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- CV SHOW--CONTROLLED-TEMPERATURE AND LEGAL SERVICES. // Motor Transport;3/25/2004, pII
Focuses on items related to controlled-temperature and legal services featured at the Commercial Vehicle Show on March 23-25, 2004. Interactive learning compact discs for truck drivers from the Freight Transport Association; Wear and tear guidelines from the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing...
- A SHOW TO REMEMBER. // Truck & Driver;Jul2004, p32
This article focuses on the truck festival Truckfest. Word on the local grapevine has it that Truckfest's days at this venue may be numbered because the incomers inhabiting these ersatz Edwardian rabbit hutches have decided they've no wish to share the fen with thousands of trucks. Despite this,...
- INSIDE TRACK. Holthaus, Brad // Overdrive;Jun2007, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p7
The article discusses the "2007 Owner-Operator Market Behavior Report" of Commercial Motor Vehicle Consulting in the U.S. It reveals that leased owner-operators have controlled 158,000 trucks in 2006, and owner-operators with 2-year college degree have earned $63,700. It also states that 45...
- Picture post. // Truck & Driver;Sep2004, p76
The article presents photographs of trucks send to the periodical "Truck & Driver. Truckers are encouraged to send photographs of new, old, pretty, tatty or otherwise interesting trucks and in turn the periodical pays them Â£ 10 for each picture published. These photographs, of course, are...
- FLORIDA'S I-10 BRIDGE REOPENS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE. Dunn, Jill // Overdrive;Nov2004, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p16
The article informs that truckers no longer have to take a 130- mile detour now that Florida's I-IO bridge over Escambia Bay has reopened. On October 5, Governor Jeb Bush heralded the bridge reopening a week ahead of its target date, noting nearly 8,000 trucks travel that stretch daily. State...
- www.TruckNetUK.com. Chequer, Rikki // Commercial Motor;9/27/2007, Vol. 206 Issue 5248, p13
The article highlights the issues discussed during a truck driver forum held in Great Britain. An interesting discussion during the forum was about the long/light/large goods vehicle driving tests. Truck owner-drivers in the forum also discussed the topic about the new acquisition of a Hino...
- Q&A. // Commercial Motor;4/7/2005, Vol. 201 Issue 5123, p46
Presents legal questions and answers related to the commercial vehicle industry in Great Britain. Way to reclaim lost earnings due to the purchase of a defective truck; Advice on the basis for the wages of truck drivers.
- MY DAD'S WAGON. // Truck & Driver;Apr2005, p69
The article presents information on various photographs related to truck drivers. In a photograph there are two very giggly young ladies who live in Moniaive, near Dumfries, and are posing proudly with their dad Rab's Scania 144.460. Another photograph is of Lavinia Burton on the Hoover Dam.
- SWEET SPOT. // Overdrive;Aug2005 Supplement, Vol. 45, Preceding p2
Provides information on factors that would contribute to the success of truck owner-operators' business. Difficulties associated with operating smaller fleets; Competitive fleet size; Advantages of single-unit owner-operators.