Las Vegas

5.3 magnitude quake north of Las Vegas initiates bridge evaluations

The U.S. 95 southbound ramp to I-15 southbound, as well as NB, closed for a time before reopening late in the day Friday ahead of the expected Memorial Day weekend growth in traffic volume.

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Valley of the smells

"Live and learn, and remember, what rots in Vegas, stays in Vegas."

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Thrill-seeking, Vegas style

"Try wearing flip-flops while walking around the Fremont Street Experience. You're trapped in a giant hangar with 11 million people who are looking straight up into the air as they mill about."

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Panel: California offers challenges, opportunities

Fleet executives at the Great West Fleet Executive Conference discussed doing business in the Sunshine State.

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‘Pilot, drop in 150 gallons ULSD, over’ — On mobile NG filling stations

Ever fantasized about the potential for airborne diesel refuelers to fill the tanks in-transit? Given the widespread reach of truck stops in America, it's probably well unnecessary, but hey, anybody can dream, right? Though efforts are being made -- most notably by the partnership of Clean Energy, Pilot and Navistar, as well as Shell Lubricants' own effort -- to proliferate compressed/liquefied natural gas fueling stations along major highway lanes, the same can't be said of natural gas ...

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Big decision made today

Decison made: I'm going to write a book about expediting.

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‘What saved me was that truck driver’

Truckers Against Trafficking is making a difference at truck stops around the country. A Las Vegas TV station looks closer at truck stop prostitution.

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Why is a JakeBrake important to you?

Answer the question by November 15 and you may just win a weekend in Las Vegas March 9-12, 2012, around the time of the NASCAR events. JakeBrake makers Jacobs Vehicle Systems, as I wrote in May this year, share a 50th anniversary with Overdrive this year. To celebrate and thank customers, via their Facebook page they're collecting drivers and owner-operators' stories, pictures and video in answer to the question of the engine brake's importance and ...

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Vegas Pride & Polish awards Saturday

One of the biggest attractions of the June 9-11 Great West Truck Show is the Custom Rigs’ Pride & Polish truck beauty show.

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Great West Truck Show

JUNE 9-11: Las Vegas Convention Center, (888) 349-4287, www.greatwesttruckshow.com. 

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