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Don’t Let Sleeping Drunks Lie

As a trucker, you help save countless lives each day. You slow down to let cell-phone-obsessed four-wheelers merge safely, move over to give c...

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Letters from Readers

LOT LIZARD ARTICLES A GOOD START IN ADDRESSING 'SERIOUS PROBLEM' I have been trucking since 1955 or so and married for 40 years to...

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Dynamic Duos

Team driving can give you higher pay, better loads, greater opportunities and lower stress. You get to spend more time with your significant o...

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How to Brace Your Electrical System for Winter

Winter is an equal-opportunity hazard for most truck equipment, but it's especially hard on electrical systems. Battery power sags. Starters ...

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Too Much Of A Good Thing

Don't rush out to buy a new rig just to take advantage of a new tax provision that gives you even more depreciation than normal. ...

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Matchmaking

Unlike fleets, owner-operators get one chance to spec their equipment correctly," says Charles Allen, director of sales and marketing for ZF ...

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Excuse me, Mr. President, but . . .

President Jimmy Carter threw deregulation into high gear at a small town meeting. Did a 36-year-old independent truck...

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From Billboard to Hollywood

When Truckers News published its first issue in November 1977, truckers were the darlings of mainstream pop culture. Just one year earl...

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Dolly: Here She Comes Again

Halos & Horns Dolly Parton The 56-year-old legend cranks out another bluegrass dynamo with this Sugar Hill Records release. He...

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A Huge Texas Draw

Throngs of truckers and their families packed the Dallas Convention Center in September for the 4th annual Great American Trucking Show. At...

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