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Do you think the economy’s picking up?

DONALD WILDER Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tuscaloosa County "Yes. There are more trucks on the roads." D...

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Products for Owner-Operators

IN-CAB WORKOUT Truck Gym, a new in-cab exercise device, uses a steel frame that can be adjusted so that it can be assembled a...

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Is road rage getting better or worse?

LARUE FORD South Bend, Ind. CX Roberson "Cell phones, computers and TVs in cars are making people mess up. And mistake...

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Avoiding an electrical meltdown

This Volvo D16 engine has a state-of-the-art pad-type mount for the alternator. It also has an automatic tensioner. T...

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Finishing touches

Robots like this one at a Peterbilt plant reduce the cost and weight of the finish by applying a more even and consistent layer than wou...

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Jawbreaker

John Newsom stands with his traveling partner, Nadine. John Newsom got his nickname, Jawbreaker, during his days as a...

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New products

Reefer trailer control Thermo King's new SB+ line of reefer trailer temperature control units includes the SB-110+, SB-210+ an...

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Retread value

Max Heine The idea that a retread is far inferior to a new tire is a bit like Bigfoot - some people don't believe in...

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Silver linings

Linda Longton Editor "Things are not going well for our industry and we face some awfully tough times in the near ...

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