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  • YRC Reports Third-Quarter Profit
    YRC Worldwide Inc. reported a third-quarter net income of $1.2 million, from a loss of $44.4 million, and revenue increased 5.6% to $1.32 billion.
  • Forward Air Raises Driver Pay
    Forward Air Corp. said subsidiary FAF Inc. is increasing pay for owner-operators effective Jan. 4.
  • JFK Upgrade Spurs Backlash Over Moving Freight Upstate
    Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to make New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport more passenger-friendly by cutting out most cargo facilities risks backfiring, a shipping-industry group and analysts say.
  • Consumer Sentiment Rises to Highest Since July 2007
    Consumer confidence rose in October to a seven-year high as employment opportunities and declining gasoline prices boosted Americans' spirits.
  • Teamster Election at FedEx Freight Pa. Terminal Called Off
    FedEx Freight said that a Teamsters representation election scheduled for today in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, hub terminal has been cancelled because the union withdrew its request for a vote.
  • Intermodal Rail Traffic Rises for Week
    U.S. rail intermodal traffic increased 6.7% in the week ended Oct. 25 compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads reported.
  • Consumer Spending Drops as Incomes Cool
    Consumer spending in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in September as incomes rose at the slowest pace of the year, indicating the economy will have difficulty sustaining a pickup in growth into the end of the year.
  • MCSAC Advises on Insurance, Mexican Trucks, CSA Programs
    An advisory committee to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration offered the agency guidelines on how to revise insurance minimums, submitted a final report on the recently concluded Mexican trucks pilot program and heard an update on new rules that FMCSA will propose for its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.
  • E-Log Device Certification Considered by FMCSA
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Oct. 28 issued an "information collection request," seeking public comment on its plans to ask electronic logging device manufacturers to register and self-certify that their products meet the agency's technical specifications.
  • Roadrunner's Third-Quarter Income Rises to $14.4 Million
    Roadrunner Transportation Systems' third-quarter net income increased to $14.4 million, or 37 cents per share, from $13.2 million, or 35 cents.
  • Economy Grew 3.5% in Third Quarter
    The economy in the U.S. expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, capping its strongest six months in more than a decade, as gains in government spending and a shrinking trade deficit made up for a slowdown in household purchases.
  • Communication between vehicles at last possible?
    Trucks which can automatically recognize dangerous situations on the Road, even before the driver I available to do it? In the coming decades it can occur real… In the second half of October Volvo Trucks with several partners will present how innovative and modern systems of communication between vehicles and the environment can contribute to […]
  • Truckermania an international final of Drivers League
    More than 9 thousand of truck drivers not only from Europe, but also from the Middle East and the Republic of South Africa were competing in the eliminations of economical driving, which took place in June. The one, who will finally win the competition, would be the master of International Drivers League. Among the finalists […]
  • Ice age of Polish harbour
    Transported through refrigerated cargo containers food is increasingly going into the containers and they are tasty morsel for almost every port. In Szczecin prevent them gaining too shallow fairway and deficiencies in port infrastructure. Good marks for the meet officials who seek not to inhibit the flow of goods susceptible to corruption. Refrigerated, whi […]
  • How to buy a used car
    It is hard to think in our country life completely without a car. Even, if every day we use city communication or bike, our own is no voted help in emergency situations. For people living in small cities and villages, car is real necessary. Not everybody have money to buy car straight from salon. So […]
  • DAF fleet truck of year in Great Britain
    During ceremony hand prestigious awards Motor Transport Award 2009 in London, model DAF CF85 the second time from row became honored title of Fleet truck of year. Awards “Motor Transport Awards” are honorable mention In British transport industry transmitted by branch magazine Motor Transport. Model CF85 meets all requirements of operators in range cost mana […]
  • Bess on leasing market In Poland
    In first part of year covernant deal worth 40% less than in the same time year ago. Value of  leasing agreement was about 18% less. In case of All market amount to 38%. Confirm it breakdown of investment small and big industries said representatives of Polish Leasing Ascertain. Worth of personal things leasinged in first […]
  • Cars imported to Poland hit for borders
    Flowing freely re-export of new cars from Poland to western countries of European Union mainly form Germany. Transaction between polish and German dealers fosters weakness polish currency.  Difference in prices in German and Polish salons up to few thousands Euro. Actually difference in prices after conversion PLN to Euro in case of smallest cars from […]
  • Paccar honored for ecological operations in hard times
    Kenworth firm, one from one of mark of Paccar concern to which belongs also DAF has received prestigious award Fineness in sphere of clean air from American agency of environmental protection (EPA). Kenworth is first producer of utilitarian vehicles which receive this honorable mention from moment of revolt of award in 2000 year. American agency […]
  • Volvo take big contract to China
    Volvo Buses together with Sunwin Bus delegation has signed with Bashi Group firm from Shanghai frame agreement to supply 1500 buses. Value of contract totals about 116 million euro but supplies of busses will last for opening of next year’s exhibition World Expo in Shanghai. Shanghai actually invest to modernization and boost of efficiency of […]
  • Transport in Poland is slightly Better
    Transport in Poland is slightly Better – as wrote ‘Rzeczpospolita’, the logistics industry is beginning to feel a revival. Companies from industry are counting to maintain last year turns and some even on the increase. Is this announcement the end of the economic crisis? According to ‘Rzeczypospolita’, it was the first transport companies have begun […]

