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Chilly Job, Billy Bob

Bitterroot James Lee Burke Reviewed by Vicky Stowers Owner-operator Listening Time: 6 hours...

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The Changing Faces of Trucking

When Aaron Gonzales started driving a truck there weren't many over-the-road Hispanic drivers like himself. "You saw Hispanics a lot in Texa...

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CF Files for Bankruptcy, Lays Off Thousands

Consolidated Freightways filed for bankruptcy Sept. 4 and laid off 15,500 employees. The less-than-truckload company, which started truck-m...

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Transport America Helps Charity

More than a dozen Transport America drivers donated their time and the company donated its trailers to help support the Minnesota Chapter of t...

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Diesel Experts Blast EPA Report

Diesel exhaust from big rigs probably causes lung cancer, says to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency. "Overall, the evi...

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Melting Snowballs and Flying Pigs

John Latta Executive Editor Jlatta@eTrucker.com How's your purchasing ...

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Layoffs Expected to Follow Truck Order Slowdown

Engine and truck makers are laying off or planning to lay off employees in anticipaiton of a truck sales slump. Peterbilt, Detroit Diesel, ...

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Let the Big Horses Run!

Although NASCAR racing had already broken its regional bonds and become a national phenomenon, there was still skepticism when the sanctioning...

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

A Drive Down Memory Lane

1977 was a significant year in trucking. Issues like deregulation, the 55-mile-per-hour speed limit, highway use taxes, the increasing cost of...

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Readers Speak Out

A Great Big Thank You My husband is a driver for Don Garrett Trucking. On Thursday, July 18, 2002, the fuel...

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