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2013-07-29 23:23:23

BulkLoadsNow.com examines how weight regulations dramatically affect the movement of commodities across state lines and the Canadian border. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 BulkLoadsNow.com, a leading website connecting shippers and carriers of dry and liquid bulk commodities, recently analyzed data of posted loads to examine possible trends of freight moved state to state dependent on gross weight allowances. “Unlike other trucking segments, the bulk truck freight industry is primarily...

2013-07-18 23:18:49

The attorney from Millar & Mixon, LLC, says that new federal regulations limiting the hours that truck drivers can spend behind the wheel will make Georgia’s roads safer – but only if the trucking industry takes the rules seriously. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Bruce Millar, an Atlanta personal injury lawyer and traffic safety advocate, said today that he is “cautiously optimistic” about new federal rules that limit the number of hours that truck drivers can spend on the...

2013-07-17 23:20:28

The Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced New Hours of Service Rules for Commercial Motor Vehicles, effective July 1, 2013. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 It is sure a busy year for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Along with the myriad of updates and provisions going into effect on October 1, 2013 in the MAP-21 ACT, July 1st brought another deadline for compliance for the FMCSA and those who operate motor carriers: New...

2013-07-01 23:18:06

ORTEC, the world’s leading provider of supply chain logistics optimization software, announced today that its latest suite of routing optimization software can help fleet owners comply with new rules created to make sure truck drivers can get the rest they need to operate safely when on the road. The new rule by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) revises the hours-of-service (HOS) safety requirements for commercial truck...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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