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Cat to exit highway engines, build truck with Navistar

Caterpillar will not produce an engine for North American on-highway truck makers that will meet stricter 2010 emissions standards, sai...

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Team players

Jack and Judy Tripp of Bandera, Texas, have been team driving for three years. A 40-year veteran truck driver, Jack was joined by wife J...

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Appreciating depreciation

Artis Wiliams of Cat Trucking, a small fleet, in Jackson, Miss., inspects a truck at an auction in Mississippi. Used equipment qualifies...

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A Closer Look: Energy Drinks

"Go Full Throttle, or go home," says the slogan. Part of Full Throttle's ignition, as with most "energy" drinks sold at truck s...

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Generation gaps

An assembly line worker at Volvo's New River Valley plant in Virginia installs one of Volvo's unusual vertical diesel particulate filt...

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News From The Fleets

AVERITT EXPRESS DRIVERS COMPETE Averitt Express recently held its companywide 2002 Driving and Tow Motor Championship at its...

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Stay Off The IRS Radar

Self-employed people, including owner-operators, get audited more frequently. Relax. It's unlikely the Internal Re...

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Play Your Cards Right

Owner-operator Jerry Krulik says he was repeatedly charged fuel card fees beyond the $1.50 that applied when his carrier put money into...

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Products For The Owner-Operator

PETERBILT DEBUTS 379X SPECIAL EDITION Peterbilt will begin production of the 379X, a special edition of its classically style...

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A Tax Break For Health Insurance

Good news for owner-operators who buy their own health insurance: You can deduct the entire portion on next year's income tax. ...

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