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Technology Disables Cell Phone Functions In Mobile Trucks

Following U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood’s ban on text messaging while driving, mobile software developer United Efficiency has announced tXtBlocker, equipped to disable texting and other communications functions upon determining the presence of a cell phone in a moving vehicle

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Nrmca Calls For Modest Bump In DriversÌ Hours Of Service Short-Haul Logbook Exemption

NRMCA is asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to raise the number of on-duty hours without logging within the exemption from 12 to 14 hours, keeping it consistent with the 14 hours of drivers’ on-duty time rule

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U.S. Concrete Moves To Improve Liquidity, Debt Financing

U.S. Concrete has engaged financial and legal advisers to help assess alternatives to strengthen its balance sheet, to include addressing the company’s 8 3/8 percent subordinated notes due April 2014

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