Blogs

Shooting for 10 mpg and beyond

Detailing the next Kevin Rutherford Signature trucks and trailers utilizing pre-emissions Fitzgerald Glider Kits engine technology among many more features toward max fuel economy.

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Hold the condiments, please!

"This public service message brought to you by someone who knows, because I suffer from 'no condiment disorder.'... Remain calm and carry on, and we'll all get through this together."

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‘Left Lane Gang’ celebrates right in S.C.

Need some ideas for a Labor Day gathering for the ages? Look no farther than the annual whole-pig barbecues of the South Carolina Association of Large Car Operators.

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Haints, spooks and flat-out weirdness

"And there's the time we were riding along in Arizona desert in the dark one night -- I was already nervous about being abducted by aliens...."

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Mooooo! Pride & Polish winner a dairy delight

Jerry Mies' Pete won Best of Show Working Combo in Overdrive's Pride & Polish at GATS.

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Some jurisdictions ‘do not compute’ new restart limitations

Uproar in an hours session at GATS yields intel on some jurisdictions' faulty interpretations of the revised restart provisions in the new hours rule.

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Farmer’s Almanac of winter doom: Pack your chains, drivers

Latest get-rich-quick scheme: Full-service tire chain changing lane. "Just remember, people thought the Wright Brothers were crazy, too."

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‘Collectively dumbfounded and equally impressed’ — Mike Ryan on judging ‘Most Beautiful’

"We started thinking about the times we’d been broken down, flat broke and what it took to get home about the same time that we all started broadening our original concepts of beauty." --Mike Ryan

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The bypass filter advantage

Part 2 in Kevin Rutherford's series on oil-change strategy. While oil analysis gives you the information to handle drain intervals more sensibly, bypass filtration adds another dimension to save money and downtime.

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One owner-operator’s top 5 add-ons showcased at GATS

Owner-operator Marc Springer spent part of his time at the Great American Trucking Show scoping these various add-ons, from charge-assist solar panels to cargo devices, he thought could help his bottom line.

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