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To be approved, the Indiana and Ohio Triples application must be filled in completely!

If they are not filled in completely, they may be rejected and will probably be delayed!

The best time to apply for the Indiana & Ohio triples permits is when you renew your CDL.

Rhondo Rininger's daughter, Nadeana,  was critically injured in a house fire in South Bend, In. (Story Here) She is a quadriplegic from an accident in March 2006. She is suffering from 3rd degree burns on her face, neck, arms & torso. She had to be life-flighted to a burn center in Ann Arbor, Mi. Nadeana's daughter was also injured in the fire. They could use any help anyone can offer! They are not only facing huge medical bills, but the house and contents are a total loss. They have nothing! Here is a link to a GoFundMe Page that has been set up for them.


Please help support John Simon in his battle with esophageal cancer


Update 10/04/22  I'm trying to scrap together $2500.00. It's everything I need for bills, food, & travel. John has been battling Esophageal cancer since May, he's lost over 90 lbs. to date. He received chemotherapy & daily radiation over the course of 8 weeks. Then developing a heart issue of Tachycardia/ with SVT episodes from the radiation. He's just undergone major reconstructive surger having to remove 2/3'rds of the esophagus & 1/3 of his stomach to get the cancerous tumor & lymph nodes around it out. John is a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend & an Army Veteran. Typically he's on the giving end  not the receiving end. If you would consider donating to help the family through this physical, emotional & financial hardship, it is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your support and help for John and his family.


John's GoFundMe Page is Here


To View Your PaySlip at Oracle (follow these three steps)

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Click The Link below to Go to the Sign-In Page  

You can call Oracle for help at 877-978-4375 and choose the Oracle assistance option.


Side by Side View of the New MOU is Here

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National Master Freight Agreement

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Convert Minutes to Clicks  aka Hundredths  PDF

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Mileages to Terminals and meet points for 309   PDF

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The Ultimate Guide to Road Safety Apps

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Pick the Brain, this is a pretty interesting site

What to do in a Natural Disaster and Home Emergency Safety

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The Truth About Teen Driving

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Driving your Car in Bad Weather - Tips from the Experts


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The Keys to Defensive Driving

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New Hand Held Cell Phone Ban Starts Jan. 3, 2012

New Hours of Service Rule, Compliance date July 1, 2013

12 Safety Tips for Bad-Weather Driving

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Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. Heinz       June 4, 2004 Supreme Court Case.

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