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Bumper to Bumper: The Complete Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations: Mike Byrnes and Associates.: 9780962168765: Amazon.com: Books

Have you got this book in your cab? Not only thorough and helpful but enjoyable to read. And, ranked #10 on amazon.com. Bumper to Bumper: The Complete Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations: Mike Byrnes and Associates.: 9780962168765: Amazon.com: Books. Don’t have … 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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Regulatory update

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs), respectively, to prohibit a driver of a commercial motor vehicle or of a motor vehicle … Continue reading

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Mike Green passed along this link to a story by Trucking Info regarding the Military Commercial Driver’s License Act of 2012. As reported, the Act will “make it easier for veterans and service men and women to obtain Commercial Drivers’ License, … Continue reading

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We’ve got an app for that!

Got an iPad? Find our newest releases in the iTunes App Store. We’ve just released three mini-apps: BUMPER TO BUMPER® Easy CDL Hazardous Materials Endorsement Review, Easy CDL for Hot Shot Trucking and Easy CDL Class B. They’re similar to … Continue reading

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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is tackling the issue of hazardous materials and “reverse logistics.” Reverse logistics is when a consumer product goes backwards in the distribution chain, i.e.  the return of goods from the marketplace to the original … Continue reading

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We’ve got an app for that!

If you’ve got an iPhone, iTouch or iPad, check out our latest app:  BUMPER TO BUMPER ® Easy CDL Class B.  Having a CDL will enable drivers of straight trucks to expand their job opportunities and avoid expensive citations for … Continue reading

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Heads up, haz mat haulers

If you haul hazardous materials, you’ll want to take note of several new and proposed regulations. Last year, on May 9, 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a final rule titled “Commercial Driver’s License Testing and Commercial Learner’s Permit … Continue reading

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Proposed haz mat regs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposes to make miscellaneous amendments to the Hazardous Materials Regulations to update and clarify certain regulatory requirements. Your comments are invited and must be received by FMCSA by June 25, 2012. Get the details … Continue reading

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Driving jobs in the oilfield

We’re now official guest contributors to the blog at EagleFordShale.com. Check out our first post http://www.eaglefordshale.com/blog/get-a-cdl-in-10-easy-steps-start-a-career-in-the-eagle-ford-oilfield/ and all the resources at this site.

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