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Track those piddling costs

Meal costs worth more this year Good record keeping of expenses doesn't include that most common of receipts, your on-the-road ...

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How to: Maintain a fifth wheel

As the chief fastener attaching tractor to trailer, a fifth wheel plays a fundamental role in the safety and maneuverability of combinat...

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Partners in Business: Book keeping

THIS ARTICLE IS FROM the 2006 edition of the Overdrive Partners in Business manual, co-written by American Truck ...

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Let’s burn some rubber

Ah, the bounced check notice. There's nothing like coming off the road to find one - or more - such love notes from your bank waiting ...

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The ultra-lowdown

New ultra-low sulfur diesel is coming to a pump near you. It'll cost slightly more, with slightly lower fuel economy, but it'll run cl...

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Letters to the editor

FOUR-WHEELERS MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY for actions You really caught my attention with "The Blame Game" [Viewpoint, June 2006...

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Say hi to Wi-Fi

Wireless internet at truck stops is fiercly competitive, but it's more common than ever, and some highway locations even offer free ser...

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Street smarts

About the time leaves were falling and grass was turning brown, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency let it be known that forward-t...

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Industry news

FREIGHTLINER TO USE SCR FOR 2010 United States, said Chris Patterson, president and CEO of Freightliner Trucks. The SCR usa...

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A clean sweep

With new materials and new designs, windshield wipers are providing better visibility in rain and snow. Most owner-op...

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