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A picture of how the PeopleNet e-log unit keeps track of the 34-hour break.

TD94: Understanding The New Hours-Of-Service (HOS) Rules

Unless you’ve just beamed in from another planet (or you’re a non-trucker), you’re probably aware of the new Hours-of-Service rules that are looming. But do you understand them fully? From some of the feedback I’ve been getting on Twitter and the blog, I’d say there’s still some confusion out there. The Bible flat-out says that […]

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TD91: Bungling The 34-Hour Rule

I totally goofed yesterday. While waiting for my truck’s air-conditioning to be fixed, I spoke a couple of words to a old trucker who was sitting in the trucker’s lounge. Although my beloved MacBook Pro was desperately crying for me to come back to her, I never escaped. What’s the matter with me? I know […]

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TD60: Truckers vs. Cops vs. DOT vs. Carriers

There is a constant unseen battle going on in the trucking industry. It’s like the movie “Alien vs. Predator,” only with two more factions that rear back their ugly heads and roar. Perhaps someone should make a massive online video game about it. It could be called Truckers vs. Cops vs. DOT vs. Carriers. I’d […]

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