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Putting agency heads in trucks makes good sense

It makes sense that if someone is going to regulate the trucking industry, he or she should get real-world experience by spending time riding in a tractor-trailer.

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Renowned tenor proves there’s no such thing as a typical trucker

Opera tenor Carl Tanner's story, which includes a stint as a bounty hunter while driving a truck, will appeal to many people. It’s gritty and real.

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Odd, but effective: Negotiate doctor visit prices

Try negotiating the cost of your doctor visits.Insurance companies do it. There's no reason you shouldn't be able to.

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Lindsay Lawler to sing at lighting of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Lindsay Lawler, spokesperson for TCA's Highway Angel program, will perform her latest single, “Standing Tall,” the official song of the 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.

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Dollars and dental care

Dental care is essential to staying healthy, which in turn, plays a role in keeping your business healthy.

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Another trucker finds Joe’s Truck Stop the hard way

If you are a truck driver, Joe’s Truck Stop is a place you want to avoid visiting.

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Hebe leaves his mark on an industry he loved

All controversy aside, there are a lot of guys who love Jim Hebe. They see a reflection of themselves in his swagger, his can-do, never-say-die philosophy and his unquestioned passion for both trucks and the trucking industry.

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Navistar reviewing more plant closings

Navistar CEO Lewis Campbell says company is reviewing all operations beyond its core North American truck and parts business to see whether any need to be adjusted, sold or closed as it seeks to increase profits.

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Cummins Westport announces new natural gas engine

The ISB6.7 G engine will be based on the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel engine and will use Cummins Westport’s spark-ignited, stoichiometric cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology.

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Check out these videos and more

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