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One step ahead

| December 12, 2008

FAMILY: Ann, wife of 13 years; children Louis, 7, Lindsey, 18, Katrina, 20, Clint, 22 RIG: 2000 International 9400i DRIVING CAREER: 32...

News from the fleets

| December 12, 2008

MAVERICK BUMPS PAY 2 CENTS PER MILE Maverick Transportation raised pay 2 cents per mile across the board, its third pay raise i...

What advice would you give to new truck drivers?

| December 12, 2008

TERRY CHAMBERS Broxton, Ga. Tri-State Expedited Freight "Think safety." BYRON THOMPSON Lukin, Texas Midnigh...

Pride & Polish: Where eagles fly

| December 12, 2008

Tim Thornhill's 1986 Peterbilt 359, Trees Forever, was named Best of Show Bobtail. It also won Firsts in Interior Excluding Sleeper, En...

Storm surge

| December 12, 2008

Sporadic diesel shortages erupted in the days immediately after the hurricane, as at this Toomsuba, Miss., truck stop. ...

Tire tradeoff

| December 12, 2008

Keeping regular records on tires - date and mileage at installation, and then tread depths at mileage increments - gives you information...

New products

| December 12, 2008

VT 800 DAYCAB The VT 880 tractor now comes in a daycab, the VT 800, Volvo announced at the Great American Trucking Show. The Vol...

‘Man of Steel’ Back at the Wheel

| December 11, 2008

The Edmonton Journal devoted four full pages Oct. 10 to a non-fiction comic about Dave Eamer, "North America's first paraplegic long-h...

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