Heavy Duty Trucking

JUL 2014

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4 HDT • JULY 2014 www.truckinginfo.com departments Follow us on Volume 93, Number 7 • JULY 2014 contents 6 Masthead 8 Deborah Lockridge Hours of service insanity 10 Washington Report • Congress looks for a Highway Fund remedy • Senate debates HOS restart provision 16 Hotline • BBM founder, Ed Bobit, passes away • Logistics report predicts 'banner year' • Dry van production expected to increase 26 Safety & Compliance Tools for fnding the best qualifed drivers 30 Fuel Smarts Electric drive for drayage trucks 32 Once Around the Yard Keeping trailers safe from tree branches 34 Test Drive Cummins-Eaton powertrain smooth as silk 78 Tech Bytes Warranty recovery IT project pays 82 Equipment Report New equipment and products 90 Locking It In Lightweighting the way View these and more at www.truckinginfo.com/news More at All That's Trucking By Deborah Lockridge A Visit to a Chinese Truckstop Trailer Talk By Tom Berg Solar Panels Cure Problem of Run-Down Liftgate Batteries On the Road By Jim Park Driver Tries Citizen's Arrest on a Cop with Interesting Results What We're Blogging About truckinginfo.com/blog Features Three Simple Ways to Prevent Forklift Accidents www.truckinginfo.com/forkliftsafety Wheel-End Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes www.truckinginfo.com/wheelend-maintenance Photo Gallery: Shell's New Technology Center in Shanghai www.truckinginfo.com/ShellShanghai Truckinginfo Web-Only Some of June's hottest stories: 1 Economic Watch: U.S. Employment Grows by 217,000, Trucking Adds 1,500 Jobs 2 New Century Transportation Files for Bankruptcy 3 Senate Panel Votes to Suspend Hours of Ser- vice Restart Pending Study 4 NTSB: Trucker in Tracy Morgan Crash Was Speeding 5 HOS Restart Fight Pending in Senate

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