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KEEPING COOL

How to maintain your A/C system to avoid poor cooling Cab air conditioners use R134a, a refrigerant that's always under pressur...

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Cover Story

The buzzword in communications technology these days is location. As details are unveiled of the new GPS-aware applications available for the ...

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Gauges – July 2009

National average: $2.50 Matching a low last hit in 2005, the price of diesel began increasing from $2.02 in mid-March. The first week ...

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Online

Trucking video If you'd like to hear July Trucker of the Month Scotty Collett talk about his early days in trucking, go to youtube.c...

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Pulse – July 2009

This summer's "Ice Road Truckers" features drivers on Alaska's Dalton Highway. The show, in its third season, is obviously popular. Wh...

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Dollars & Sense – July 2009

Digging out of debt Do you know the one thing you can do to make yourself richer by next week? Spend less than you earn. It's really...

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Fleet Focus – July 2009

TCA names Safety Professional of the Year James Ransom, 29-year safety director at Clayton, Ala.-based Boyd Bros. Transportation, has...

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Speak

Send a letter to the editor of Overdrive HERE Missing business skills isn't the problem Yo...

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Specs that Payback

The days of the prototypical heavy-duty truck with a long, straight hood and a wheelbase that reaches halfway across Texas are disappearing. A...

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Long, long haul

Tennessee owner-operator Scotty Collett started trucking in a 1947 Chevrolet two-ton that he bought to haul pulp wood out of Tennessee's Natc...

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