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Fleet Guard safety award winners are announced and more trucking and carrier news items are featured.
TRUCKERS NEWS CELEBRITY SERIES -- Aaron Tippin, known as “Hillbilly Hercules” in the country music business, has sold more than 5 million records and had more than 30 singles reach the Billboard Hot Country chart.
GEAR GUIDE -- Bridgestone Tires’ Ecopia fuel efficient tires are designed to reduce overall tire wear costs up to 29 percent by fostering retreading.
FLEET INSIDER -- Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation have released their list of 29 drivers selected as January’s Drivers of the Month.
GEAR GUIDE -- Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems plans to release SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems for trailers in the third quarter as an aftermarket retrofit kit.
EXIT ONLY -- Former owner-operator’s novel immortalizes trail-blazing independents.
SOUND OFF -- Drivers predict the future of trucking.
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