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Linda Longton, Editor llongton@rrpub.com Safety advocates say failing to make ...

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Letters to the editor

THE INDUSTRY'S REAL REASON FOR PUSHING SPEED LIMITERS The movement for speed limiters was started in Canada by the Ontario Tru...

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How did you get started in trucking?

STEVE PLANK Birmingham, Ala. Landstar "I was a diesel mechanic and didn't want to do it anymore. So, I saved money and bought a tru...

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Book: U.S. mistakes in Iraq have been fatal to truckers

Fatal mismanagement of civilian truckers - "the unsung heroes of the war" - is charged in the new book Blood Money: Wasted Billions, L...

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Trucker of the Year 2007: Dream team

The success of Albert Transport is evident in the home Henry Albert and his wife, Karen, built on a wooded lot for $380,000. Albert esti...

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News from the fleets

GREATWIDE PARTNERS WITH TYSON FOODS As part of a five-year agreement, Dallas-based Greatwide Logistics Services will manage the...

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Home sweet office

Max Heine mheine@rrpub.com If you're just now thinking of claiming a home...

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Industry news

FMCSA WANTS ON-BOARD RECORDERS FOR SERIOUS HOURS VIOLATORS Federal regulations proposed Jan. 11 would require truck and bus com...

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New products

ArmorPlate overhead truck door STRENGTHENED OVERHEAD DOOR The ArmorPlate overhead truck door possesses the ex...

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Flushed with pride

Do-it-yourself cooling system flushes might loosen sediment, which will then clog radiator tubes. Neglecting your rad...

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