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The Misery of Long-haul Trucking.

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Despite being an industry that is a large factor in the American economy, long-haul trucking doesn’t seem to be a concern of the Department of Labor at all. Working conditions of long-haul truck drivers have worsened in the past years, and mistreatment is causing many drivers to leave the industry. As a result, employers hire young and less experienced drivers to whom they dedicate their 18-wheelers – a decision that puts both the employers and the employees in danger.

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Traffic Safety of the Trucking Industry

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The trucking industry is one of the main drivers of the nation’s economic well-being – it carried almost 69% of all domestic freight last year. To keep the industry growing the American Trucking Association insists on bigger trucks and longer working hours. Furthermore, ATA states this would decrease the number of big rigs on the road. Even though the logic may be right, its application is utterly inappropriate. And it seems the situation is a lot worse than solely the ...

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Trucking industry a path to fuel sustainability

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The trucking industry is the engine that runs the U.S. economy.

With more than 500,000 interstate trucking companies, the industry moves just about 70 percent of all freight load in the country; even goods that have traveled by railroad end up on trucks for the last leg of the supply chain. Moreover, close to 80 percent of the United States communities rely on trucks alone for delivery of goods.

 

According to studies, transportation is responsible for 14 percent of global greenhouse gas ...

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How Millennials will change the way America drives

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Based on numerous research studies, survey results, and government data young people drive fewer miles than their parents did, teenagers no longer rush to get a driver’s license, leaving America’s policy makers and transportation experts wonder if this transportation behavior is a temporary trend or the changes are here to stay.

For most modern US history the number of miles driven by Americans kept steadily increasing year after year. Right until 2007, when driving went into decline, with young people driving ...

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The sustainable mobility paradigm

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In his paper, published by the Transport Studies Unit at the Oxford University Center for the Environment, David Banister discusses a sustainable mobility model and tackles various questions regarding transportation policy.

First, he talks about changes in transportation principles and makes suggestions on how to make the mobility agenda a reality.

The second part of Banister’s research discusses policy measures, available and necessary, to improve the sustainability of urban transport.

He explains that “these conditions are dependent upon high-quality implementation of innovative schemes, ...

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Transportation in the United States – A brief history

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For a while now automobile has been synonymous with freedom and independence. For most Americans it is no longer a luxury, it’s an integral part of their lives, a necessity. Because we have cars to drive we can choose where to live, where to work, our friendships are no longer limited by the geographic location of our homes, we are more able to avail ourselves of near and distant pleasures.

We praise our cars for the convenience, mobility, and comfort they ...

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Gifts for Auto Enthusiasts

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The holidays are over, but the time for gifts is not! In case you still have to buy a present for someone who loves cars, we have a few ideas that might help you out. Now, I know I am not a car gal, but I have a lot of friends who are an auto enthusiasts. If you are an auto enthusiasts yourself, you probably know many like you and this means you should check out this post ...

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Benefits and drawbacks of plugging-in your vehicle

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In March of 2012, at the Daimler Truck factory in North Carolina, President Obama launched EV-Everywhere, part of Energy Department “Clean Energy Grand Challenges”, whose goal is to make electric vehicles more affordable and convenient to own and drive than today’s gasoline-based automobiles within the next 10 years. Before that, Obama’s predecessor George W.Bush in his 2007 State of the Union Address urged scientists and engineers to “press on with battery research for plug-in and hybrid vehicles.”

 

Non-profit organizations and PHEV ...

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How to find a car shipping company

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You can always start by asking for recommendations from family and friends. And if this doesn’t yield any results, turn to Google for help. If you are shipping your vehicle within 200-300 miles radius, search for local companies first. In Google search just type in ‘car shipping company’ or add your city or state to the search phrase (for example ‘car shipping companies los angeles’).

Why is it good to search for a local car shipping company? Because often times, local ...

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Magnesium and Aluminum Alloys in the Automobile Industry

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The growing interest in environmental protection and the increased demand for fuel-efficient vehicles has created challenges for automobile producers all over the world. In order to decrease the effect automobiles have on climate change, automakers started considering substitutions of materials in the automobile parts with such that are less harmful to the environment.

Naturally, lighter vehicles are more fuel-efficient than heavier vehicles. According to a research conducted by Prof. Julian Allwood of the University of Cambridge, global energy use ...

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