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The story behind a song

| January 16, 2013

It was never a hit like “Tom Sawyer” or “Limelight,” but one of the standout tracks on Rush’s seminal 1981 album Moving Pictures is a song that should be near and dear to any motoring ...

Cool design dominates at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

| January 15, 2013

There may be coyotes wandering the suburbs, but Detroit is still the Motor City – and as such, its annual Auto Show is the kick-off event of the year for car and truck manufacturers eager ...

Rocky Mountain High? Not when it comes to diesel prices

| January 11, 2013

Increased production at refineries and reduced demands makes buying fuel in Rocky Mountain region easier on the wallet.

A lease-purchase success story

| January 10, 2013

Meet Andre Jackson, a U.S. Xpress driver on his third lease-purchase truck -- his experience with the plans has been largely positive, he says.

Signs of the times: Study says digital billboards distracting

| January 04, 2013

The study, conducted by researchers at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, concluded that drivers looked at digital billboards significantly longer than they did at other signs on the same stretch of road,

Jazzy Jordan is still in race to help truckers

| December 21, 2012

Jazzy Jordan wants to increase awareness about health issues truckers face in her pageant platform.

Magellan GPS packs tons of functions into easy-to-use unit

| December 18, 2012

Editor tests Magellan commercial truck GPS unit. Finds its ease of use to be among top features.

Meritor demos SMARTandem, expects growth in 6×2 axles

| December 07, 2012

Meritor anticipates the demand for 6x2 packages will increase about 15 percent in the next five years.

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