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Trucking a lifesaver after reform school abuse

| June 30, 2011

Retired trucker John Brodnax joined other former detainees at a Florida reform school in a class-action lawsuit decrying years of abuse.

Navistar donates step van for tornado relief

| June 30, 2011

Navistar International has donated a step van valued at $20,000 to the Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organizations, a catalyst for community development in areas of the Alabama Black Belt. The van donation is intended to ...

| June 29, 2011

PIB TIP: TRACK PERSONAL MILES. You can deduct mileage on your personal vehicle if you make a business-related trip to the bank, the post office, a business meeting, a truck show or a dealership, supply ...

| June 29, 2011

Lady Butterfly, a 1974 Kenworth conventional, was owned by John Mann, of East Canton, Ohio, when the tractor was Overdrive’s Tractor of the Month in September 1980. See more trucks from past issues at www.overdriveretro.com.

England becomes SmartWay partner

| June 28, 2011

England Logistics has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the SmartWay Transport program, the Salt Lake City-based carrier announced. The SmartWay program helps carriers try to save fuel and reduce carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide ...

Lighting compliance website launched

| June 28, 2011

A new website on the new regulatory Compliance, Safety and Accountability program is available for use, lighting manufacturer Truck-Lite Co., announced. The site, at truck-lite.com/CSA, is designed to provide users with answers to frequently asked questions ...

Filter system

| June 27, 2011

The Fuel Preporator II filter removes large particulate contaminants from diesel fuel using proprietary Demand Flow Technology. The filter is designed to operate at flows and pressures beyond the engine’s maximum requirements. It receives fuel ...

A summer weekend read for gearheads

| June 24, 2011

The technology for air-to-air coolers and auxilliary power units was invaluable for making cleaner running engines and saving fuel.

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