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Pat Dickard Knows: Making a Profit
The trucking industry has been called the driving force behind the political and economic history of the United States. Because of a strong commitment to quality, a passionate focus on customer needs and satisfaction, and a constant push to improve technologies used in everyday business practices and, I might add, just plain old hard work,
From the Desk of Scott: Do I Have To?
In case you hadn’t already heard, after more than 20 years as the chief executive officer of Truckstop.com, I was finally able to move up the ladder and get that promotion I had been working on! I now get to focus the bulk of my time on creating and refining the Internet Truckstop Group products
Bevy of Rulemaking Activity Expected Soon, Including Speed Limiter Mandate
The Department of Transportation, in its monthly regulatory update, gave its first update since November on a rulemaking to require speed limiters on heavy trucks, now projecting the rule to be published in February. The proposed rule, a joint effort from FMCSA and another DOT agency, has been stuck in the White House’s Office of
What Does a Skateboarder Have to do with CSA?
The senseless death of a skateboarder again brings to light the ways CSA scores fail to fairly rate safety among motor carriers. “I suppose some might argue that the driver should have been more aware of what was happening around him, or that extra mirrors or cameras might have helped in this situation. But should
Tech Talk: A Trustworthy Truckstop
When I was a kid, I attended Boy Scouts. I loved the outdoor activities, and the association with good people. I even went as far as earning my Eagle Scout award. I will date myself, but I remember the award being signed by Ronald Reagan. It was important to me. I still participate with my