Thursday, May 29, 2008

Minnesota Truckers being hit hard by Pump Prices

Minnesota Truckers are being hit hard by the high pump prices. Due to the crunch, truckers are having to alter their routes. John Hausladen, President of the Minnesota Trucking Association, explained in a pre-recorded interview that truckers are having to slow down, consolidate trips, accept jobs based on their proximity to existing routes--and even re-learn to shift up when accelerating--a trick that helps them save on mpg's.

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