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VIDEO: Mack Truck hauls 800,000-lb generator vessel

Here's an excerpt from a Mack Trucks video, shown to trucking journalists, about Northfield, Minn.-based Perkins Specialized Transportation Contracting's haul of 800,000-lb. decommissioned generator vessels from a San Onofre, Calif., nuclear generating station to a Clive, Utah, disposal site. The job was so massive that it required three heavy-haul-spec'd Mack Titans in total - one in front of the nearly 300-foot long custom trailer and a pair of Titans behind the trailer.

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Loathe to deadhead but may have to

We spent a pleasant day in Sparks, Nev. today but are still sitting here without freight to haul.

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Classic Trucker’s Jumbo sandwich overhauled

Today's post by Overdrive Managing Editor Lucinda Coulter The Trucker’s Jumbo hoagie at Ray’s Steel City Saloon in Tallahassee, Fla., used to be full of bologna -- fried bologna Pittsburgh-style, that is -- with everything else piled inside. A tradition of the Steel City’s mill districts, the Trucker’s Jumbo was first prepared for truckers and steel workers on break with coleslaw and french fries stacked inside so that that laborers and haulers could eat the meal in ...

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Megatron lives!

Mack booth at Mid-America features Megatron in full costume -- the same Granite used in the 3rd of "Transformers" movie series.

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Gallery: Kenworth T680

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Trust issues

Dear Carolyn, I accidentally saw a text message on my husband’s phone when I was cleaning out his truck. It was from an old high school girlfriend that lives in another state. I had no idea they were in contact. There was nothing flirty in the messages but just the fact that he didn’t mention her makes me feel sick. Should I confront him with this or will he be rightfully mad that I invaded his ...

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Video: Full Kenworth T680 unveiling

The action starts right around the 2:30 mark in the video.

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Peterbilt 579 photos

Peterbilt introduced a new over-the-road tractor strong on aerodynamics, styling and other features Wednesday in Louisville, Ky. “The 579 integrates legendary Peterbilt quality and innovation with a product platform that delivers in every aspect of vehicle performance, productivity and safety,” said Bill Kozek, Peterbilt general manager and PACCAR vice president. “From optimized cab dimensions to an enhanced chassis design, and from driver amenities to a revamped electrical system – every design element of the 579 was ...

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Never Compromise. Cummins 2017 Heavy-Duty Engines.

Is the cabover coming back?

So why is Freighliner displaying the Argosy in its booth? The company says it's a big part of its export business.

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Volvo hybrid truck breaks records

This Volvo set speed records for hybrids. Looks very cool! See it at their booth.

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