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Don Thornton

Don Thornton is DAT Solutions' Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development. He has more than 30 years experience in transportation technology and sales. Before joining DAT in 2001, Don served as vice president of business development and technology at Market Transport in Portland, Oregon. He has also worked in sales and operations for large companies including Lockheed Martin, IBM and Wynd Communications.\n\nDon earned his MBA at Pepperdine University in California and completed his undergraduate degree in Business Administration at California State University, Chico. For more than a decade Don has served on the Board of Directors for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).

Readers Sound Off on Detention
Readers Sound Off on Detention

<p>We recently posted a reader poll with a couple questions about detention times. The responses have been great, so we wanted to share a few of the comments from the thread.</p>

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Carrier Insurance Rule Hits Small Business Hardest
Carrier Insurance Rule Hits Small Business Hardest

The FMCSA finally issued its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which suggests raising the minimum financial responsibility required of carriers, but the notice stops short of suggesting a dollar amount. Instead, the FMCSA is asking for input from trucking companies and other industry stakeholders. The ANPR includes 26 questions that the FMCSA is looking to have answered during the proposal's public comment period, which ends Feb. 26.

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