Tag Archives: tractor-trailer

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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A tip of the hat

It’s Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 15 to 21, 2013. We salute those who perform this essential and all too often thankless job with professionalism. Truck driving isn’t all that easy to do, much less to do it well. We feel privileged for … Continue reading

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Shining a light on the subject

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is amending the Federal motor vehicle safety standard (FMVSS) on lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment to restore the blue and green color boundaries that were removed when the agency published a final rule … Continue reading

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GCWR

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a final rule regarding the definition of Gross Combination Weight Rating. This rule will be effective October 26, 2012, unless an adverse comment or notice of intent to submit an adverse comment, … 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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Latest “how to”

Check out our latest “How To” story, How to Hook Up a Tractor Protection Valve

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New “how to”

Check out our latest truck-driving related ”how to” story at http://www.ehow.com/how_7792967_adjust-fifth-wheel-trailer-height.html

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Speaking of truck driver training

Now we’re not just writing about it, we’re talking about it, too. Check out our first podcast! BUMPER TO BUMPER® Quick Tips for Basic Backing It’s six minutes of tips for backing a tractor-trailer safely that apply to all backing … Continue reading

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