Letters to the editor

| December 12, 2008

UPDATED HOURS RULE INCREASES SAFETY RISK Regarding the change to the hours of service rule effective Oct. 1 ["Berth Order," S...

What is the Most Useful Gadget in Your Truck?

| December 12, 2008

TORRANCE BIRCH Fort Lauderdale, Fla. AFS "My laptop." CHRIS MARQUIS Dallas TLI "A CB." LARRY HARVELL S...

Reader Rigs

| December 12, 2008

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN Herbert Joseph Heitzeig bought this 1998 Peterbilt 379 EX shortly before he died that same year. He and hi...

One Piece At a Time

| December 12, 2008

Tool by tool, building a home repair shop enables do-it-yourself maintenance and saves money. Doing your own repair w...

Easy Rider

| December 12, 2008

Fluid changes are just as important to automated transmissions as to manuals. Automated transmissions are increasingl...

‘It’s Not What You Make’

| December 12, 2008

When everyone from the toll collector to the lumper has a hand in your wallet, life begins to feel like one big spending spree. Only th...

Understanding Taxes

| December 12, 2008

By learning how the income tax system affects an owner-operator business and by having an effective tax strategy, you can minimize how m...

Watch Out for Contract Killers

| December 12, 2008

You'd think the only thing truckers love more than coming home after a long trip is changing carriers. A measure of the madness: Among...

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