Are you ready to go 85 mph?

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Do you know where the fastest road in America is? If you don’t here is the answer. The fastest highway in America is in Texas.

Are you excited now? Statistics say people want to drive faster and states are answering this desire. Over 20 states have speed limits of 70 and above. And there is nothing wrong with that.

Most cars are made to go fast and drivers should be able to enjoy their vehicles performance from time to time, at least ...

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The Classic, the Old We Love and We Hold

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We often think that buying new things makes us feel good and whenever we need to lift up our spirits we go shopping. But how often do you catch yourself thinking about the past and smiling? Quite often I bet! And there is a reason for that.

When something is good is good and nothing can change that, even time. This is the reason many of us hold on to old stuff. Your old pair of jeans, old pair of shoes, ...

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The Dispatcher can Make you or Break you

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If you ask a truck driver what they think about their dispatcher you will be amazed at the passion with which they dislike their dispatchers. I don’t want to use the word hate, but truckers often use it and dispatchers often get showered with colorful epithets and hear a lot of name calling. Truck drivers just don’t like dispatchers. Every driver out there has a bad story to tell.

Truckers always fight their dispatchers and in each other’s eyes the other ...

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Reliable Car Shipping

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Close your eyes.

Close your eyes and imagine for a moment that you are going for a walk to the nearby park.

You love taking long strolls in the park on a warm summer afternoon. You are thinking how much you like this park and it makes you sad that this is probably your last stroll because you are moving out of state.

Now your thoughts shift to the upcoming relocation. You are calm that everything has been arranged. You have a new ...

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Technology for those who can’t drive …

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Are you a responsible driver? I know you will say yes. Yet, the National Safety Board (NTSB) doesn’t think so. According to regularly releases stats most drivers are distracted, which leads to accidents daily. This urges the NTSB to push for more safety features installed in each vehicle. If you check the Most Wanted List you can learn more. NTSB is mandating technology to make driving safer – technology features that will make decisions instead of you. Then who will ...

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America Moves Ahead for Progress … or does it?

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Moving Ahead for Progress (MAP-21) was signed into law by President Barak Obama about a year ago. After the passing of the bill new rules and regulations were implemented and are taking effect soon. The new law is intending to make America’s roads safer. The new requirements focus on more than safety though.

 

MAP-21 The New Law

The trucking industry will be affected. Carriers and brokers both will have to make serious changes and think about how they do business.

 

The Carriers

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Truck drivers traits and how do we define them?

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Every profession requires certain qualities and strengths of character and we will all agree to that. When it comes to trucking though everybody thinks they can do it. What can it be so hard – it is just driving right? Well according to some statistics there are certain traits truckers should have in order to execute their duties. I believe though that with a little training and practice most people can manage to drive a semi truck.

 

Top truck drivers traits:

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How much does it cost to ship a car?

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The simple answer to this question is – it depends. We have a few major factors affecting the cost to ship a car. Your car is one of your biggest investments and it is quite normal to take it with you when you relocate to a new place, or when, for example you go for a long vacation like the snowbirds do. When you need to ship your vehicle, the first thing you would want to know is what would ...

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The Passion for Restoring Classic Cars …

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It is not enough to be passionate about classic cars, if you want to restore them. But being passionate is enough to get you started and hooked for life. The next step is to find someone to teach you how to restore a classic vehicle. Here I will try to sum up a few tips I learned because I love classic cars and because I want to help my sister-in-law understand my brother. She is not complaining about the hours ...

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The Classic Cars We Love

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Classic cars are special mechanical “creatures” with which we often have a hard time parting. These cars carry the nostalgia for the good old times when life was simpler. I can still remember our old Lada that was surely doing the job of moving us from one location to another, but compared to my new car today, to me the Lada does not imply a simpler life at all. Sure this is a matter of personal preference. So, let’s talk ...

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