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Big fleet earnings could mean bigger paychecks

| April 20, 2012

Carriers who have seen big growth over the last year could be passing some of it on to owner-operators.

Lawler wants trucking message to spread

| April 19, 2012

Country music singer Lindsay Lawler took a shine to the trucking industry – and drivers, specifically – after landing a gig at the Great American Trucking Show.

Chuck Bosselman inducted in racing hall of fame

| April 18, 2012

The 15th class of the Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame, to be inducted in October at the Fireman’s Hall in Lincoln, Neb., is set to include one Chuck Bosselman, second-generation owner of the famous ...

ATTN Charleston port haulers: boosted cash incentive

| April 17, 2012

The folks at Cascade Sierra Solutions, a nonprofit dedicated to connecting operators with opportunities to boost environmental friendliness and operational profitability, sent a notice today any Charleston, S.C., port haulers will want to take notice ...

Tire whack-a-mole

| April 16, 2012

Goodyear shows off its DuraSeal puncture-battling technology.

More in the name of stock

| April 14, 2012

The Diesel Specialists Association released a statement saying it does not support bypassing emissions standards in the name of performance.

Wheel and spoke becoming reality?

| April 13, 2012

The Norwood, N.Y., proposal could be an indicator of major changes to trucking industry logistics.

Ice Road Truckers season 5 DVDs available

| April 12, 2012

A set of DVDs with the entire season 5 of History Channel's "Ice Road Truckers" franchise is now available via History's website. The season pit the Canucks against the Americans, with a crew of haulers ...

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