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April 10, 2008

Chad Smith owns this 2008 Peterbilt dump truck, with a 370-hp Cat under the hood. TOD...

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The rocky coast

Navigating the Golden State's new emissions laws isn't easy. California's diesel truck emissions laws are not onl...

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Small steps

Wide singles save fuel by reducing friction and weight. The environmental gains to be made in the business world migh...

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Why I run green

Eliminating idling saves fuel and reduces wear and tear on his Detroit Diesel Series 60, says Brian Coleman. Idling "breaks down the oi...

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Diesel’s competitors

A Norcal Waste Systems truck is refueled with liquid natural gas. LNG also can be used in medium-duty trucks, though less exotic spark i...

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Beyond idling

Cummins says its ComfortGuard APU has a 1,000-hour oil-change interval, a 12,000-btu air conditioner and a 4,000/8,000-btu two-stage hea...

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No idle threat

Idle-free zones in truck-stop parking lots, like this one at the TA in Troutville, Va., aren't uncommon, but few truck stops contain en...

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When the road is home

Living full-time in the truck can be a way to find freedom and financial success. Expedited team drivers Phil and Dia...

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New Advantage When Spec’ing a Cummins SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain

Letters to the Editor: Don't give away our freedom

When I read your editorial entitled "Getting Onboard" (Editor's Journal, February 2008), my first reaction was I thought you showed ...

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Music Reviews: Return to greatness

Good Time - Alan Jackson The last time Alan Jackson put out a new CD (Like Red on a Rose), this Truckers News column crucified t...

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