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Dollars & Sense – July 2009

Digging out of debt Do you know the one thing you can do to make yourself richer by next week? Spend less than you earn. It's really...

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Fleet Focus – July 2009

TCA names Safety Professional of the Year James Ransom, 29-year safety director at Clayton, Ala.-based Boyd Bros. Transportation, has...

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Speak

Send a letter to the editor of Overdrive HERE Missing business skills isn't the problem Yo...

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Specs that Payback

The days of the prototypical heavy-duty truck with a long, straight hood and a wheelbase that reaches halfway across Texas are disappearing. A...

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Long, long haul

Tennessee owner-operator Scotty Collett started trucking in a 1947 Chevrolet two-ton that he bought to haul pulp wood out of Tennessee's Natc...

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Market Place

Vocational low cabover truck Navistar has plans for an International low cabover vocational truck based on an existing American LaFra...

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LogBook

Engine makers challenge Navistar on SCR Most suppliers of heavy-duty diesel engines that will rely on selective catalytic reduction ...

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Extended Stay

For the first time in 35 years, Earl Evans won't be buying a new truck when the warranties expire on his current rig. The owner-operator from...

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Adjusting belt tension

To adjust belts that are tensioned with bolted brackets, rather than an automatic tensioner, it's best to use a tension gauge, which is calib...

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Purifuing your oil

Many bypass oil filter manufacturers claim their products can extend oil life almost indefinitely by removing the finest particles. But major ...

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