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Mother Nature lets loose on the prairie

| June 13, 2012

Brian Romig took this and other fine shots of distant rain clouds while driving this month in South Dakota.

What’s eating you today?

| June 08, 2012

If you’re not hitting some congestion, there are probably other things that are of concern, such as parking shortages, fuel costs and electronic onboard recorders.

Are you a natural gas truck owner-operator?

| June 04, 2012

Overdrive's brand-new June issue features our quarterly section devoted to the severe service niche that's heavy this time around on coverage of natural-gas-powered engine technology, leading with the story of a Chicago ready-mix concrete outfit ...

One Girl Trucking: ‘More courtesy now’

| June 01, 2012

An encounter with a pair of joy-riding, inconsiderate motorcyclists over Memorial Day turned dramatic when truck driver Bethany, blogging at One Girl Trucking, decided enough was enough and confronted the bikers at a red light. Read ...

Imagine running for the same fleet for 50 years…

| May 25, 2012

Can you? We’ve heard no shortage of stories of independents who’ve stayed active that long leased to different carriers or on their own, but never with the same company. (If you have, I'm all ears!) I ...

Xantrex: 3 inverter installation tips

| May 25, 2012

1. Installation best at the factory or authorized dealer aftermarket: If you're considering an aftermarket inverter installation to an older truck or mulling options on a new vehicle, take it under advisement that leading inverter ...

The pros and cons of engine retuning

| May 18, 2012

Reprogramming your engine can increase horsepower and fuel economy, but it can also shorten equipment life and void warranties. Is it worth the risk?

Volvo Trucks plans 13-liter LNG engine for 2014

| May 18, 2012

Volvo's new LNG engine will round out a complete range of natural gas-powered offerings.

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