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Trucker of the Year 2011

When the housing market collapsed, Dan Heister learned how quickly flatbed could go sour — and what it would take to keep his head above water.

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Spec the Perfect Tires

With products becoming increasingly specialized, learn to pick the designs that fit your business and save money.

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SpeakOut

Yesteryears’ truck stops served professionals As a driver who started in 1964 and is still going strong in my 1996 Freightliner cabover, I remember well the Hungry Truck Café in Livermore, Calif., described in the December story “Home on the Road.” I had my share of 15-inch pancakes there. The 76 Union Truck Stops in the late 1960s and early ’70s were also great places. In those early years before they started self-serve protocol, when you rolled ...

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Roadside Attractions

A review of recent interesting or odd parts of trucking, plus industry data, coming events and a truck gallery.

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Drivers’ Dream Girls

In the magazine’s early years, trucks and models went hand in hand.

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Pulse

Tweaks to an already complex hours rule show just how unattainable is the regulatory hours quest.

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MarketPlace

A truck AC system, an end bushing, fast flow engine oil, a starting battery and metal polish are among the products featured.

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LogBook

A long-haul cross-border Mexican trucking program is proposed, Dart buys Fil-More assets, trucking groups back ATA's appeal against the Port of Los Angeles and many other industry news items are featured.

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How to Change Oil

An oil change not only removes impurities, but it replaces depleted additives, as well as base oil that might have oxidized and broken down from heat.

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Cool Reception

FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.

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