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October 2002

TIME TO TRADE One might not be as valuable as a vintage Mickey Mantle, but then jocks chewing tobacco never looked good in chrome, ...

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Surviving Roadside Inspections

Can your truck pass an inspection, driver? Every time? There are some simple guidelines that will help you can pass any one of the appro...

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VN Again

The VN780 has a 50 percent wheel cut and a new type of clutch. Volvo VN780 HP 500 ISX Cummins* Torque 1850 Axle ratio ...

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A True Gentleman

Asked to write a column in memory of our good friend and leader Pettus Randall, I wondered what words would be a fitting tribute. Then, going ...

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A Life on the Road

Sonny Wagner plans to visit many of the places he went while trucking but never had the chance to see. What would you...

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Proud Parents

Manufacturers take varied approaches on warranties to calm fears and to get the new engines off and running. Engine m...

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October 2002

YELLOW DRIVER NAMED GRAND CHAMPION James March, a Yellow Transportation driver based in Lancaster, Pa., is the 2002 Grand Champion o...

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Just Smile and Stay Safe

Truck driver Joel Shorey was sometimes picked on when he was in grade school because of his then small stature and frame. But he knew how to h...

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Crank of Dawn

One night in November 1965, a simple relay in upstate New York's power system failed. The outage marched eastward from Niagara Falls and engu...

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What do you take with you on the road to remind you of home?

BEN SALAZAR Las Cruces, N.M. MEI "I take small pictures of my children and my granddaughter. Sometimes I take my laptop so I...

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