Monthly Archives: August 2010

One Small Step for Rural Areas, One Giant Leap Towards a More Efficient Freight System

Rural areas are posing a problem for industries, especially those in trucking.  As an article in truckinginfo.com notes, access in rural areas continues to be difficult for truckers trying to deliver their freight, with “66 cities” having “populations of 50,000 … Continue reading

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As Shippers Lean Towards the Trucking Industry, Changes Within Take Place

With an abundant quantity of freight needing to be transported and an insufficient number of trucks to do so, trucking industries are starting to raise their rates.  With that being said, companies will persist in utilizing the trucking industry for transporting … Continue reading

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Shippers and Carriers Say “I Do”

The relationship between shippers and carriers is beginning to take on a new role…that of a marriage.  According to truckinginfo.com, John Gentle (President of John A Gentle & Associates, LLC) compared shipping and carrier relationships to one starting off in … Continue reading

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November Arkansas Accident Proves Positive for Drugs

Did you know that “every 16 minutes, a person is killed or injured in a truck accident?” (http://www.truckinjuries.com/trucking-accidents.asp) That was the case last year when Vaughn Gentry crashed the tractor trailer he was driving on Interstate 30, killing three people, … Continue reading

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As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Approaches, Road Scholar Transport Hits the Road to Spread Awareness

With only a few weeks away from National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), Road Scholar Transport is putting the pedal to the metal to help spread awareness.  With its striking pink color and symbolic representation of breast cancer’s pink ribbon, this … Continue reading

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Cargo Loss is Up, But Not for Road Scholar Transport

2010 marked a new year, new beginnings, and new…theft?  Stolen cargo is increasingly becoming a problem, with the total number of hijackings rising 5% between the months of January to June, according to an article on truckinginfo.com.  This increase continued over … Continue reading

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Nine Lives May Be the Case with Cats, but CT Scans Are Doing Just the Opposite for Humans

Not getting a CT Scan (otherwise known as a CAT Scan) may actually save your life. In an article posted on naturalnews.com, evidence found that every year an estimated 14,000 Americans are dying from the after effects of a CAT … Continue reading

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