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A popular term referring to the appearance of blood vessels, in particular of the retina, which are easily visualised and which have discontinuous (segmented) columns of blood fancifully likened to trucks (also known as railway cars) on a railway; trucking is regarded as a post-mortem finding
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in connection with the performance by him of services" (the leased services of the PEO's truck drivers) "for another person" (the trucking company).
Bridging this wage gap is likely to put further cost pressure on trucking companies.
Being united, we communicate more," says Damazo Villafranca Cantu, a representative of the truckers' group Union de Transportistas del Norte de Tamaulipas and owner of a small trucking concern.
The big trucking companies see expanded hours of service as a huge financial windfall.
Taylor International Trucking has been involved in highway transport and cross-border trucking for approximately four years now.
Dale Lenz, with Streamline Logistics, a truck and logistics broker in Ames, Iowa, says that trucking companies are becoming much more aggressive with some of their rates.
Trucking has always been a dangerous business, but from 1935 through 1980, strict economic regulation protected "for-hire' carriers in large part from the vagaries of the free market and thus took away some of the pressure to skimp on safety measures.
subsidiaries of Mexican companies to set up their own trucking operations within the United States, instead of being required to use American trucking firms, is expected to have a minor impact on trade and highway safety.
The study authors concluded that these bottlenecks are a federal concern because "they are a significant national problem for trucking and the efficient operation of the national freight transportation system.
After winning a freight delivery contest between a "horseless carriage" and a horse and cart in New York City in 1903, trucking is now the largest freight hauler in the U.
The American Trucking Associations has launched an online initiative asking motor carriers and truck drivers to share anecdotal information about the effects of high fuel prices on their business.
American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.