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Photo Opportunities

Even with a disposable camera, you can take better pictures of your truck if you follow a few guidelines. You may t...

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Letters for Readers

Me and my maintenance You had a lot of good information and different perspectives on oil changes in the April issue. I do all ...

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Guiding Lights

A little awareness of anti-lock brake warning systems goes a long way toward ensuring that your ABS is ready for duty. ...

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Food for the truckers’ soul

At times of crisis, truckers are invariably among the first and most generous to respond. Take, for example, Oregon trucker Matt Street...

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Industry News

TRUCK FATALITY RATE DROPS IN '04 The rate of fatalities from big truck accidents declined in 2004, after a small increase in ...

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Aero Successor

386 Specs ENGINE: Caterpillar C15 or Cummins ISX TRANSMISSION: Eaton manuals and the two-pedal Eaton UltraShift CAB: High or l...

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Nose to the Grindstone

FAMILY: Children Linda, Michael and Becky RIG: 2005 Freightliner Classic CAREER: 27 years FREIGHT: Aluminum, steel, lumber ACCIDENT...

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New products

VT 800 DAYCAB The VT 880 tractor now comes in a daycab, the VT 800, Volvo announced at the Great American Trucking Show. The Vol...

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New Products

MACK INTRODUCES GRANITE AXLE BACK The new Mack Granite Axle Back has a set-back front axle to improve maneuverability and maximi...

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Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes

Some owner-operators buy oil in bulk to increase their savings. Although diesel engines have become more complex, put...

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