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Owner-operators deliver in MATS EOBR listening sessions

| March 27, 2012

If you haven't read the report my colleague James Jaillet filed from the Mid-America Trucking Show on the Friday listening sessions the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted on the subject of electronic on-board recorders ...

Cracking Evel Knievel’s forgotten safe

| March 27, 2012

Host Robb Mariani got quite a surprise when he was filming an episode of “American Trucker.” See an exclusive video of what was found during restoration of a 1974 Mack FS700.

Natural gas engine lubricant to be offered

| March 26, 2012

Delo 400 NG SAE 15W-40, made with ISOSYN technology, is used for CNG, LNG, and LPG engines and is designed to reduce the so-called carbon footprint on engines. The oil lubricant is specially made to protect ...

Filter manufacturer named leader in national market

| March 26, 2012

Baldwin has been named a leader in filtration marketing in a recent report published by Frost and Sullivan, which included an analysis of the Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket 2012. Part of the Clarcor network, the filter maker ...

How to CSA-proof your rig

| March 26, 2012

Carry the right parts and tools and be diligent with pre-trip inspections to increase the odds of passing inspections. Our March cover story tells you more.

Meet owner-operator of the year Larry SeversonImage Gallery

| March 25, 2012

Leased to Dart Transit since the late 1970s, Truckload Carriers Association/Overdrive Independent Contractor of the Year Larry Severson's longevity with the company beats that of even some of the Oren-family management. Dan Oren, grandson of ...

Developing a spreadsheet for expediters

| March 25, 2012

Our spectacular scenic drive continued today. I worked on spreadsheets when we parked for the night.

VIDEO: Driver to FMCSA: ‘Stop coming after us!’

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.

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