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Sending out an SOS

PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2017 5:40 pm
by Andrew Clarkson
It was 105 years ago last month that the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic, sending more than 1,500 people to their doom.

To me, the most amazing thing about the Titanic disaster wasn’t the hull’s fatal design flaw. It’s the fact that there were only enough lifeboats for 1,178 people, about one-third of Titanic’s total capacity.

Simple math, common sense, and more lifeboats could have helped avert catastrophe.

For truck fleets, there are regulatory icebergs everywhere you go. When you can’t avoid them, your survival depends on math, common sense, and a lifeboat.

Let’s look at fuel taxes and IFTA reporting.

Do you ever sit down and think about how much fuel tax you actually pay in a month or a year? Let me tell you, it’s a boatload.

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