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Sterling accomplishment

Buyers can order Sterling's new NightShift mid-size sleeper model starting in December. Production will start in March. ...

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Speakout: A trucker’s copilot and guardian

As the wife of an owner-operator, I always read Overdrive. I loved the story about having a dog in the truck for companionship ["J...

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Attractive Trucks

BACK HOME AGAIN Leo Connors' dream truck, a 1987 Peterbilt 359, arrived the day before Thanksgiving 1986. He admits he made th...

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Products for the Owner-Operator

Continental Tire North America introduced seven new tires for the heavy and severe-service truck markets. NEW TI...

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Time To Run

OLD RULE Driver may drive 10 hours after eight hours off-duty. Driver may not drive after 15 hours on duty, following eight h...

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Labor Of Love

Cynics say you work hard, then you die. Many truckers would say you work hard, then take pride in your work. And then work some more. A...

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Hard-Working Beauties

SUPER SLEEPER Kenneth and Mary Jane Olson of Superior, Wis., use their 1984 Peterbilt 359 to haul military freight. Although th...

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How To Replace Air Chambers

Step 6: Apply anti-seize compound to parts before reassembling them. TOOLBOX Combination wrenches Half-inch socket set Teflo...

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Politicians talk surcharges and fuel taxes amid diesel protests

Proposed legislation would mandate that any fuel surcharge be clearly stated in the freight contract and passed to the party that pays f...

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The will to drill

Linda Longton Editor As gas and diesel prices hover near $5 per gallon, Americans have real concerns about our depe...

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