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On the Right Track

Trucker: Jimmy McSwain, 41, of Chiefland, Fla. Family: Daughter Ashley, 16, and son Brandon, 13 Rig: 1998 Freight...

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An Air-Raising Experience Can Hold Down Tire Costs

What are a few missing psi here and there? Quite a lot if they mean $5,500 for a new set of tires. As mundane as checking pressure is, it's o...

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Matchmakers

At the end of a haul, Steve McMillan desperately needed a load home. McMillan fired up his computer and found a load through an online load bo...

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April 2002

THE OLD-TIMERS STILL REMEMBER "Six Days on the Road," first a hit for Dave Dudley in 1963, mentions passing "a Jimmy and a White...

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April 2002

PERFECTLY POLISHED Gary Reveal of Morrow, Ohio, sees a lot of himself in his 2001 Peterbilt 357 - literally. The custom-built rig fe...

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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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April 2002

ACCESSORIES CATALOG Iowa80.com has released a new, 48-page catalog that contains more than 150 chrome and stainless accessories as w...

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Blessed are the Grease Makers

Chances are good you haven't given grease a second thought since you bought your rig. But like other lubricants that ensure your truck stays...

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