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TD11: The Insanity Of Truck Idling Laws

I know I said my next post would be about dispatchers, but I’ve got something fresh on my mind; mainly because it’s happening right now. So please humor me. I’m guessing from the title that you can tell which of side of the argument I take when it comes to truck idling laws. First off,…

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TD5: The High-Idle Saga Continues

Thought I’d give you an update on our truck’s mechanical issues. First of all, I haven’t went all Scarface on anybody, so that’s good. At the time of my last post about this topic, we were expecting to get into our company shop by the next night. I’m happy to report that is precisely what…

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TD1: Sometimes, You Just Need A Machine Gun…

I really hate to start a brand new blog with a rant session, but sheez Louise!  Like every job, trucking too, has it’s ups and downs.  Today was one of those days that sucked from the git-go. Here’s the deal; our truck won’t hi-idle.  For you non-truckers out there, hi-idle is a feature on a…

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