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  • FMCSA Sued Over Information in Driver Inspection Reports
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has "intentionally or willfully" improperly disseminated truck-driver inspection reports that contain references to violations not classified as "serious driver-related safety violations," according to a lawsuit filed by six independent owner-operator truck drivers.
  • US-Nafta Trade Up 5.4% in May
    U.S.-Nafta trade in May increased 5.4% over the same period a year ago, aided by continued reliance on trucking, according to TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • Covenant's Net Income Rises to $3.8 Million
    Covenant Transportation Group reported its second-quarter net income doubled to $3.8 million, or 25 cents per share, from $1.9 million, or 13 cents, a year ago.
  • Court Approves OOIDA-C.R. England Settlement
    A Utah U.S. District Court judge has approved a settlement requiring motor carrier C.R. England to pay a class of independent-contractor truck drivers $3 million in damages and attorney fees for alleged "truth-in-leasing" violations.
  • Caterpillar's Profit Rises to $999 Million
    Heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar Inc.'s second-quarter profit rose to $999 million, or $1.57 a share, from $960 million, or $1.45 a year ago, but sales declined.
  • Knight's 2Q Income Rises 36%
    Knight Transportation's second-quarter earnings rose 36% to $25.8 million, or 31 cents per share on higher demand.
  • Union Pacific Net Income Rises 17%
    Union Pacific Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 17% to $1.29 billion, or $1.43 per share, continuing a trend of profit growth reported by other railroads.
  • Mullen's 2Q Income Dips
    Canadian transportation firm Mullen Group said net income fell in the second quarter as the Canadian economy grew little.
  • Jobless Claims Decrease to Eight-Year Low
    The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than eight years.
  • June Trailer Orders Jump 44%
    New trailer orders jumped 44% in June from a year ago as high demand for new equipment continued into the summer, ACT Research reported.
  • Ryder's Second-Quarter Net Income Rises
    Ryder System said its second-quarter earnings rose from a year ago, as its fleet management and supply chain units revenue increased.

Paper Thin Video Display…

Sony just developed a paper thin video display technology. Check out this video of it:

American Culture Self-aborted…

I think I know one reason why our government actually wants more emmigrants. America’s future was aborted back in 1973. Since abortion was legalized and promoted by the Supreme Court, millions and millions of American lives were aborted by selfish people of the “baby boom” generation who wanted it all for themselves. The government transfer [...]

Mooooo…

America has descended into a nation of smart cows. That’s how our politicians look at us. They know just what words to say in order to appeal to our selfishness and how to elicit the knee-jerk reactions that serves their purposes.

Unfortunately, there are too few real human beings, and too many sub-human smart cows. [...]

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A Sprint Novatel U-720 USB Revision “A” modem test result from Boise, Idaho.

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Gmail Solves My Spam Problem…

A couple of weeks ago or so I started routing all of my email accounts through my main Gmail account due to endless SPAM messages. I am really impressed with the job Gmail is doing to filter out spam. It’s really quite amazing.

Hey Google, now that you’ve solved the SPAM email problem, how about [...]

Mars Rover Finds Life…

The Mars Rover finds life on the Planet Mars…

Do Alien’s Exist?…

Check out this video to find out a possible explaination for alien life forms…

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