Trucker Tom Podcast #1101 — What Keeps The Molecular Spin Spinning?

1101 What Keeps The Molecular Spin Spinning?… www.truckertompodcast.com www.truckertomseeds.com www.pixelbiker.com www.truckerphoto.com www.truckertomphotos.com www.findingamericahd.com

In elementary school we are all taught about the structure of atoms, how they consist of a nucleus surrounded by orbiting electrons and protons. What force keeps these things spinning at the perfect speed? If there’s a spin force, then logic [...]

Google Latitude Location WordPress Sidebar Widget

I just found a very cool Google Latitude WordPress widget that will automatically display my current location in the sidebar as long as I have the Google Maps application up and running on my Sprint HTC “Touch” phone.

I’ve been looking for a way to automatically display my current location, and this is almost ideal. [...]

Trucker Tom Podcast #1100 — Strong Mental Immune System

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I play the audio of a couple of different TED talks that discuss the idea of meme’s or virally spreading ideas and how people can be vulnerable to them. This gives me a launching point to talk about how resentment and denial figure [...]

Gravity Driven Universe by Roy Masters

Gravity Driven Universe by Roy Masters.

Roy Masters is having a special broadcast on Friday, June 26, 2009 where he talks about his alternative theory to the so-called Big Bang theory of how the Universe developed and is sustained.

Download the PDF of Roy Masters’ new theory explaining how gravity is the missing element [...]

Trucker Tom Podcast #1099 — How Marxism Is Justified

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Human beings that harbor resentment and are enemies with their conscience end up seeing the world backwards. Right becomes wrong, wrong becomes right, freedom is slavery, and slavery is freedom. I play a clip from a TEDtalks piece that essentially attempts to justify [...]

Trucker Tom Podcast #1098 — Teetering Towards Dictatorship

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Chaos is slowly engulfing people and organizations as they move away from conscience into an externalized, pressure-responsive state. The USA and much of the world at large is becoming ripe for mind control and ultimately dictatorship and tyranny.

I play the song “Na Na [...]

Trucker Tom Podcast #1097 — Communication Costs Approach Zero

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Up until the Internet came along, people were able to make paying businesses out of helping other people communicate, utilizing high-priced print and broadcast technologies. The Internet replaces those technologies and is in the process of disrupting monopolistic business models that were traditionally [...]

The marketing myth of “free” social media | Tom Foremski: IMHO | ZDNet.com

The marketing myth of “free” social media | Tom Foremski: IMHO | ZDNet.com.

The author of this must feel his job is threatened by blogging, Twitter, Facebook, podcasts, etc.

FTC plans to monitor blogs for claims, payments by AP: Yahoo! Tech

FTC plans to monitor blogs for claims, payments by AP: Yahoo! Tech.

Could this be how the government plan to limit free speech via a back-door attack? Why don’t they go after politicians outlandish and outright false claims too?