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On December 8 (2016), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a rule mandating specific training requirements for new CDL drivers. That rule, though delayed numerous times by the Trump administration, requires that new drivers undergo approved behind-the-wheel training at both a driving range and on public roads. It also mandates curriculum standards for training providers. It has taken the DOT years to come up with the new rule. After countless discussions, open comment periods, and plenty of debate from within and without the trucking industry, the rule that was finally adopted hardly seems adequate to achieve its intended goals. So now the question is this: does the rule need to be made stronger or scrapped altogether? A good way to understand the issue is [&hellip

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Learning about auto repair can be your ticket to saving a lot of money, especially if you have an old car or one with several problems. This article will provide you with some great tricks that you can use for a lifetime. Read on to start doing auto repair yourself. Regularly check out your radiator. Keep your car running then shut the engine for several minutes before opening the hood. You should never open your radiator whenever your car is turned on. Look to see what the fluid level is (use a dipstick), and remember that coolant needs to have a bit of water added prior to entering your radiator. When searching for an auto repair shop, you should choose one that specializes in the [&hellip

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