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Diesel and natural gas — don’t let fear cripple your business

If the time comes, will you choose diesel or your business?

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Best 2013 truck calendar cover yet

It's a toss-up, ultimately, among several, but this shot by Tom Schoening of Peterbilt dealer network Sioux City Truck Sales, featuring post-flood dump work in action and one confused deer, may be it.

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Filling out the boots collection

"Everyone in Texas has bad-ass boots ... I need a pair of cowboy boots."

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Independent hauler plans biz investment after lottery win

Building business with a little help from the Powerball lottery.

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God bless the Friday night lights

Wendy reflect on American pride and more as her nephew gets set to play in that oh so American of pastimes, a late fall state championship football game.

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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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Fun with numbers: Cutting fuel use by 30%

It’s often interesting, if not downright amusing, to see what gets published about trucking from those outside the industry. Midwest Energy News covered a report released by the Carbon War Room this week about fuel-saving technology. CWR says the right equipment and systems could save a heavy-duty truck $26,400 a year in fuel, meaning the upgrades would pay for themselves in 18 months. The CWR report assumes 130,000 miles a year, 6.5 miles per gallon and $4 ...

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What an exotic dancer-led lawsuit means to leased businesses

If you thought owner-operators and exotic dancers had nothing in common, think again. A recent $13 million case settlement reveals independent contractor classification issues similar in scope.

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Casting call for real women of trucking

The search is on for real women of trucking to pose in front of beautiful show trucks.

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Schedule down the rabbit hole

Wendy Parker on detention: "What kind of idiot arrives at a warehouse and expects people to unload their truck? (This is thinly veiled sarcasm. OK, completely unveiled sarcasm.)"

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