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Owner-operators back in the news on EOBRs

| May 14, 2012

The latest is following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's formal removal of the remedial-directive rule, which would have required carriers with big hours compliance problems to install electronic onboard recorders. After being thrown out ...

Shopping for a truck and favorable financing

| May 14, 2012

If you aren’t prepared to shop and haven’t done your homework, financing equipment can be costly.

Before and after: TCA’s weight-loss showdown finale

| May 13, 2012

Official results are in, ladies and gentlemen, and we have ourselves a winner -- or two, that is, one at the carrier level and the other at the individual. Congrats to Prime Inc. for a big ...

Crude hauling in N.D., Texas with former expediters

| May 12, 2012

A story in this month's Truckers News followed the transition of the former FedEx Custom Critical expediting team of Mark Kathrein and Wendy Wing (pictured) into a crude-hauling operation in North Dakota. Just as the ...

The owner-operator: Takes a lickin’, still tickin’

| May 11, 2012

Looking at the overall need for owner-operators, their health tracks freight demand.

Trucker Buddy announces January’s Buddy standout

| May 11, 2012

Roy Sewell has been named the January 2012 Trucker Buddy of the Month by Trucker Buddy International.

Diesel oil additive for injectors

| May 11, 2012

Hot Shot’s Secret, marketed by Lubrication Specialties, Inc., removes the build-up of coking and varnishing left behind from the overheating of engine oil, the company says. The product is made to inexpensively prolong injector life, as ...

New Kenworth service center in Oregon

| May 11, 2012

Kenworth announced a new 10,000-square-foot parts and service facility in Pendleton, Oregon, off of Interstate 84. The center adds to a network of more than 320 locations in the U.S. and Canada. The location features eight ...

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