News

June 2002

COVER STORY Going Local Dining with your family and sl...

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Specialized Trailers: Open For Business

Specialized open trailers offer opportunities for high-dollar hauling. Some owner-operators looking to make more ...

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News From The Fleets

AVERITT EXPRESS OPENS ST. LOUIS SERVICE CENTER Averitt Express, based in Cookeville, Tenn., opened a 23,000-square-foot serv...

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Interesting Trucking Tidbits

IS NOTHING SACRED? The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News reports that "a 10-ounce bag of Skittles was taken from a 1997 Kenworth...

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New Products

KENWORTH'S NEW INTERIOR COLORS Kenworth has announced its latest colors for its Diamond, Splendor and Gallery Interior linings on it...

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News From The Industry

RESTRICTIONS When Mexican carriers begin operating in the United States, these restrictions will be in effect: CARRIERS Must ...

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Snazzy Rides

DREAM COME TRUE Paul and Melissa Hayden remodeled their 1988 Peterbilt 379 in 2001, changing its pale blue to a viper red with ...

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What would you do if you won the lottery?

FRANK BROUSSARD Baton Rouge, La. Swift Transportation "I'd take care of my family and friends - all the ones who have bee...

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

The Sleep That Kills

In 1995, Timothy Douglas, 40, fell asleep at the wheel of his rig and hit a pickup truck carrying 14 people, killing seven. A few month...

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Letters From Readers

COMPARISON MISSES THE MARK I was so enraged by Dustin Lowdermilk's curt and condescending attitude about truckers [September...

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