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  • Aircraft's Landing Gear
    308 words
    An Aircraft Crash at T.S.T. CA short flight from Fort Hood to T.S.T. C ended with an extraordinary turn of events, that will never be forgotten. The aircraft's landing gear retracted on landing, causing minor damage to the airframe, the loss of an engine, and eventually the demise of the aircraft. As the main gear struck the ground, the aircraft was in perfect position for landing. The nose of the aircraft was high, so it could be eased, gently to the ground. The nose was coming down slowly, but...
  • Job Outlook For The Truck Driver
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    My Occupation: Truck Driver Merri an Webster's Dictionary defines the word trucker as; 1: one whose business is transporting goods by truck 2: a truck driver. Truckers were 2,900,000 strong in 1994 (Ouellet 11). Most people really do not think about it, but almost everything that we will use today was at one time or another on a truck. People even say that if the trucks stopped making deliveries to New York City the city would run out of food and raw materials in three days. Whether this is exag...
  • Issue Of Sleep Deprivation Among Truck Drivers
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    Matthew L. Wald, in the article "A Study of Truckers Need for Sleep Raises New Alarms" located in the issue of the New York Times dated October 13, 1997, attempts to convey the results of a study conducted by the United States Transportation Department on the sleep deprivation of truck drivers. The author makes valid points on the issue but fails to back up these points with enough supportive evidence. The study was done to show how a new set of regulations could be structured. In order to deter...
  • Truck Driver
    230 words
    A Lesson from a Truck Driver This story is about a lesson that my friends and I learned from a truck driver. It was a fine day when two of my best friends and I were walking home from school. We were in second grade and just immature as everybody else in our age. As we were walking on the sidewalk I found a big sucker on the ground. I wanted to have some fun and told one of my friends, Jun ghee, that if he is brave enough, he could throw that sucker and hit a car driving by. He hesitated for a w...
  • Volvo Trucks's Uper Bowl Spot
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    "Best Drive in the Game" In 1996, Volvo Trucks North America confirmed its worst appearance in the company's 17-year history. Volvo market share had dropped from 11.1 percent in 1995 to 9.1 percent in 1996, and by the end of the year Volvo trucks were ranked sixth among eight. In order to prove the Volvo truck was the best choice for professional truckers, Volvo made the perfect decision to reach its targeted audience. Research of the day-to-day lives of truckers proved a common interest-Super B...
  • My Pet Peeve Coal Truck Drivers
    519 words
    Introduction: I. Attention Getter: When cruising down the highway, watch out! What was that? A bird, a plane, no it was a big boulder of coal falling from the coal truck onto the highway. What next? There went my headlight, and my quarter panel! Look out! Close the sunroof! II. Thesis: My pet peeve coal truck drivers, they are everywhere. It's not safe to drive on the roads anymore.. Preview: Every person in this room had to drive or is driven to get here. Did you pay attention to how many coal ...
  • Overall Style The Truck
    965 words
    Impressions Essay The 2004 Canyon is GMC's latest try at an ultimate compact truck. The truck itself comes in three different types: regular cab, crew cab, and king cab. One particular canyon, for example, is a regular cab pick-up. It can be any color the potential buyer desires. Dark red is the most common color, and a light gray interior usually comes included in the package. Its sleek design provides for minimal wind resistance, and there is a lot of space in the cab. It has a liner installed...
  • Good Truck Drivers
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    The Long Haul When Emil Treuthardt started full-time trucking in 1949, he never thought he would find himself driving into the next millennium. The 21-year-old Wisconsin man was just passing time until something else came along. The problem was that his boss treated him so nicely that he could not leave. After about seven years, driving was in his blood, and he could not think about doing anything else. Now he has 50 years of driving without a chargeable accident. I won t retire. Says the 71-yea...
  • My First Experience With Computer Technology
    756 words
    My background in technology is not as deep as most people, but I do have some. My first experience with computer technology was when I was in eighth grade and the Atari VCS came out. My sister and I begged our parents for one for what seemed like eternity. Finally, that Christmas, there it was under the tree. After that, I remember computer class in school. Later when I joined the military, I had a small experience with a word processor, when I worked with the Staff Chaplain. After I separated f...
  • Concept Of Low Speed Trucks
    590 words
    Trucks on Interstate 81 Interstate 81 is one of the most populated and most dangerous interstates in the United States. Recently there have been multiple accidents, many fatal, involving trucks on Interstate 81. But truckers are not the only ones to blame for accidents. The cars driving the highways are also at fault. Trucking is a major industry in the USA, so eliminating trucking from today's highways is not the solution to this lethal problem. However, logical solutions can be found to conque...
  • Sporadic Inspections Of Mexican Trucks
    2,007 words
    In 1993, the United States, Canada, and Mexico reached agreement on a treaty between their countries. This treaty was the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The purpose of NAFTA was to allow free and unfettered access to each member country's markets, and to reduce prices for consumer goods. Additionally, it was supposed to speed shipment of freight across North America, and reduce bureaucratic paperwork in border crossing. Unfortunately, the people who designed the treaty didn't com...

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