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Neatness Pays

When you spend most of your waking and sleeping hours inside your cab, it soon starts to show the wear: dust, grit, stains from drinks, foods,...

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Going Local

Kyle Knapp can take a day off in the middle of the week to spend time with his 6-year-old daughter, Hannah, and his 2-year-old son, Seth. "I ...

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Safety’s Price

In for-hire trucking applications, the feds found produce haulers and cold food fleets had the highest incident rates. Less-than-truckload and...

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Clean and Mean

Driving the new cooled exhaust gas recirculation engines is a pleasure. Not only do worries about performance appear to be unfounded, but the ...

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EGR Test Drive: Cummins

ISX 450 Horsepower: 450 Peak torque: 1,650 Axle ratio: 3:9 Top gear ratio .74 Rpm limit: 2,000 Additional pounds: 170 ...

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EGR Test Drive: Detroit Deisel

Series 60 430 Horsepower: 430 Peak torque: 1,200 Axle ratio: 3:9 Top gear ratio .74 Rpm limit: 2,100 Additional pounds: 170 ...

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EGR Test Drive: Mack

C-EGR Horsepower: 427 Peak torque: 1,500 Axle ratio: 4:17 Top gear ratio .74 Rpm limit: 1,800 Additional pounds: 90-100 ...

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A New Star Is Born

A low-profile 'LowMax' version of the Western Star 4900EX heavy-duty truck has arrived. It features a lowered cab and sleeper height, and it...

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Not Just A Pretty Face

Last month, dozens of truckers gathered under the Southern California sun for a contest that has become a heavily anticipated annual event. Th...

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The Great Hope

From almost any tragedy, there appear stories that inspire us or make us wonder about the grander scheme of things. These accounts give us hop...

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