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Fun With Trucker’s Leapfrog

Many people think that driving a truck sounds like a boring job.  While some truckers travel to exciting locations, many merely go back and forth down the same, monotonous stretch of highway. Snooze-fest, right? That’s what they want us to … Continue reading

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How I-94 Construction Traffic Is Like The Greek Debt Crisis

  It’s human nature to look out for #1, but those who make this their life’s mantra are full of #2. Last weekend I drove from my now-home in Illinois to my childhood home in Michigan for a quintessential 4th … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno To Add Tenth Circle For Jerk-Wad Drivers

You’ve probably read Dante’s Inferno at some time in your life.  His classic vision of hell shows the damned reaping what they sowed in descending circles of punishment.  Murderers and traitors rightly occupy the lowest rings, but if Dante had … Continue reading

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IDOT And the Screaming Semis From Hell

    I came out of Indiana doing 75 in a driving rain.  It was rush hour when I entered the abyss. When the old-timers gather to tell their driving stories, as old-timers will, they speak in hushed tones of this section of … Continue reading

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Stop Sign 101 – A Refresher Course

  What is a stop sign?  What should you do when you see one?  There seems to be a lot of confusion out there about these seemingly simple concepts.   Here is a short refresher course,  presented as a public service by the Institute for … Continue reading

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