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23 March 2017

Ambassador Tom Kyrk: Oddball items for every trucker’s emergency travel kit

As a road warrior, over the years I have come to collect a rather odd assortment of things in and on my truck. To someone who may not spend as much time on the road as some of my fellow drivers and I do, these may seem like strange items. Yet these things can be […]

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15 March 2017

Spring Break travel tips: how to pack for any locale

  It’s March, which means people all over the country — particularly those in the northern states — are escaping the cold to hit the beach. Travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance recently released a list of the most popular spring break destinations for 2017. Surprising no one, warm-weather locales such as Orlando, Las Vegas, […]

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28 February 2017

Ambassador Wendy Parker: Communications on the Road – Now and Then

  “Six million miles. When Dad died in 1976, I wouldn’t have known except I blew out a tire on company trailer and called in for a P.O. Number.” This quote comes from, Gregg Blair, a seasoned veteran of the road, and someone I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing for a story I wrote […]

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13 February 2017

Ambassador Wendy Parker: Why Trucking Matters to your Amazon Orders

The holiday season of 2016 marked one of the busiest ever for postal and shipping services. Online shopping and the convenience of overnight or expedited delivery, directly to your home, estimate the volume this year at 750 million packages. This represents an increase of more than 12 percent from 2015, and a whole lot of […]

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16 January 2017

Ambassador Cassie Gannis: ToughTested at the Track

It’s offseason for NASCAR fans, but right now there is much to do to my Super Late Model racecar at the shop and at the track. We test all of our equipment at this time of year, so we’re busy gathering information and regrouping for next season. As we break down the car and go […]

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