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Small steps

Wide singles save fuel by reducing friction and weight. The environmental gains to be made in the business world migh...

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Why I run green

Eliminating idling saves fuel and reduces wear and tear on his Detroit Diesel Series 60, says Brian Coleman. Idling "breaks down the oi...

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Diesel’s competitors

A Norcal Waste Systems truck is refueled with liquid natural gas. LNG also can be used in medium-duty trucks, though less exotic spark i...

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Beyond idling

Cummins says its ComfortGuard APU has a 1,000-hour oil-change interval, a 12,000-btu air conditioner and a 4,000/8,000-btu two-stage hea...

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No idle threat

Idle-free zones in truck-stop parking lots, like this one at the TA in Troutville, Va., aren't uncommon, but few truck stops contain en...

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When the road is home

Living full-time in the truck can be a way to find freedom and financial success. Expedited team drivers Phil and Dia...

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Solid competition

New MaxxForce engines from International a success. Competition is a wonderful thing. For truckers, two recent prod...

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Traits of a winner

Randy Grider Editor rgrider@rrpub.com Six drivers - three company drivers ...

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Border battle

Both sides await a ruling from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after a hearing on whether the federal cross-border trucking progr...

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Fabulous fifties

Carolyn Magner Columnist cmagner@rrpub.com Dear Carolyn, I'm turning 5...

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