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Blown away

We were quite literally blown away by Hurricane Harvey. We are still in recovery mode, still trying to get our office back to normal operations. However, be assured that if you need books, we can get them to you promptly … Continue reading

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Down but not out

Mike Byrnes and Assoc. and Bumper to Bumper books were driven from our offices and homes by Hurricane Harvey. Mandatory evacuation scattered our staff across Texas. As of this writing we still can’t return to the office and some of … Continue reading

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We’re still here!

We’re still here. If you’re trying to call 361-749-4007 and getting a message that the number is no longer in service, don’t despair. We have a system-wide outage and many numbers in that prefix are affected. We’re told that it … Continue reading

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One bad apple

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association passes along this alert from Kendis Paris, Executive Director of Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT): Bertram Doughtery is fraudulently selling t-shirts using TAT’s copyrighted material claiming he is representing TAT which he is not. He has … Continue reading

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Look sharp

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Roadcheck 2014 runs from June 3  to June 5. Roadcheck, now in its 27th year, is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world, with nearly 17 trucks or buses … Continue reading

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Testing testing

We are experimenting with a new Mobile Site layout display of this blog.  If you have a mobile phone, tell us if you get the new Mobile Site list-style display. To switch to what’s called the Desktop Site layout, you … Continue reading

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The latest in hybrids?

What do you think? Is this the latest in a hybrid Class 8 tractor?

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Start your engines!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pep Boys for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Ok, race fans… and we know you’re out there! Here’s a chance to win “The Best Seat in the House” … Continue reading

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Iowa helps returning veterans to get a CDL

A bill proposed in the Iowa state legislature would help returning veterans qualify for jobs by allowing the Iowa Department of Transportation to waive the driving skills test for a commercial driver’s license if a service member can prove related active-duty … Continue reading

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Dallas tornado damage

For those concerned about the effects of yesterday’s tornados in the Dallas area on Schneider National, Inc.’s Operating Center, Walt Fountain, Director, Loss Prevention and Enterprise Security for Schneider National, Inc. issued this statement: From: Schneider Corporate Communication Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 … Continue reading

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