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Watch Out for Contract Killers

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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How You Measure Up

Some of you go for days, even weeks, without seeing friends and family. Many of you monitor the health of your business in relative iso...

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Don’t Try This At Home

The main per diem expense is meals, including tips. One of the most asked-about and sometimes misunderstood financial...

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Squeaky Clean

The good news for 2007 engines is that maintenance and fuel costs will be affected only minimally, according to engi...

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For the Kids

TRUCKER: Donald Nehring, 47, of Southaven, Miss. FAMILY: Wife, Trina; children, Stacey, 24, Curt, 20, Chris, 17 RIG: 1997 Freightliner...

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Beer for My Horses, Biowillie for My Tank

Willie Nelson's music has powered many a long haul, and now Bio Willie diesel fuel can do the same. The singer, ...

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Do You Prefer Traditional or Aerodynamic Trucks?

ROBERT AMATO Detroit Covenant Transportation "Regulars, because they're truckers' trucks." JAMES BYRD Hatties...

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Preparing for the Big One

YOU, TOO, CAN BREAK DOWN You may be prepared for a major equipment breakdown, but what about protecting that other important ass...

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Industry news

NEW SLEEPER RULE CONFUSES TRUCKERS, AS THE OLD ONE DID Industry leaders say plenty of truckers have voiced questions over the r...

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Paging Dr. Drowsy

If you pick up any newspaper and see the words "tired" and "driver," you can be pretty certain that "truck" or "trucker" won't...

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