley Young No Comments

It’s happened again. Another trucker has won the lottery. Seriously, why does it seem like they are always winning? It’s not fair. Yet again, Tony […]


Minimum wage hype is only a political weapon

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Just in time for election season, hype over raising the federal minimum wage has mysteriously become of interest once again. As usual, the current focus […]


Wyoming Considering 80 MPH

Posted on: March 21st, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

I can’t drive 75 Given the vast stretches of rural roads and highways in Wyoming, the state’s DOT is actively considering increasing the speed limit […]


KLLM – Class In Session

Posted on: March 20th, 2014 by Caitlin White No Comments

KLLM Transport Service recently announced a new partnership with Hinds Community College to offer a truck driver training program. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools […]


Battery Tips to Survive iOS 7.1

Posted on: March 18th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Last week, Apple released the latest operating system update, iOS 7.1, for iPhones and iPads. Unfortunately, some of the changes made in iOS 7.1 are […]


Are Black Boxes Coming?

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Feds propose latest ELD rules Almost as long in coming as the HOS rules, and hopefully far better organized, new rules regarding Electronic Logging Devices […]


New act to extend HOS propane exemptions

Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has introduced legislation to extend the hours of service exemptions for haulers of propane and other home heating fuels. The bill […]


Ford’s next F-150 nearly a half ton lighter

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Earlier this year, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) served as the location for the debut of Ford’s newest F-150 pickup, set to go […]


Highway Funding Looks Iffy

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Lawmakers reject funding options Fearing an election-year backlash over raising taxes of any kind, federal lawmakers are taking various options for highway funding off the […]


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