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One hauler’s rate benchmark and more on pricing

Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.

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“Christmas chicken,” a surprise gift and other seasonal tidbits

Should you happen upon a truck stop KFC during these final days of Christmas, you might not realize your good fortune. You would, though, if you were living in Japan.

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Watch what you wear

Particularly if you happen to be traveling through bayou country, home of the LSU Tigers.

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Party like there’s no to-maya!

Will the world end on December 21, 2012? Should I bother buying Christmas presents?

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U.K. drivers top iTunes music-vid charts

Drivers for the British Eddie Stobart carrier hit the top of iTunes music-video charts with a parody of the "12 days of Christmas" in a charity effort to benefit Help for Heroes.

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Is EGR doomed?

I spend a lot of time on airplanes. But sometimes, we get visitors here in our our Tuscaloosa, Ala., headquarters. Such was the case last week when representatives from Chevron Lubricants came calling. The gist of the presentation CCJ and Overdrive editors attended was on PC-11 – the new oil category shaping up for the eventual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations (GHG) that will take affect in 2017. But lost in that conversation was a little nugget of ...

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Meet owner-operator Tim Philmon

Check out a gallery of images from a visit with Philmon, his 2005 Peterbilt 379 and Transcraft flatbed leased to Landstar Ranger.

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Want what you have

Tap into gratitude for an attitude change.

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The perfect gift, from an unexpected place

An encounter in a store results in the perfect Christmas gift Wendy could have asked, a true appreciation for the meaning of the season.

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Funny car driver at the Mack assembly plant

Bob Tasca III's NHRA contending funny car is newly being sponsored by Mack -- here check out the hauling Pinnacle tractor the race team picked up this past week at Mack's customer center.

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