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Don’t Let Sleeping Drunks Lie

As a trucker, you help save countless lives each day. You slow down to let cell-phone-obsessed four-wheelers merge safely, move over to give c...

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Letters from Readers

LOT LIZARD ARTICLES A GOOD START IN ADDRESSING 'SERIOUS PROBLEM' I have been trucking since 1955 or so and married for 40 years to...

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Dynamic Duos

Team driving can give you higher pay, better loads, greater opportunities and lower stress. You get to spend more time with your significant o...

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How to Brace Your Electrical System for Winter

Winter is an equal-opportunity hazard for most truck equipment, but it's especially hard on electrical systems. Battery power sags. Starters ...

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Too Much Of A Good Thing

Don't rush out to buy a new rig just to take advantage of a new tax provision that gives you even more depreciation than normal. ...

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Matchmaking

Unlike fleets, owner-operators get one chance to spec their equipment correctly," says Charles Allen, director of sales and marketing for ZF ...

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Getting Acquainted

TRUCKERS: Roy Kendrick, 53, and Carol Kendrick, 50, of Liberal, Kan. TRUCK: 2002 Peterbilt 379 LEASED TO: Nati...

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November 2002

A WIFE'S SHOCKING DISCOVERY I wish you had written the lot lizard article long before Dec. 1999, when I discovered condom receipts ...

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Tables Are Turning

LaRue Mitchell and her husband Mike, who recently leased on to Landstar, are optimistic about 2003. That's even with the "financial crunch"...

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Layoffs Expected to Follow Truck Order Slowdown

Engine and truck makers are laying off or planning to lay off employees in anticipaiton of a truck sales slump. Peterbilt, Detroit Diesel, ...

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