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Vision PM

Failing eyesight can quickly sideline your business. If you take care of your eyes, they'll stay on the lookout a lot longer. ...

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ACERTainty for 2007

Cat's 2007 C15 engine will go into production no later than Jan. 1, 2007. After a lecture and tour at Caterpillar's...

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Owner-operators in training

Laferrel Lewis, one year into his lease-purchase of his 2001 International 9400i from WTI Transport, plans to complete the deal in two m...

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When the price is right

A truck is an owner-operator's biggest business purchase, but savvy spec'ing and shopping can save plenty. A truck ...

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Making a truck say ‘Choo-choo!’

The next time you're tempted to complain about a heavy load, think of John Atkinson. The Brisbane, Australia, truck...

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Spec’tator sport

Freightliner Coronado Ask eight truck makers to offer their strategies on suiting out their best owner-operator truck...

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Letters to the editor

'COMPANY DRIVERS GET NO RESPECT' Until last fall I was an owner-operator for Landstar Systems. After several years with them,...

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Scammed!

How to recognize trucking's common cons and protect yourself. Snake-oil salesmen have always lurked around the edges...

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‘Rougher than a corncob’

Workers pull a damaged section of the I-10 bridge from Lake Pontchartrain after Hurricane Katrina. "To get there you...

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How did you get started in trucking?

STEVE PLANK Birmingham, Ala. Landstar "I was a diesel mechanic and didn't want to do it anymore. So, I saved money and bought a tru...

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