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New service space at Nebraska Pete dealer

| April 24, 2012

The folks at South Dakota / Nebraska / Iowa-based four-dealer network Sioux City Truck Sales (pbtruck.com) shared this photo with us of construction, now completed, of a new nearly 7,400-square-foot addition to the Peterbilt of ...

Truck safety flames fanned in Ind.; columnist banks dinner with police chief

| April 23, 2012

When Jerry Davich, columnist at the Post-Tribune of Chicago-area Merrillville, Ind., wrote about the case of an Indiana truck-car accident in which a death occurred recently, an area police chief challenged him to sit for ...

Universal mounting system

| April 23, 2012

Sensible Products now markets a universal mounting system aimed at simplifying tool and equipment installation. The Multi-Mount Chanl Panl was originally developed for use in emergency services, but is now compatible with storage in construction and ...

More trucks, scenes from Knoxville show last week

| April 22, 2012

Cinderella sleeper storyI was stoked at the Southeastern Regional Truck Show in Knoxville, Tenn., last weekend when, on Saturday morning, this yellow Mack pulled into the lot with none other than my childhood hometown of ...

Lucky 13: Natural gas engines performing well in ready-mix

| April 21, 2012

Chicago-based Ozinga Ready Mix drivers report plenty of power and responsive shifting from 13 Cummins-Westport natural gas-powered Kenworth mixer trucks now in operation, moving from its Chinatown Plant near downtown. “Since city officials are trying to ...

Trucker outreach starts safety program

| April 20, 2012

Trucker Buddy International recently launched a mentoring program aimed at teaching high school students how to safely maneuver around big rigs. The program matches drivers with a high school  near their region or on a route ...

Brokers: Highway bill unlikely prior to election; more on the bond issue

| April 20, 2012

        With news of President Barack Obama's threat to veto any highway reauthorization or extension bill that comes to his desk with authorization of the Keystone XL Pipeline included, as it is in the House version ...

How to do a brake job yourself

| April 19, 2012

Replacing brake linings is an essential DIY project for owner-operators to avoid problems with stopping their trucks and getting citations.

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