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Heavy Home Schooling

In the education of a truck driver, size and weight information is low priority. But learn this: a sledge, a 50-foot tape, an air gauge and pe...

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Tex Mex: Combinations sizzle in Texas sun

The searing San Antonio sun was just setting behind Buzz and Carol Sweeden's 2001 Kenworth W900L and matching tanker trailer. The combination...

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Living Legacy

Dale Earnhardt Jr. remembers looking through old books in hopes of finding his father's name in them. "When I was a little kid, I loved t...

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Gordon Goes for Five

Jeff Gordon wrapped up the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup crown at Atlanta and enjoyed a victory celebration in New York City during the holiday seas...

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Deductions begin at home

Whether co-drivers in the truck or keepers of the homefront, wives of owner-operators are usually the family bookkeepers as well. One of our m...

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Hard-Charging Hamilton

Bobby Hamilton doesn't have the championship reputation of Jeff Gordon or the crowd-pleasing driving style of Dale Earnhardt Jr. What he does...

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Making the most of time apart

Some even feel that the time apart strengthens rather than weakens their marriages. Jane Hansen believes she's closer to her husband since...

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April 2002

EXPECT FEWER COMPONENT CHOICES, TRUCK MAKERS SAY The cost of producing trucks with engines that meet the Environmental Protection A...

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What’s the Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Hauled?

RONNIE THREADGILL Red Oak, Texas Prime "I hauled bodies to the University of California Medical Center." PAT...

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Family Traditions

When Scott McCurry took the podium March 5 to accept the Truckload Carriers Association's 2001 Independent Contractor of the Year award, he a...

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