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How did you get started in trucking?

STEVE REYNOLDS Ashford, Ala. Independent "It's been so long I can hardly remember. I've been driving 21 years, and I'...

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‘My Truck is My Life’

Trucker: Grant Sheldon of Henderson, Ky. Age: 54 Truck: 1998 Kenworth T2000 powered by a 1998 500-hp Detroit Se...

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February 2002

NEW GOOSENECKS Landoll introduced its new Models 135 and 150 fixed gooseneck Beavertail Trailers. The Model 135 is a two-axle, 25-to...

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February 2002

FLEET HELPS WITH PENTAGON REPAIRS Stone Belt Freight Lines of Bloomington, Ind., which has hauled Indiana limestone since the early ...

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Easing the Pain of College Saving

It's tough to save in any economic climate, and tougher when freight is slow. So if you can muster the discipline to stash a little bit away ...

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Getting Online on the Road

When Dan Stewart of Dick Simon Trucking wants to access the Internet, he doesn't look for the nearest truck stop. Instead, he reaches for his...

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February 2002

NO-FAULT ACCIDENT HANDICAPS JOB SEARCH In March 2001, I quit my job as a truck driver. However, after being unable to find adequate ...

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Tell it Like it is

It's not unusual for owner-operators to complain about the companies they're leased to. Nor is it unusual for trucking companies to complain...

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February 2002

SURHCARGES ADJUST AS DIESEL PRICES FALL As diesel fuel prices fell to their lowest level in more than two years, several fleets anno...

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February 2002

BEWARE 'THE BLOB' A yellow-green ooze that stinks like rotten eggs is seeping out of I-65 near Hobart, Ind. The source seems to ...

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