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Fur flies; claws bared in battle over truck stop tiger

GROSSE TETE, La. -- There’s a battle shaping up in this small town just west of Baton Rouge, pitting a truck stop owner and his pet cat against a horde of enraged animal activists.


Truckers to FMCSA: 'Define your EOBR terms'

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The ATA has told the federal government that it supports electronic logs, as long as all the legislative i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed


Obama orders national fleet to switch to altfuels

WASHINGTON – A Presidential Memorandum directs federal agencies to convert fleets to 100 percent alternative fuel vehicles by the end of 2015 as well as cut petroleum consumption by 30 percent by 2020.


New MitFuso Canter comes across the pond

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – The new Fuso 2012 Canter FE Series medium-duty trucks have arrived from Japan at ports in Baltimore, Jacksonville, San Diego and Tacoma.


Driver lets pressure get to him; almost blows up

WHAKATANE, New Zealand -- As long as he lives, Steven McCormack will probably never again refer to his airline connectors as “glad” hands.


"I’m no hero," says life-saving trucker

SHELBURNE, Ont. -- It was in the wee hours of Friday the 13th when trucker Mel Farnell saved a man's life.

 
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In This Issue

A look at Ontario's mandatory out-of-service quotas (Yup. They exist.), by Rolf Lockwood. Plus, a special focus on drivers, from retention to training — including the best fleets to drive for. And Jim Park explains how to choose the engine displacement that's best for you. That and much more in the April issue of Today's Trucking.

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