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Custom built: Independent’s drill hauling Pete

| July 11, 2014

Independent owner-operator Randy Green of Lufkin, Texas, has his own company, A Team Heavy Haul, hauling mostly drilling rigs with his custom-built Peterbilt.

Plenty of truck parking: Debunking rumors about GATS parking availability

| July 11, 2014

The Great American Trucking Show kicks off next month in Dallas, and there will be plenty of free truck parking available for attendees, says show producer Randall-Reilly, despite some rumors.

Trucking revolution: Industry to see drastic changes in coming years from tech advancementsImage Gallery

| July 10, 2014

big, revolutionary changes are coming to the industry — and likely within the next decade — says OD Equipment Editor Jack Roberts, based on the technology he's seen on a two-week tour of European ...

Video log: Remote-controlled tractor-trailers, ZF’s new automated transmission

| July 09, 2014

Transmission maker ZF unveiled a new automated transmission and a new system that allows drivers to operate their truck from outside of the cab using a tablet computer. Here's OD Equipment Editor Jack Roberts' footage ...

Agency extends CDL skills test waiver for former military members

| July 09, 2014

Former military members who operated commercial-type vehicles in the service can now obtain their commercial driver's license in any state without having to take a skills test within the first year of their separation from ...

PrePass: 475k trucks using service

| July 08, 2014

PrePass weigh station bypass service announced July 8 that its participation in May reached 475,000, a record-high for the company.  PrePass has 304 opreation sites in 31 states and is the largest truck safety pre-clearance system ...

BigRigBuilder offers virtual 3D truck builder

| July 08, 2014

BigRigBuilder.com recently announced the launch of its virtual entertainment website built for American truck operators that allows them to "build their dream semi and compete in a virtual truck show" for gear they can install ...

Chevron honors million milers

| July 08, 2014

Chevron Delo inducted eight new drivers into its Million Mile Club in May. The Million Mile Club, sponsored by Red Eye Radio, recognizes truck drivers who have driven one million accident-free miles.

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