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Bad drivers’ days are numbered

Linda Longton, Editor llongton@rrpub.com Who would imagine a trucker with ...

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Test Drive: Street smarts

The VT880 is attractive and roomy. The automated I-Shift transmission, responsive and light on its feet, makes driving in traffic or tig...

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Stronger, faster, better?

In the 1970s TV series "The Bionic Woman," Jaime Sommers was upgraded after a skydiving accident. In NBC's current revival of the ser...

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Turning tire failure into art success

Sculptor Randy Gachet of the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham scavenges rubber "gators" from the roadside and makes art of th...

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Roadside cartoon characters give Boston drivers the bird

Roadside LED displays of obscenely gesturing characters from the Cartoon Network series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," ...

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Sweat equity

Charles and Joy Maly Owner-operator Charles Maly is a model of consistency: He has banked with the same firm since h...

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Smooth start

CJ-4 does such a good job of keeping soot dissolved that a valvetrain inspection shows a noticeable reduction in wear. If you carefully ...

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How do your hauling miles compare to last year’s?

PHILLIP BUCHANAN Columbia, S.C. United Transport "My miles are going up because of more freight and less drivers." ...

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Two routes to cheap money for fuel-saving hardware

Auxiliary power units, such as the Carrier ComfortPro, qualify for low-interest loans through programs offered by EPA and OOIDA. ...

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One bite at a time

Fees hidden and open, reasonable and ridiculous, can take a serious chomp at your bottom line. Here are ways to keep the worst of them a...

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