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12th August 2022 More DAFs are on their way to Lincolnshire-based agricultural haulier Keyo, thanks to two XGs impressing the operator.  Keyo took delivery of two XG 530 FTGs and the duo have quickly become firm favourites.  As a result, the three-axle tractor units will be joined by two more DAFs later this year. Keyo
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10th August 2022 Galaxy Insulation & Dry Lining Ltd has become the latest FORS accredited operator to attain FORS Gold status.  In other words, it is recognition that the company’s fleet transport activities have achieved benchmark levels of safety, efficiency and environmental protection. The Uxbridge-based operator achieved Bronze accreditation in December 2019. However, it was
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For over 50 years the mission of the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) has been to preserve the history of trucks, the trucking industry, and its pioneers.  That mission continued and was on full display at the ATHS National Convention and Antique Truck Show, held on June 9-11, 2022, at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in
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8th August 2022 A WordSkills UK finalist has been named winner of the Scania UK Apprentice of the Year 2022 Award. George Hinkley, from South Mimms service centre, triumphed at the competition at Scania’s Loughborough technical centre. On his way to the title, Hinkley battled with fellow candidates Ben Woodbine, Purfleet, Kevin Latta and Andrew
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Step right up folks.  Are you tired of waking up in the morning and the first thought in your mind is bracing yourself for the news of the day?  News that will surely pull you down in the dumps.  But have no fear, this medicine will cure that feeling of hopelessness.  What can that be? 
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California’s controversial AB5 law severely restricting the use of independent contractors will soon be enforced against the trucking industry after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the California Trucking Association’s appeal.  In an end-of-term orders list released June 30, the Supreme Court denied review of the 9th Circuit’s reversal of the injunction against enforcement
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We all talk about what our parents and grandparents have taught us which is the legacy they leave behind.  With the passion for trucks and trucking passed down from one generation to the next in multi-generational families, individuals are taught from little on how to work hard, maintain equipment, and have pride in their truck. 
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For those of us involved in a romantic relationship, we are likely aware of how much work it takes to keep our interpersonal interactions warm, positive, and intimate.  When you think about it, there was a time in virtually every relationship when being with one’s partner was a priority – a positive, exciting, and cherished
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This month’s truck is special to me and our crew at KC Pete.  Each year there is a farm show in Kansas City and, as a local dealership, we like to go to the show to recruit help and introduce ourselves to the locals.  I have been blessed over the years to order and build
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The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Maria Rodriguez as its August 2022 Member of the Month.  Maria is a professional driver for NFI Industries.  As a longtime restaurant worker who was laid off due to the pandemic, Maria was seeking stable employment when her boyfriend, who was also pursuing a career in transportation,
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5th August 2022 Wheel loss detection technology from Wheely-Safe has gained DVSA recognition.  The latest version of the company’s technology combines brake and hub temperature monitoring with an intelligent TPMS. As a result, it has become one of the first products recognised by the DVSA. The new scheme, launched earlier this year, enables non-statutory road
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It’s always nice to get away for the weekend and enjoy the beach.  The American Truck Show Circuit (ATSC) has produced 14 great events across the country since its inception in 2015, and their most recent, held in Ventura, CA on Father’s Day Weekend (June 17-19) was ATSC’s first since 2020, when it hosted an
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With the political recession upon us, it’s imperative that we all extend the life of our equipment through preventative maintenance.  Everything is expensive, so each month we will write about a few items you can do to keep your semi-truck running at its best.  Caterpillar says that a thermostat should be checked every two years. 
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4th August 2022 Fourteen Multilift Commander container-handling HGVs from Enterprise Flex-E-Rent are heading to the High Speed 2 project.  The deal represents the first of its kind for a UK rental business. In addition, the Hiab-built 32 tonne unit concept has previously only been used in the UK by the military.  Therefore, they are specially
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Honoring the past is something we take pride in here at 10-4 Magazine.  The latest and greatest “cool” stuff is fun to feature, too, but remembering where it came from is important for preserving trucking’s history and appreciating where we are today.  This month, we wanted to honor the past and feature not only a
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